Overview
Maret Balkestein-Grothues

Maret Balkestein-Grothues

Club
Casalmaggiore
Nationality
Netherlands
Birth Date
16/09/1988
Birth Place
Almelo
Height
180 cm
Weight
68 kg
Hobbies
Reading

In June 2008 Maret Balkestein-Grothues made her debut in the national team in the match against Cuba at the Montreux Volley Masters. So far (11-05-2016), Balkestein-Grothues has played 244 international matches for her country. With the Dutch national team the wing spiker conquered silver at the 2009 European Championship in Poland and the 2015 European Championship in The Netherlands. At the 2010 World Championship in Japan, Balkestein-Grothues was awarded with the ‘best server’ trophy. In the 2015-2016 season the current captain of the Dutch team played for the Polish club PGE Atom Sopot. Balkestein-Grothues started playing volleyball at Krekkers (Mariaparochie).

Career

  • Position Wing spiker
  • Selection Olympic (6) - W.C. (11) - Other (291)
  • International Debut Montreux
  • Club Debut VV Krekkers
  • Current Club Casalmaggiore
  • Spike 304
  • Block 285