The Circle

Janne Müller-Wieland’s World Cup Hopes for Germany

Janne Müller-Wieland, German Captain, Field Hockey
Janne Müller-Wieland

German Captain Janne Müller-Wieland leads her team into the World Cup with 220 caps and three Olympic Games under her belt and still cleans hockey stadiums!

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The Circle is hosted by former Hockeyroos player Ashleigh Nelson

Podcast length: 31′ 13″

On this month’s episode of The Circle, Ash Nelson’s guest is Janne Müller-Wieland, captain of Germany and a world class international player with over 220 caps for her country. She is a 3 x Olympian, having represented Germany at Beijing 2008, London 2012 and the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, where she captained her country to a bronze medal. In 2008 she was nominated for the FIH World Young Player of the Year Award, having been the youngest member of the German squad at the Beijing Olympics and in 2011 she was awarded Hamburg’s Athlete of the Year. Janne tells some unique and funny stories about her time playing in Japan, why she started handing out free hugs and spending time cleaning hockey stadiums.  Janne also shares her thoughts on who will win the Women’s World Cup in London starting on July 21st.

Janne has numerous international honours, including:

2018 Indoor World Cup – Gold

2016 Olympics – Bronze

2015 EuroHockey Championships – Bronze

2013 EuroHockey Championships – Gold

2011 EuroHockey Championships – Silver

2010 World Cup – Fourth

2009 EuroHockey Championships – Silver

Janne plays her club hockey in Germany for Uhlenhorster HC (also known as UHC Hamburg) who she has captained to victory in the German Championships. Just a few of her recent club honours include:

2015 European Indoor Cup Champions

2015 Euro Hockey Cup Champions Trophy Winners

2015 Ladies German Field Hockey Champions

2014 Ladies German Indoor Hockey Champions

Janne MW Q&A on Euro Hockey

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Photo: Janne Müller-Wieland supplied
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