Sunday, 7 January 2018

Angelina Kučvaļska

Latvian Figure Skater

Name: Angelina Kučvaļska (Kuchvalska)
Nationality: Latvia
Birthdate : 06 December 1999
Place of Birth:  Saldus, Latvia
Sport: Ice Skating
Height: 1m64cm  (5'4)

Angelina is a Latvian Figure Skater. She has been the Latvian Champion for the last 4 years. Her best World Championships performance has been 15th and 4th in the Europeans, both in 2015-16. She will be seeking to compete in the 2018 Olympics in South Korea.

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Kurumi Imai

Japanese Snowboarder

Name: Kurumi Imai
Nationality: Japanese
Date of Birth: 24 September 1999
Place of Birth: Nagano, Japan
Sport: Snowboard

Kurumi is an 18 year old Japanese Snowboarder, who competes in the Halfpipe. She will be seeking to represent Japan in the 2018 Olympics in South Korea this year. She won Bronze at the 2017 Asian Winter Games in the Halfpipe.

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Florence Schelling

Swiss Ice Hockey Goal Tender

Name: Florence Schelling
Nationality: Switzerland
Date of Birth: 07 March 1989
Place of Birth: Schaffhausen, Switzerland
Sport: Ice Hockey
Height: 1m65cm (5'5)
Position : Goal Tender
Club: Linkopings

Florence is the Swiss national side Goal Tender. She at the age of 28 has already had a long career stretching across 4 countries, with her College Hockey being played in the USA, and having also played in Canada and Switzerland, she now plays for Swedish side Linkopings. She has won Bronze at the Sochi 2014 Olympics, and has featured at every Olympics since 2006 in Turin. She will be hoping this will be her Fourth Olympics in PyeongChang.

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Sanna Lüdi

Swiss Ski Cross

Name: Sanna Luedi
Nationality: Swiss
Date of Birth: 17 February 1986
Place of Birth: Baden, Switzerland
Sport: Ski Cross
Height: 1m72cm (5'8)

Sanna is a Swiss Ski Cross competitor. She used to be an Alpine Skier but moved across to the Freestyle division earlier in her career, and has competed in in two Olympics in 2010 and 2014. She could also feature in 2018, She is 10th in the current World Cup standings. She has previously served a year ban after not declaring her location on three occasions to testers.

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Mari Laukkanen

Finnish Biathlete

Name: Mari Laukkanen
Nationality: Finnish
Date of Birth: 09 November 1987
Place of Birth: Eno, Finland
Sport: Biathlon
Height: 1m71cm  (5'7)

Mari is a 30 year old Finnish Biathlete. She has twice competed in the Winter Olympics and will this year look to make that three occasions. With two 1st place finishes in the World Cup in 2017, she does has form for getting good finishes, but will up against it to get any kind of top finish in PyeongChang for the Winter Olympics. She does also compete in Cross Country Skiing.

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Saturday, 6 January 2018

Karolina Erbanova

We return to normal services with this Czech Speed Skater

Name: Karolina Erbanova
Nationality: Czech
Date of Birth: 27 October 1992
Place of Birth: Vrchlabi, Czech Republic

Sport: Speedskater
Height: 1m76cm (5'9)

25 year old Czech Speed Skater Karolina is hoping for a big 2018. She will be off to the Olympic s next month in South Korea, fresh from winning Bronze in the 500m at the European Championships. Illness has seen her pull out of these championships early to stay fit fr the Olympics. She has medalled at World Level before with Bronze in the World Championships in 2015.

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