Monday, 29 August 2016

Katharina Lehnert

Filipino Tennis Player

Name: Katharina Lehnert
Nationality: Philippines / Germany
Date of Birth: 18 February 1994
Place of Birth: Braunschweig, Germany
Sport: Tennis
Height: unknown
Ranking: 422 (29/08/2016)

Katharina is a  German born Philippines tennis player. She used to represent Germany, the nation of her father, until 2013 when she switched allegiance to the Philippines, the nation of her mother. She has 4 ITF tour wins to her name in singles tennis and a further three in doubles tennis. 

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Sunday, 28 August 2016

Best of the Olympics - Silver Medallists

A week after the Olympics end, we have another best of the Olympic medallists. This time it's the Silver medallists, solo and team members.

Here are the Silver girls.

Kosovare Asllani - Sweden - Football

Tania Cagnotto - Italy - Diving £m Synchronised Springboard

Eva de Goede - Netherlands - Hockey

Ellen Hoog - Netherlands - Hockey

  • Yana Kudryavtseva - Russia - Rhythmic Gymnastics - All Around

Elena Lopez - Spain - Rhythmic Gymnastics - Team All Around

Maria Paseka - Russia - Gymnastics - Vault & Team

Elin Rubensson - Sweden - Football

Dafne Schippers - Netherlands - 200m Sprint

Naomi van As - Netherlands - Hockey

Kitty van Male - Netherlands - Hockey

Marta Walczykiewicz - Poland - K1 200m

Lidewij Welten - Netherlands - Hockey

 Maja W┼éoszczowska - Poland - Mountain Bike

He Zi - China - Diving - 3m Springboard

Sunday, 21 August 2016

Best of the Olympics - Gold Medallists

As the Olympics in Rio wind down with the closing ceremony tonight, we take a look at those who had a successful Olympics, winning Gold in their events, whether solo or in a team.

Here are the Golden Girls

Mireira Belmonte - Spain - 200m Butterfly

Pernille Blume - Denmark - 50m Freestyle

Lisa Carrington - New Zealand - Canoe K-1 200 m

Svenja Huth - Germany - Football

Jade Jones - Uk - TaeKwonDo Featherweight (57 kg)

Mariana Pajon - Colombia - BMX

Sam Quek - UK - Hockey

Jenny Rissveds - Sweden - Mountain Bike

Anna Sen - Russia - Handball

Laura Trott - UK - Cycling (Track) Team Pursuit, Omnium

Georgie Twigg - UK - Hockey

Elena Vesnina - Russia - Tennis

Sanne Wever - Netherlands - Gymnastics (Balance Beam)

Elena Lopez

Spanish Gymnast

Name: Elena Lopz Benaches
Nationality: Spain
Date of Birth: 04 October 1994
Place of Birth: Valencia, Spain
Sport: Gymnastics (Rhythmic Gymnastics)
Height:1m68cm (5'6)

Elena is a part of the Spanish Team for the Rhythmic Gymnastics Team Event that is up coming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.  The 21 year old has a host of meals from World and European Championships, but usually at individual events. 

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Anna Sen

Russian Handball Player

Name: Anna Sen
Nationality: Russia
Date of Birth: 03 December 1990
Place of Birth: Krasnodar, Soviet Union
Sport: Handball
Height: 1m85cm (6'1)
Position : Left Back

Club: Rostov Don

Anna is a Russian Handball player who has just been competing in the 2016 Rio Olympics and her side, the Russians in fact won Gold, beating the French in the final. The Russians have been gradually improving for a while and after numerous mid position finishes in the European Championships an Olympic win was a bit of a surprise.

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