Monday, 29 August 2016

Katharina Lehnert

Filipino Tennis Player

Factfile
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 Włoszczowska - 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

Factfile
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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