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  • "Armel" is male
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Favourite Team: Tours Volley Ball

Favourite Players: Alexandre Sloboda, Slobodan Boskan, Hubert Henno, Vladimir Nikolov, Nikola Grbic, Loïc de Kergret, Hichem Guemmadi, Petr Konecny, Earvin Ngapeth,

Location: Nantes (France)

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Saturday, June 28th 2008, 6:19pm

Amazing !

She won 4 olympic medal (one gold, two silver, one bronze) in three different olympics (Barcelona, Atlanta, Sydney).
She won 13 world champion titles (and 13 other medals) in fifth discipline. (road race, time trial, track point race, track 3 km pursuit and even moutain bike !)
She also perform 38 world record and won almost every races but the Italy Tour during her incredible career.

Today, she won her 54th (!)french championship , her 15th french Road cycling championship, 29 years after her first one. After wining the french Time Trial championship thursday (the sixth time she's winning both Road cycling and time trial french championship the same year) she is very likely to take part to his seventh olympics in Beijing ! :what:

Her name: Jeannie Longo, she will turn 50 this autumn and despite competing against opponents who could all be her daughters she still isn't considering to stop her career .

Does someone has exemples of other incredibly long sport career like that ?



  • "Konrad" is male

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Favourite Team: Poland, USA(M), Spain(M)

Favourite Players: Eleonora Dziękiewicz, Lloy Ball, Manon Flier, Neslihan Demir Darnel, Zbigniew Bartman, Dawid Murek

Location: Poland - Szczecin, near Berlin

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Saturday, June 28th 2008, 8:15pm

I'm not really interested in cycling, especially feamle, but of course I know Longo. Her career is more than impressive. It is real icon of this sport discipline.
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5th place - Prediction Game - World League 2011 :D

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