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She wanted to be a running medal hunter at the age of 85

Andrea Harrison started running at age 50 and wanted to convince others that it was never too late to start something.

At the age of 85, Harrison was still strong enough to win the 800-meter gold medal with a time of 6 minutes 0.24 seconds and a silver medal in the content of 5,000 meters with a time of 43 minutes 1 second. In September 2018, this former elementary school teacher reaped both of the above content at the Georgia State Elderly Games.

Harrison insists she is looking to win a medal at more run events, but awards and accolades are not what this runner sought.

She has also lectured at community centers and schools, focusing on the benefits of running and exercising for her physical and mental health. According to her, exercise will help eliminate the chaos and anxiety in each person.

“Thank God I’m not in pain and everything is fine. This life is a gift from God, and he must have given me the strength to keep running”, Harrison told 11alive as he looked back on his running career.

Harrison came to jogging at the age of 50, because his son was in high school then. He wanted to join the track and field team but the school did not have this activity, so Harrison and his mother chose to run around the school parking area.

A few years later, when the family moved to Atlanta, Harrison began to run along a riverside path and increase the distance. It took up to three years for a former elementary school teacher to run a mile (1.6 kilometers) continuously.

Harrison now runs 11 miles (more than 17 kilometers) per week. She eliminated the chaos and anxiety in her head by praying for her loved ones while running. She has a twin sister with a disability, 6 children, 14 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren.

One son is a coach who runs the field and helps Harrison plan his training. The next two sons help mom buy running accessories and travel expenses for tournaments. There were always a few Gammy’s Groupies members waiting for Harrison at the finish line to support the 85-year-old runner.

Top 3 most impressive female athletes in 2019

It can be said that they are examples of extraordinary energy, ambition and a symbol of a female model in a new era.

Join us in honoring the women who have made impressive achievements over the past year.

1. Simone Biles

Despite experiencing terrible times in the past that have been sexually abused. She bravely stood up and told the truth to the public. Seven months ago Simone Biles allegedly abused sexually assaulted by former US gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.

Over the past year, Simone Biles has become the greatest gymnast in the world and has become a symbol of resilience and enduring spirit. Taking a break two years after the Rio 2016 tournament, the Olympic champion immediately added to his medal collection on his return – with all the gold medals at the US Classics tournament thanks to the highest score being the record at this tournament.

She then took first place in two days of playing at the US National Championships impressively. Biles often wears a teal-colored head as a symbol for survivors of sexual abuse. She is not just a message about sports.

At the World Championship, an extremely resilient, never-giving Biles was admired. Before the day of competition, she was hospitalized because of stomach pain due to kidney stones. However, upon discharge, she won 6 consecutive medals with 4 gold medals.

2. Dina Asher-Smith

An athlete born in 1995 in Northern Ireland. She climbed to the top of her career glory when she won the Gold Medal at a distance of 100m at the 2014 World Youth Championship.

At the General Prosperity Games at the Gold Coast, she won a bronze medal in the dramatic 200m event. Defeat Jamaica’s dual Olympic champion, Elaine Thompson.

And in the European Championships in Berlin, and Asher-Smith’s dominance in sprint fields is indisputable. The 23-year-old won three gold medals in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay events with a world-leading running record and was named the European athlete of the year.

3. Lindsey Vonn

Considered the most famous American face in the Winter Olympics. However, in February, she only achieved a disappointing result in downhill skiing with a bronze medal at the World Championships in the Alps (Sweden).

The former Olympic and world champion has retired from his career with a record winning 82 World Cup races. At the age of 34, Vonn is not only a record-breaker, she also left a massive legacy.

In 2010, Vonn received the Laureus Sportswoman of the Year Award and was an athlete of the US Olympic Committee for the year. Injury causes Vonn to miss parts of a number of competitive seasons, including nearly all of the 2014 and most of the 2013 seasons.

While recovering from her injury, she worked as a reporter for NBC News about the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

8 outstanding female stars of world sports

Here is a collection of female athletes who have made a mark in the past 12 months.

Simone Biles

Over the past 12 months, 21-year-old American female athlete has entered the history of world gymnastics, becoming a symbol of resilience and endurance. More than 2 years of absence from Rio 2016, the Olympic champion has returned strongly when winning 6 medals at the World Championship, including 4 gold medals.

Lindsey Vonn

Considered by many to be the most popular face in winter sports, Vonn decided to retire in February 2019 at the World Championships. Despite the injury, the female ski player still finished the test and won bronze. Instead of retreating before, Vonn continued and everyone considered her an inspiration. Former Olympic champion and world record 82 world cup winner.

Ada Hegerberg

In December 2018, striker Hegerberg of Lyon and Norway became the first to receive the title of Women’s Golden Ball. The 23-year-old scored a goal in the Champions League final last year to help Lyon beat Wolfsburg 4-1, and is also the top scorer with 15 goals.

Naomi Osaka

The past 12 months in Osaka’s career have been like a dream. The 21-year-old Japanese woman made a breakthrough performance by winning the championship at Indian Wells, followed by two consecutive Grand Slam titles at the US Open and the Australian Open. Becoming the world’s No. 1, Naomi becomes a new superstar but her humility is seen as a role model.

Ana Carrasco

In September 2018, Ana became the first woman to win a motorcycle racing title by winning the World Supersport 300. The 21-year-old Spaniard became a role model for women and girls. She hopes to be involved in speed sports.

Lizzie Armanto

“Take your hands off, the hardest thing I’ve done on the skateboard”. Those were the words Lizzie shared after she became the first woman to complete the infamous 360 “Tony Hawk” 360-degree loop. 26-year-old girl from Santa Monica, California challenged gravity to land safely where is considered one of the most dangerous stunts of skateboarding.

Laura Muir

At the 2019 European Indoor Athletics Championships, the Scottish girl won gold at a distance of 1,500 meters and 3,000 meters, two years after doing the same in Belgrade. Her talent was also shown in outdoor competitions when she won 2 Diamond League titles and 1 Gold Medal in the European Championship in 2018. Muir is one of the brightest candidates for the Tokyo Olympic gold medal in medium distance.

Alyssa Healy

The 28-year-old is the mainstay for Australia to win the ICC World T20, as the top scorer. She was voted the best player of the tournament. The Australian Cricketer engraved her name on a world record for the highest catch with a ball from a drone dropped at an altitude of 82.5 meters.

2 greatest female players of all time

The world football village not only recognizes outstanding male players, but this king of sport also honors outstanding female players.

Here, we will introduce to you the top 2 greatest female players of all time in the history of world football.

1. Marta (Brazil)

Marta Vieira da Silva was born in 1986, is considered the No.1 legend of the world women’s football village. She is mentioned with many different nicknames such as football queen, “Pele wears a skirt”, “the best player in the world”…

Known for excellent ball-handling skills, ability to observe, dribble, and scored. Marta is the owner of FIFA player of the year 5 times in a row in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010.

She also won the Golden Ball at the U19 Women’s World Cup in 2004. She and the Brazil team won the Silver Medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics, 2008. Marta currently holds the record for most World Cup goals with 15 goals, surpassing Birgit Prinz’s previous record of 14 scores.

2. Mia Hamm (USA)

Mia Hamm was born in 1972, she is considered a legend, a symbol of American football. Mia Hamm is the inspiration for the dream of many girls around the world who bring gender equality in football. With 158 goals in 275 appearances for the national team, Mia Hamm is hailed by American men as the greatest striker of all time in the United States.

American football fans in the US and around the world know Mia Hamm for their aggressive style, not afraid of disputes. Her appearance is always a danger to any defense and goalkeeper of any team.

Mia Hamm has twice become the best female player in the world (2001 and 2002) and was chosen by the football king Pele as one of the 125 greatest players in the world of all time. Mia Hamm officially suspended her shoes and closed her illustrious career in 2004.

Megan Rapinoe: A symbol of talent and gender equality

As an openly lesbian against social injustice, Rapinoe is always clear about her position.

She was the first white female player to join the kneeling in the national anthem ritual movement to protest police racism and violence against black people in the United States. She caused a stir when she refused the US President Donald Trump’s invitation to visit the White House and participated in a lawsuit against the American Football Association itself for sexism.

Last summer, in addition to raising the World Cup gold trophy, the Golden Ball award for Best Player of the tournament, the Golden Boot award of the tournament, Rapinoe appeared in almost every famous television program in the United States. like Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers, Rachel Maddow, Good Morning America and Meet the Press… And don’t forget the image of Rapinoe at the title celebration ceremony outside New York City Hall. If Rapinoe did not speak up demanding equality, would that have happened?

On the night of being named FIFA Player of the Year, Rapinoe once again caught everyone’s attention. The Americans didn’t care about Cristiano Ronaldo’s absence that night, they paid attention to Rapinoe’s speech.

On the stage of the world’s oldest opera house, Rapinoe appealed against racism, sexism and other things that are ugly beautiful sport.

“One of the stories that inspired me the most this year was the story of Raheem Sterling and Kalidou Koulibaly, in addition to the wonderful performance on the pitch, they fought against racism. I remembered the young Iranian woman who set herself on fire for not being able to come to a football match. I remember some other gay players fighting hard because of the rampaging obsessions we are facing… These are stories that inspire me a lot, but they also make me sad and a little disappointed.

I have a question for everyone. We are professional, successful, financial and many other players. I want all of us here to share our success. Let’s use football to change the world for the better. It is my and everyone’s responsibility. Do whatever you can. We have incredible power in this room”.

Indonesian women’s volleyball player was asked to have a gender check

Large appearance, quite masculine face. Therefore, Aprilla Santini Manganang of the Indonesian team is suspected of gender.

The coach of the Indonesian women’s volleyball team pointed to Aprilla Santini Manganang and asked the 28th SEA Games Organizers to conduct a gender test. Aprilla Santini Manganang has a rather masculine face that is probably why she is suspected of her gender.

Gender testing is a controversial issue, affecting the psychology of athletes before the competition takes place. Gender issues vaansnayr born a long time ago. Currently, the SEA Games organizers and coach Gorayeb have not commented on the incident.

After completing the competition, the 23-year-old athlete had to run quickly out of the field, quickly board the team bus before the hunt of reporters. After requesting Manganang’s gender verification before the match, there was a dismissal request after the Southeast Asian Games Federation Southeast Health Committee reviewed the written statements of the Indonesian volleyball team.

“To be honest, my life is quite sad. Not many people have a good life everywhere you go, you face challenges. Any country I go to and play, there will be protest”, she said.

 A spokesman for the Philippines volleyball team said the request was so, but did not expect the organizers to do this because it involved a lot of things, including a delicate one.

The gender test of the athletes is always controversial because of the delicacy, the process is complicated, and time-consuming because it is not only related to the genitals but also to the physiology of the athletes.

Aprilia Santini Manganang said: “If they want me to take the test, I will do it”. The player who sees Lionel Messi as idol said that: “This is the first time at the SEA Games, I have waited too long, and I want to do my best for Indonesia. My parents are the most kind. They have never asked me about my appearance, as long as I can. I grew up as a kind person like them and someone they are proud of”.

5 sports bring the perfect physique for women

Exercising is a great therapy for good health. Not only that, sports activities also help to burn excess fat and bring back the body toned. In the article below, we would like to share some sports that bring the perfect physique for women.

 Yoga

Yoga is a great sport that many women love. This sport comes from a practice for health. However, many studies have shown great weight loss effects of yoga. Some surveys show that yoga is as effective as strict diets. People can lose 300 calories after half an hour of yoga, which is equivalent to doing an ab exercises or using a treadmill at the gym.

According to a study in the US on 15,000 overweight people, the group practiced at least 3 yoga sessions per week to lose 3kg after a month. In addition, yoga poses are good for relaxation and blood circulation. Therefore, besides improving physique, it also helps your body become more flexible and reduce back pain effectively.

Zumba Dance

Zumba is a fast jump, which works to burn calories the fastest way. Not only does it support weight loss, but it also helps you train your heart, reduce fat as well as increase muscle mass and help tone your body. These vibrant dances also make you more relaxed.

One study showed that for an hour of zumba you could consume 446 calories if you weighed 70 kg and 532 calories if you weigh 83 kg. You have to burn 3500 calories to lose 0.45kg, so exercising 3 hours in a week, you can lose at least 0.45kg even more than 0.9kg if you dance zumba an hour a day and eat less 500 calories 1 day to maintain weight. This is considered the fastest way to reduce but still healthy.

Swimming

Swimming is an ideal sport for women who want to lose weight. This activity helps to lose weight evenly the areas of excess fat under the action of water, including some difficult areas like belly, thighs, hips. With 1 hour of swimming, you will lose 500-800 or maybe 1000 calories.

In addition, swimming is a way of massaging the whole body, stretching the tendons, strengthening muscles and improving the metabolism. It also helps to relax the mind, bringing comfort to the practitioner.

Aerobic

Aerocbic is a great whole-body activity. As a combination of fast and continuous movement, the impact on the muscles in the arms, legs and hips … aerobic not only reduces thigh fat, biceps, but also reduces body fat, helps muscle tone more and ruddy complexion. With an hour of Aerobic exercise you can completely burn up to 800 calories. Besides, the joyful and exciting rhythm of Step-Aerobic exercise will also help you relieve stress and bring you a better cardiovascular system.

Cycling

This is a very gentle sport that is good for women. The amount of calories burned will depend on how fast you cycle. Cycling can burn 75 – 670 calories in 30 minutes if cycling regularly and comfortably. You should gradually increase the cycling rhythm so that your body is bathed by your sweat. In addition, high-intensity training helps the skin to release sweat, increasing the beneficial endorphins.

With the above sharing, the article hopes to provide useful information, help you choose the right form of movement and help improve the most effective physique.

The richest female athletes in the world

Here is a list of the richest female athletes in the world. They are all extremely talented athletes, possessing enormous wealth and are popular with everyone.

Serena Williams (US $ 120 million assets)

Serena Williams is the richest female athlete in the world with a net worth of $ 120 million. Not only is she a talented tennis player, she is also a fashion designer, actress, writer and businesswoman. In his career, Williams has won 18 Grand Slam titles for the best racket and five times has been voted the number one seed in the world. Each year she earns from 15 to 20 million USD from her left hand jobs.

Alexis Dejoria (US $ 100 million assets)

This American female driver is the daughter of billionaire John Paul with an estimated fortune of $ 100 million. She started her career in 2005 with the NHRA Super Gas amateur racing championship and became the National Sports Champion of Formula Car Racing held in Fontana, California just a few years later.

Maria Sharapova ($ 90 million in assets)

This beautiful Russian racket has an estimated fortune of $ 90 million and more than $ 30 million in prize money each year. She has won the Grand Slam title three times and earned millions of dollars each year by participating in advertising for the Nike sports brand.

Venus Williams (US $ 75 million net worth)

Venus Williams is the most ranked professional tennis player 3 times in the world. The bonus in addition to her income also reaches 30 million USD per year. Venus and his sister also own the Miami Dolphin rugby team

Anna Kournikova (US $ 50 million fortune)

Kournikova is a famous female tennis player with both Russian and American blood. Her assets are estimated at 50 million USD, not to mention more than 3 million USD in bonuses. Although she didn’t win a single tournament, her talent is still admired by the audience.

Li Na (US $ 40 million in assets)

Li Na joined the Chinese national tennis team at the age of 15 and became outstanding outstanding tennis player in 1999. She won the championship at 19 international and international tennis tournaments, and was Chinese. Quoc won first in the women’s singles Grand Slim and the French Open in 2011. The property of Ni La is estimated at 40 million USD.

Annika Sorenstam ($ 40 million fortune)

Despite her retirement, this Swedish coach used to be one of the best golfers in history. She has been honored 72 times by LPGA (Women’s World Professional Golf Club) and won 10 championships. Sorenstam has dual citizenship, Sweden and the United States.

Steffi Graf (US $ 30 million assets)

In her tennis career, the German female player earned more than $ 30 million and more than $ 21 million in prize money. Sorenstam is famous for his overwhelming play and good technique. She has won the championship in at least 4 seasons and holds the No. 1 position in the world for 377 consecutive weeks.

Which sport is suitable for women?

Women all want to own a sexy body and without adjustment. However, the bustling life full of work and study, an unbalanced diet makes it more difficult to have a beautiful body.

Therefore, the advice is that women should choose a sport to practice, both good for health and fitness.

1. Tai Chi

Tai Chi is a sport of high concentration, it is also a sport that can help the mind and body to be comfortable and gentle. Persevering practice will have suspicious effects, it will bring clarity and relaxation to the body.

The benefits of practicing Tai Chi are many. Every movement of Tai Chi is the movement of the whole body, making every part of the bodywork in a system.

During exercise, it is necessary to combine the movements with breathing naturally, to develop respiratory organs and increase lung activity. In addition, practicing Tai Chi also helps us train good qualities such as calmness, serenity, perseverance, patience, sensitivity, and willpower.

2. Volleyball

Volleyball is a very active sport. Because a number of attacks, including hitting the ball on the net, the high jump is a skill that is emphasized. During volleyball, the combination of the legs and arms will reduce the amount of fat in the buttocks and the abdomen, the abs will be stronger and the body will be more flexible. In addition, volleyball is also considered as a means to recover after a hard working day.

3. Jogging

Jogging is one of the leading developed sports in the world. Jogging not only adds flexibility to the body, helps the body increase endurance but can also control the breakdown of nerves.

Every day, you only need to spend a certain amount of time (over 30 minutes) for exercise will be very good for heart rate and blood pressure, have a clear effect on fat loss, to be more effective, it is best You should also incorporate some other exercises in the exercise. It is best to practice with your family or a few friends will feel more excited and excited.

4. Yoga

Yoga helps to bring about physical and mental health. Practicing yoga regularly will bring comfort, regulate, eliminate toxins, keep the body shape balanced and quiet for the body.

5. Aerobic

Aerobic or gymnastics is understood as a collection of exercises with body movements. Practicing aerobic exercises not only helps to reduce fat but also helps you improve your physique and increase your ability to burn fat during exercise.

The aerobic exercise helps to exercise great, strengthen and strengthen the heart muscle of red blood cells when the blood circulation is good, the soul is more relaxed in the bustling music. This exercise is used to relieve stress very well.

The world-famous beautiful female badminton players

Badminton is a favorite sport in the world. Referring to this sport, if you are a favorite, have a passion and regularly play badminton, you can not ignore the top badminton matches in the world. So who are the people who create those exciting matches? Let us reveal to you the most famous female badminton players in the world.

Not only beautiful girls, with great badminton ability, they are personality girls and bring extremely attractive badminton matches not only on the attractive field but also in daily life. There are also a lot of interesting things.

Gronya Somerville

Gronya was born on May 10, 1995 in Melbourne and is an Australian female badminton player. She specializes in double subjects. She didn’t play well in international tournaments but her beauty is definitely loved by everyone. Currently, she is ranked 86th in the world and ranked highest in the world at 20 (WD) in 2016.

Goh Liu Ying

Goh Liu Ying was born on May 30, 1989. She is 1m66 tall and is a professional female Malaysian badminton player. She won gold medals at the Asian Championships and the Double Asian Championships. She is currently ranked 32nd in the world, and her highest ranking is the 3rd (July 3, 2013).

Sayaka Takahashi

Sayaka is a female badminton player from Japan. She was born on July 29, 1992 and is 1m68 tall. Currently she is ranked 28th in the world and her highest ranking is 11th (April 3, 2014). She once won a bronze medal in the Asian Badminton Championships,…

 Ashwini Ponnappa

Referring to playing badminton, if it is missing if you ignore the name Ashwini Ponnappa. Ashwini Ponnappa is an Indian. Ashwini was born on September 18, 1989, 1m65 tall. Her father is a hockey player. However, with a passion for playing badminton, she practiced playing badminton instead of hockey like her father.

Ashwini specializes in double badminton. She has won many medals in international events such as the gold medal at the Commonwealth and the South Asian matches against Jwala Gutta. She currently ranks 25th in the world and her highest ranking is 10th (August 20, 2015). Certainly Ashwini Ponnappa has made Indians proud of their abilities.

Jwala Gutta

Jwala Gutta was born on September 17, 1983, is 1m78 tall and is an Indian badminton player. She specializes in doubles. She won a gold medal at the Commonwealth event and a tournament in South Asia with Ashwini Ponnappa. She currently ranks 10th in the world and each ranked as the 6th highest in 2010. With a charming and beautiful appearance, Jwala Gutta is not just an athlete that has participated in several movies.

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