Giselle Andrea Kañevsky
August 4, 1985
Buenos Aires, Argentina
1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
2005 Argentina U21
Infobox last updated on: October 6, 2012
Giselle Andrea Kañevsky (born August 4, 1985, in Buenos Aires) is an Argentine retired field hockey player who is a defender on the national women's hockey team " Las Leonas". [1 ] [2 ] [3 ]
Kañevsky is Jewish.
[4 ] She started playing at age seven, at the country [5 ] Los Cardales, moving to Náutico Hacoaj three years later. In 2005, she was part of the National Junior Championship, and a year later had her debut with the senior team, finishing third at the Women's Hockey World Cup.
In August 2008, she won a
bronze medal with the national women's hockey team at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. In September of the same year she moved to the Netherlands to play with the first ladies team of [6 ] Haagsche Delftsche Mixed Hockey Club (HDM).
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ "Hockeyroos suffer injury blow in warm-up draw". The Sydney Morning Herald. August 3, 2008 . Retrieved . July 6, 2011
^ "Hockey Sobre Cesped; El primer rugidito". Olé | Diario Deportivo. May 14, 2010 . Retrieved . July 6, 2011
^ Independent Newspapers Online (June 5, 2009). "Argentina cruise into final". IOL.co.za . Retrieved . July 6, 2011
^ Erica Lyons. "Kol Hakavod to the Beijing Medal Winners and other Achievements". Jewish Times Asia . Retrieved . July 6, 2011
^ "Jewish Athletes Vie for Medals at Olympics" (PDF). The Canadian Jewish News. August 14, 2008 . Retrieved . July 6, 2011
^ "Argentina names Olympic hockey team". The Hindu. June 3, 2008 . Retrieved . July 6, 2011
External links [ edit ]
Gisele Kañevsky – International Tournaments