Hortense Diédhiou

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Hortense Diédhiou
Personal information
Born (1983-08-19) August 19, 1983 (age 33)
Ziguinchor, Senegal
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 57 kg (126 lb)
Sport
Country Senegal
Sport Judo
Event(s) -57kg
Updated on 30 July 2012.

Hortense (also spelled Hortance, Hortence and Hortanse) Diédhiou (born 19 August 1983) is a Senegalese judoka. She participated in three Olympic games: 2004 in the -52kg event, 2008 at -52kg and 2012 at -57kg.[1][2] She was the flag bearer of Senegal at the 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony.[3][4] At the 2004 Olympics, she met Frédérique Jossinet who invited her to train in France. Following that recommendation Diédhiou moved to Provence and in 2011 to Paris.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "London 2012: Hortance Diédhiou". London 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-30. 
  2. ^ "Sports Reference: Hortance Diédhiou". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 2012-07-11. Retrieved 2012-07-30. 
  3. ^ a b Mbaye, Amadou Lamine (20 July 2012). "Hortense Diédhiou porte drapeau pour les J.O Parcours d’une " Lionne " à la conquête de Londres" (in French). Rewmi Quotidien. Retrieved 11 August 2012. 
  4. ^ Staff (27 July 2012). "London 2012 Opening Ceremony - Flag Bearers" (PDF). Olympics. Retrieved 10 August 2012.