August 19, 1983 |
|Height||1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)|
|Weight||57 kg (126 lb)|
|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. She was the flag bearer of Senegal at the 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony. 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.
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- "Sports Reference: Hortance Diédhiou". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 2012-07-11. Retrieved 2012-07-30.
- 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.
- Staff (27 July 2012). "London 2012 Opening Ceremony - Flag Bearers" (PDF). Olympics. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
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