Simone Kuhn

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Simone Kuhn
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Kuhn during the 2012 Summer Olympics
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Wattwil, Switzerland

Simone Kuhn (born 2 September 1980 in Wattwil) is a female professional beach volleyball player from Switzerland,[1] who represented her native country at the beach volleyball tournaments of the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing and the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.[2] In 2004, she partnered with Nicole Schnyder and lost all three pool matches. In 2008, she played alongside Lea Schwer and again lost all pool matches. In 2012, she partnered with Nadine Zumkehr and the pair reached the round of 16 where they were eliminated by the American pair of Jennifer Kessy and April Ross who went on to win silver.[3]

Partnering Nicole Schnyder-Benoit she claimed the gold medal at the 2004 European Championships in Timmendorfer Strand, Germany.

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  1. ^ Simone Kuhn at the Beach Volleyball Database
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Simone Kuhn". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 11 August 2012. 
  3. ^ Hinnen, Jerry (3 August 2012). "Beach volleyball: Rogers/Dalhausser eliminated, Ross/Kessy move on". CBS Sports. Retrieved 11 August 2012.