Tessy Scholtes

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Tessy Scholtes
Medal record
Women's karate
Representing  Luxembourg
World Games
Silver medal – second place 2001 Akita Kumite open
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2002 Madrid Kumite open

Tessy Scholtes (born 1 June 1981 in Luxembourg City) is a Luxembourgian karateka and politician. In 2002, she finished as runner-up in the world championships in the kumite 60 kg+ category. For the achievement, she won the title of Luxembourgian Sportswoman of the Year. On 7 December 2009 she declared her retreat for personal reasons.

She is a member of the Christian Social People's Party (CSV). In the 2009 election to the Chamber of Deputies, Scholtes ran in the Centre constituency.[1] She finished thirteenth on the CSV list.[2] On 3 May 2011 she was sworn into parliament in order to replace Mill Majerus, who had recently died in a car accident.[3]


  1. ^ "Tessy Scholtes kandidiert für CSV". Luxemburger Wort (in German). 24 January 2009. Archived from the original on 27 January 2009.
  2. ^ "2009: Circonscription Centre" (in French). Service Information et Presse. 14 July 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-10.
  3. ^ "Tessy Scholtes im Parlament vereidigt". Luxemburger Wort (in German). 3 May 2011. Archived from the original on 5 May 2011.

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