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Irina Marica
Senior Editor

Irina holds a BA in Journalism and has been part of the Romania-Insider.com team since its early days in 2011. She likes to keep the Romania-insider.com readers informed every day. Irina reports on various topics, on a wide range of areas such as politics, social or entertainment. She also writes travel or leisure articles, as well as interviews. She splits her time between Sinaia, her hometown, and Bucharest. Being born and raised in a mountain town, Irina loves spending time in nature, but she also likes to read, write, listen to music, travel, teach her dog new tricks and listen to other people’s stories (so don’t hesitate to contact her for an interview if you have an interesting story that you want to share with the Romania-insider.com readers). She dreams to visit Iceland one day and maybe get to see the Arctic Monkeys play live.  You can send her press releases or feedback on her stories by emailing [email protected]

 

Romania’s Simona Halep nominated for Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year award

World No.1 Simona Halep, Romania’s tennis star, is one of the nominees for the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards, in the World Sportswoman of the Year category.

The 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards celebrate the best of 2018 across several individual and team categories, with the winners collecting a Laureus Statuette at the ceremony to be organized in Monaco on February 18.

The nominees in the Sportswoman of the Year category are American gymnast Simone Biles - the first woman to win four All-Around world titles, Grand Slam tennis champions Simona Halep (Romania) and Angelique Kerber (Germany), Winter Olympic champions Ester Ledecka (Czech Republic) and Mikaela Shiffrin (USA), and four-time Ironman World Champion Daniela Ryf.

Meanwhile, the Laureus Sportsman of the Year nominees are tennis world No.1 Novak Djokovic (Serbia), Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton (UK), American basketball player LeBron James, Kenyan marathon world record-breaker Eliud Kipchoge, FIFA Best Young Player Kylian Mbappé (France), and FIFA World Cup Golden Ball winner Luka Modric (Croatia).

The list of nominees for the Laureus World Team of the Year award includes Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team, three-in-a-row Champions League winners Real Madrid, Winter Olympic medal table-toppers Norway Winter Olympic Team, NBA champions Golden State Warriors, the victorious European Ryder Cup Team, and the France World Cup Team.

More details and information on other categories’ nominees are available here.

Simona Halep is currently No.1 in the WTA singles ranking. In mid-December last year, the International Tennis Federation named her 2018 ITF World Champion.

Romanian tennis ace Simona Halep opens up in interview with The Guardian

Irina Marica, [email protected]

(photo source: Facebook / Simona Halep)

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Irina Marica
Senior Editor

Irina holds a BA in Journalism and has been part of the Romania-Insider.com team since its early days in 2011. She likes to keep the Romania-insider.com readers informed every day. Irina reports on various topics, on a wide range of areas such as politics, social or entertainment. She also writes travel or leisure articles, as well as interviews. She splits her time between Sinaia, her hometown, and Bucharest. Being born and raised in a mountain town, Irina loves spending time in nature, but she also likes to read, write, listen to music, travel, teach her dog new tricks and listen to other people’s stories (so don’t hesitate to contact her for an interview if you have an interesting story that you want to share with the Romania-insider.com readers). She dreams to visit Iceland one day and maybe get to see the Arctic Monkeys play live.  You can send her press releases or feedback on her stories by emailing [email protected]

 

Romania’s Simona Halep nominated for Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year award

World No.1 Simona Halep, Romania’s tennis star, is one of the nominees for the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards, in the World Sportswoman of the Year category.

The 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards celebrate the best of 2018 across several individual and team categories, with the winners collecting a Laureus Statuette at the ceremony to be organized in Monaco on February 18.

The nominees in the Sportswoman of the Year category are American gymnast Simone Biles - the first woman to win four All-Around world titles, Grand Slam tennis champions Simona Halep (Romania) and Angelique Kerber (Germany), Winter Olympic champions Ester Ledecka (Czech Republic) and Mikaela Shiffrin (USA), and four-time Ironman World Champion Daniela Ryf.

Meanwhile, the Laureus Sportsman of the Year nominees are tennis world No.1 Novak Djokovic (Serbia), Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton (UK), American basketball player LeBron James, Kenyan marathon world record-breaker Eliud Kipchoge, FIFA Best Young Player Kylian Mbappé (France), and FIFA World Cup Golden Ball winner Luka Modric (Croatia).

The list of nominees for the Laureus World Team of the Year award includes Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team, three-in-a-row Champions League winners Real Madrid, Winter Olympic medal table-toppers Norway Winter Olympic Team, NBA champions Golden State Warriors, the victorious European Ryder Cup Team, and the France World Cup Team.

More details and information on other categories’ nominees are available here.

Simona Halep is currently No.1 in the WTA singles ranking. In mid-December last year, the International Tennis Federation named her 2018 ITF World Champion.

Romanian tennis ace Simona Halep opens up in interview with The Guardian

Irina Marica, [email protected]

(photo source: Facebook / Simona Halep)

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