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Olympic Names 2018: Part One

I love watching the Olypmics, and one of the major reasons is to see all the wonderful names. I've done quite a few posts on them before (click here to view them!), so I knew I had to do some more this year!
Here are a few of the names I found most interesting.


Akuoma Omeoga (Nigerian)
Blayre Turnbull (Canadian) Breanna "Breezy" Johnson (American) Brita Sigourney (American)
Cendrine Browne (Canadian) Cornelia Hütter (Austrian)
Desislava Stoyanova (Bulgarian) Dorothea Wierer (Italian) Dunja Zdouc (Austrian)
Ebba Andersson (Swedish) Emőke Szőcs (Hungarian) Esmee Visser (Dutch) Estelle Alphand (Swedish) Ewa Kuls-Kusyk (Polish)
Fanuza Kadirova (Russian) Federica Brignone (Italian) Freydís-Halla Einarsdóttir (Icelandic) Frida Hansdotter (Swedish)
Gaia Vuerich (Italian) Galina Arsenkina (Russian) Gigi Marvin (American)
Ingvild Flugstad Østberg (Norwegian)
Keaton McCargo (American) Kerttu Niskanen (Finnish) Kikkan Randall (American - her name was a compromise between her paren…

Team Norway

Team Norway

Men:

Morten Ask
Anders Bardal
Lars Berger
Torgeir Bergrem
Robin Dahlstrøm
Finn Hågen Krogh
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
Vetle Sjåstad Christiansen
Espen Hvammen
Tarjei 
Sjur Røthe
Håvard Bøkko
Tord Asle Gjerdalen
Øystein Bråten
Gjermund Bråten
Emil Hegle Svendsen
Pål Golberg
Eirik Brandsdal
Mads Hansen
Sondre Olden
Kjetil Jansrud
Mikko Kokslien
Leif Kristian Haugen
Eldar Rønning
Jonas Holøs
Rune Velta


Women:

Tora Berger
Ragnhild Mowinckel
Marit Bjørgen
Hilde-Katrine Engeli
Celine Brun-Lie
Line Jahr
Maiken Caspersen Falla
Hege Bøkko
Mari Hemmer
Ida Njåtun
Tiril Eckhoff
Kjersti Buaas
Gyda Enger
Marte Høie Gjefsen
Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen
Ingvild Flugstad Østberg
Fanny Welle-Strand Horn
Therese Johaug
Maren Lundby
Silje Norendal
Helene Olafsen
Synnøve Solemdal
Hedvig Wessel

Comments

  1. Norway has good names. Astrid, Synnoeve, Marit, Line, Gyda and Tora are lovely

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