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NDOLO Alexandra

epee
Rank27
Pts64.00
Age33
HandL

Personal Information

Residence Cologne, GER

Occupation Athlete

Languages English, German, Polish

Higher education Business, Psychology - Rheinische Fachhochschule: Cologne, GER

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
World Cup-1-1
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL), 2017-05-05
Zone Championships-112
Tbilisi (GEORGIA), 2017-06-15Düsseldorf (GERMANY), 2019-06-19
2125
Antalya (TURKEY), 2013-11-16Copenhague (DENMARK), 2011-10-29Stockholm (SWEDEN), 2013-01-13
Genève (SWITZERLAND), 2016-10-02Copenhague (DENMARK), 2013-10-26

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? After taking up modern pentathlon at age nine, she began focusing on fencing in 2007 in Bonn, Germany.

Why this sport? "I like the combination of tactics and precision, the thrill and the possibility of discovering my limits. Fighting with the epee comes closest to being in a real sword fight because it's not only attacking that is important."

Club / Team TSV Bayer 04 Leverkusen: Germany

Name of coach Michel Colling [club], LUX; Dominik Csobo [national]

Training Regime She has roughly 13 training session per week, mostly twice a day.

Handedness Left

General Interest

Nicknames Lexi (Facebook profile, 29 Jun 2018)

Hobbies Travel, music, art. (Facebook page, 01 Jul 2018)

Sporting philosophy / motto "Passion, positivity, perseverance." (alexandra-ndolo.de, 2019)

Ambitions To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Twitter profile, 29 Jun 2018)

Other information HERITAGE
She has a Polish mother and a Kenyan father. "My roots are partly foreign. They are a part of me but I feel German first and foremost. I was born in Germany. I like competing for the German team and the German national anthem gives me goosebumps. I serve Germany because I want to give something back." (alexandra-ndolo.de, 30 Jan 2017; bundeswehr.de, 26 Aug 2011)

HIGHER EDUCATION
She has also studied international management at Ansbach University of Applied Science in Germany. (Facebook page, 01 Jul 2018)

US EXCHANGE
She spent the 11th grade of high school as an exchange student in the United States of America. (alexandra-ndolo.de, 10 Dec 2017)

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