Angola's Albertina Cruz Kassoma, center, is fouled by Spain's Elizabet Chavez during the women's preliminary handball match between Spain and Angola on August 14, 2016. #

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Angola's Albertina Cruz Kassoma, center, is fouled by Spain's Elizabet Chavez during the women's preliminary handball match between Spain and Angola on August 14, 2016. #

"You live up to who you’re told you are. I’m named after a 17th-century queen from Angola, Nzinga Mbande. During the colonial period, the Europeans would try to come to Africa and take their land, and she defended her territory. I think it’s not a coincidence that I’m named Nzingha and I go off with my sword and fight people for my country. I was always told that I’m a strong woman, and I was named after a strong woman, and I think it’s not a coincidence that I’ve become this top fencer."

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"You live up to who you’re told you are. I’m named after a 17th-century queen from Angola, Nzinga Mbande. During the colonial period, the Europeans would try to come to Africa and take their land, and she defended her territory. I think it’s not a coincidence that I’m named Nzingha and I go off with my sword and fight people for my country. I was always told that I’m a strong woman, and I was named after a strong woman, and I think it’s not a coincidence that I’ve become this top fencer."

#RIO2016 Best of Day 1 - An Angolan player grabs an official Olympic Games Rio 2016 Handball ball during the women's preliminaries Group A handball match Romania vs Angola...

#RIO2016 Best of Day 1 - An Angolan player grabs an official Olympic Games Rio 2016 Handball ball during the women's preliminaries Group A handball match Romania vs Angola...

Puerto Rico W vs Colombia W May 21 2016  Live Stream Score Prediction

Puerto Rico W vs Colombia W May 21 2016 Live Stream Score Prediction

Teresa Patrica Alemida of Angola celebrates after the Women’s Handball match between Romania and Angola on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Future Arena on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Teresa Patrica Alemida of Angola celebrates after the Women’s Handball match between Romania and Angola on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Future Arena on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Andebolista Nair Almeida despede-se oficialmente das quadras https://angorussia.com/desporto/andebolista-nair-almeida-despede-se-oficialmente-das-quadras/

Andebolista Nair Almeida despede-se oficialmente das quadras

Andebolista Nair Almeida despede-se oficialmente das quadras https://angorussia.com/desporto/andebolista-nair-almeida-despede-se-oficialmente-das-quadras/

OLYMPICS-RIO-WEIGHTLIFTING-M-77KG 2016 Rio Olympics - Weightlifting - Final - Men's 77kg - Riocentro - Pavilion 2 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 10/08/2016. Lu Xiaojun (CHN) of China competes. REUTERS/Yves Herman

OLYMPICS-RIO-WEIGHTLIFTING-M-77KG 2016 Rio Olympics - Weightlifting - Final - Men's 77kg - Riocentro - Pavilion 2 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 10/08/2016. Lu Xiaojun (CHN) of China competes. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Terbaik..kita jumpa di Final.. #Repost @astrogempak with @repostapp  Tahniah Goh…

Terbaik..kita jumpa di Final.. #Repost @astrogempak with @repostapp Tahniah Goh…

Bronte and Cate Campbell, Australia Sisters Bronte Campbell and Cate Campbell, (facing), hug after winning the gold medal in world record time along with team mates Emma McKeon and Brittany Elmslie, in the Women’s 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay Final during the swimming competition at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Bronte and Cate Campbell, Australia Sisters Bronte Campbell and Cate Campbell, (facing), hug after winning the gold medal in world record time along with team mates Emma McKeon and Brittany Elmslie, in the Women’s 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay Final during the swimming competition at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Nynke Groot die klaar is om de handbal te gaan gooien. | Rio 2016 © Lars Baro

Nynke Groot die klaar is om de handbal te gaan gooien. | Rio 2016 © Lars Baro

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