Jessica Blaszka

Jessica Blaszka (born 5 August 1992 in Heerlen) is a Dutch female wrestler who wrestles mainly in the 48 kg weight class.[1]

Jessica Blaszka
Personal information
Nationality Netherlands
Born (1992-08-05) 5 August 1992 (age 27)
Heerlen, Netherlands
Weight48 kg (106 lb)
Sport
SportFreestyle wrestling
ClubSportcentrum Kops Amsterdam

In the youth category she became European Champion in 2007 (43 kg), 2008 (46 kg) and 2009 (46 kg) and won the silver medal as a junior in 2010 (48 kg). She represented the Netherlands at the 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan, where she lost in the quarter finals and finished in 9th position.[2] She won the bronze medal in the women's freestyle 48 kg at the 2015 World Wrestling Championships in Las Vegas, United States. It was the first medal for the Netherlands at a senior international wrestling championship (World, European) after 28 years. With this third place she met the Dutch qualification standard to compete at the 2016 Summer Olympics.[3]

PersonalEdit

As of 2015 she lives together with her parents and sister Virginia and dog Emo in Landgraaf. She went to the Herle-College and Arcus-College.[4]

ResultsEdit

Senior resultsEdit

European Games

9th 2015 European Games

World Championships
European Championships

[5]

Because she was injured she did not participate at the 2012 World Wrestling Championships, 2013 World Wrestling Championships, 2013 European Wrestling Championships and 2014 European Wrestling Championships.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jessica Blaszka". Nocnsf.nl. Retrieved 19 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Blaszka strandt in kwartfinales". nos.nl.
  3. ^ "Blaszka pakt brons op WK worstelen en voldoet aan olympische eis". NU.
  4. ^ "Privé". jessica-blaszka.nl.
  5. ^ "Successen". jessica-blaszka.nl.

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