Marie Muller

Marie Muller (born 29 July 1985, in Filderstadt) is a Luxembourger judoka.

Marie Muller
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Born (1985-07-29) 29 July 1985 (age 34)
Filderstadt, Germany
NationalityLuxembourger
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight52 kg (115 lb; 8 st 3 lb)
StyleJudo
Marie Muller
Medal record
Women's Judo
Representing  Luxembourg
Games of the Small States of Europe
Gold medal – first place 2011 Liechtenstein 52 kg
Gold medal – first place 2011 Liechtenstein Team
Gold medal – first place 2013 Luxembourg 52 kg
Gold medal – first place 2013 Luxembourg Team
Gold medal – first place 2015 Iceland 52 kg

BiographyEdit

Marie Muller's first official competition was the EM U23 tournament in Ljubljana 2004,[1] where she finished in third place. Since that competition Marie has participated in about 20 tournaments[2] including the Beijing Olympic Games[3] and the London Olympic Games in 2012.[4] Her best achievement besides participating in the Olympics was first place in the Swedish open[5] in 2007 and first place in the 2008 A-World Cup (Birmingham). Muller has also earned the title of best Luxembourgish athlete of the year three times in 2008, 2010 and 2012.

Main resultsEdit

2012 - Summer Olympics London (-52 kg) - 5th place

2008 – A-World Cup in Birmingham
2008 – Summer Olympics Beijing (−52 kg) – 9th place
2008 – 2008 World cup in Moscow – 5th place
2007 – Monaco games – 1st place
2007 – Sweden Open – 1st place
2006 – DHM Braunschweig – 1st place

2008 Summer Olympics – BeijingEdit

At the 2008 Summer Olympics, Muller's first bout was against one of the eventual bronze medal winners, Soraya Haddad of Algeria in which she lost 0001-0211. She did, however, advance to the repechage rounds. Her first repechage bout was against Hortance Diedhiou of Senegal and she won 1001-0001. In her second repechage bout, she lost to Kim Kyung-Ok of South Korea. She didn't advance to the later repechage rounds.

2012 Summer Olympics – LondonEdit

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Muller first beat Ana Carrascosa of Spain and then beat María García of the Dominican Republic. In the quarter finals however, she lost to silver medalists, Yanet Bermoy from Cuba but qualified for the repechage rounds. In the repechage rounds, she first beat Mauritius' Christianne Legentil and moved on to the bronze medal bout against Italy's Rosalba Forciniti. The bout finished with Forciniti crowned the joint bronze medalist along with Priscilla Gneto from France.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.marie-muller.info/Marie_Homepage/%C3%9Cber_mich.html[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ http://www.judoinside.com/uk/?factfile/view/25722/marie_muller
  3. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20080814010619/http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/BIO/Athlete/1/8004141.shtml
  4. ^ "Marie Muller Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2015-11-30.
  5. ^ http://www.usjudo.org/2007SwedenOpenDay2Results.asp

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