Nadine Schatzl

Hungarian Handball PlayerName: Nadine SchatzlNationality: RussiaDate of Birth: 19 November 1993Place of Birth:  Munich, GermanySport: HandballHeight: 1m73cm (5'7)Position : Left WingClub: FerencvarosGerman born, but a Hungarian international, Nadine made her debut for Hungary in 2014. Since then she has played nearly 50 games scoring over 100 goals ...

Anastasija Kravčenoka

Latvian Beach Volleyball PlayerFactfileName: Anastasija KravčenokaNationality: LatvianDate of Birth: 19 January 1997Place of Birth:  Daugavpils, LatviaSport: Beach VoleyballHeight: 1m84cm (6'0)Latvian beach Volleyballer Anastasija Kravčenoka is a 21 year old playing as part of the duo with Tina Graudina. As a pair they finished 29th ...

Tatjana Schoenmaker

South African SwimmerFactfileName: Tatjana SchoenmakerNationality: South AfricaDate of Birth: July 9th 1997Place of Birth: Johannnesburg, South AfricaSport: SwimmingHeight: 1m78cm (5'8)Tatjana is a 21 year old South African Swimmer. She specialises in Breaststroke and won two golds in the Commonwealth games in 2018, held in Gold Coast, Australia in ...

Carson Branstine

Canadian/American teen Tennis playerFactfileName: Carson BranstineNationality: CanadianDate of Birth: 09 September 2000Place of Birth: Irvine, California, USASport: TennisHeight: 1m80sm (5'11)Current rank: 638 (1st January 2019)Carson is American born, but plays for Canada, which is the nation of her mothers birth. She has more success playing doubles ...

Ida Thunberg

Swedish HeptathleteFactfileName: Ida ThunbergNationality: SwedishDate of Birth: 16 July 1999Place of Birth: Orebro, SwedenSport: Athletics - HeptathleteHeight: unknownIsa is an up and coming Swedish heptathlete. She finished 11th in the U20 World Championships held in Finland in Tampere. She set new PBs in many events in 2018. Click image ...

Elena Pietrini

Italian VolleyballerFactfileName: Elena PietriniNationality: ItalianDate of Birth: March 17 2000Place of Birth: ItalySport: VolleyballHeight: 1m90cm (6'3)Club: Club ItaliaPosition:  SpikerElena is an 18 year old Volleyball player from Italy. During 2018 she broke into the Italian national side, and was part of the squad that took Silver in the ...

Ada Koistinen

Finnish AthleteFactfileName: Ada KoistinenNationality: FinnishDate of Birth: 05 January 1999Place of Birth: Jyväskylä, FinlandSport: Athletics - Triple JumpHeight: 1m73cm (5'7)Pb: 12m92cm (2018)19 year Ada is a Finnish Triple Jumper. She competed on home soil in the 2018 World Junior Championships held in Tampere, Finland, but failed to win, ...

Julieta Jankunas

Argentine Hockey playerFactfileName: Julieta JankunasNationality: ArgentineDate of Birth: 20th January 1999Place of Birth:  Cordoba, ArgentinaSport: HockeyHeight: 1m67cm (5'6)Club: CiudadJulieta is a 19 year old Argentinian field Hockey player. She is a member of the Argentina international Hockey side, and was a member of the squad that ...

Julieta Jankunas

Argentine Hockey playerFactfileName: Julieta JankunasNationality: ArgentineDate of Birth: 20th January 1999Place of Birth:  Cordoba, ArgentinaSport: HockeyHeight: 1m67cm (5'6)Club: CiudadJulieta is a 19 year old Argentinian field Hockey player. She is a member of the Argentina international Hockey side, and was a member of the squad that ...

Katarina Zavatska

Ukrainian Tennis playerFactfileName: Katarina ZavatskaNationality: UkrainianDate of Birth: 05 February 2000Place of Birth: Lutsk, UkraineSport: TennisHeight: unknownCurrent rank: 175 (as of 1st January 2019)Katarina achieved a career high ranking in 2018 of 175, and will be seeking to improve on that in 2019. She has yet to qualify for a major Championships, ...

Top 25 of 2018: #1 Ragnhild Mowinckel

Top spot this year goes to Norwegian skier Ragnhild Mowinckel. The 26 year old from Molde has taken the top spot despite not winning a Gold or a top World Championship. She did though win two Silvers at the 2018 Olympics in South Korea. She won Silver in the Downhill and Giant Slalom, and also took a fourth in the World Cup for the Giant Slalom, ...

Top 25 of 2018: #2 Anna Gasser

Second place this year is an Austrian Snowboarder. Anna Gasser won Gold in the Snowboard Big Air competition, and also won Gold at X Games in the Big Air. She also competes in the Slopestyle but came away empty handed in those competitions.Anna first appeared on HWiS in January 2018. She has never been in the Top 25 before.Here are some 2018 images

Top 25 of 2018: #3 Ester Ledecka

Ester Ledecka had an amazing 2018. The first person to win Gold in two sports at the same Olympics, her name will surely go down in history. She won a shock Gold in the Super G, on borrowed ski's. She was as shocked as anyone, only being ranked 50th in the World before. She followed this up with Gold in her more specialist event the Snowboard Parallel ...

Top 25 of 2018: #4 Dorothea Wierer

Onto fourth place in the Top 25, and that spot goes to Italian Biathlete Dorothea Wierer. . The 28 year old won a Bronze at the Winter Olympics held in PyeongChang, South Korea. That Bronze came in the Team Relay Biathlon event, and she had three other top 10 performances in the various Biathlon events. She finished 5th overall in the World Cup, with ...