Ilus Eesti, beautiful Estonia. My family's homeland. Estonia's countryside and people have an endearing gentleness about them which you fall in love with slowly and imperceptibly. I have nothing but respect and admiration for Estonians' courage and determination to survive despite centuries of repression, tyranny and foreign occupation. This blog showcases all the things I love about Estonia and seeks to enlighten readers about everything this unique country has to offer.
Thursday, 18 August 2016
Olympic update: Ksenija Balta placed 6th in the women's long jump
It was a night of heightened emotion in Rio last night. Athletes gave their best in the women's long jump final. Estonia's Ksenija Balta came 6th place with a jump of 6.79 metres. The winner, Tianna Bartoletta from the United States scored 7.17.
Ksenija and her coach Andrei Nazarov have made Estonia proud!
To read more about the Estonian national team at the Olympics, please click here.