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Maria
Kurjo
GermanyGermany, GER
Female
Diving

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
10 December 1989
Height
158 cm
Weight
54 kg
Residence
Berlin, GER
Occupation
Athlete, Serves in the Army, Student
Languages
German
Higher education
Psychology - Humboldt University: Berlin, GER

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began diving in 1998.
Club / Team
Berliner TSC: Germany
Name of coach
Christoph Bohm [club]; Lutz Buschkow [national]

General Interest

Hobbies
Baking, cooking. (emrostock2015.com, 09 Jun 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the 10m platform synchro at the 2016 European Championships in London, England. (ruesselsheimer-echo.de, 12 May 2016)
Injuries
In February 2010 she struck her head against the 10m platform, lost consciousness and fell into the water. She sustained a laceration and concussion. She started training again one month later. She required nine stitches to a head wound after a similar accident in July 2015. (sueddeutsche.de, 28 Jul 2015; tagesspiegel.de, 25 Dec 2010; welt.de, 22 Apr 2010)

In 2007 she was unable to train for a year because of a knee injury. (tagesspiegel.de, 25 Dec 2010)