Synonyms for maialen or Related words with maialen
Examples of "maialen"
The gold medal was won by
Chourraut of Spain.
Zelaia Mendizábal is a Spanish football striker, currently playing for Real Sociedad in the Spanish First Division.
Lujanbio Zugasti became the first woman to win the championship. Amongst other challenges, her solo challenge was as follows: "
, you are a doctor. You're observing two children suffering from cancer organising a wheelchair race in a hospital corridor", to which she composed the following bertso:
On December 13, 2009, the Main or National Contest ("Txapelketa Nagusia") held on a 4-year basis took place at the Bilbao Exhibition Centre (BEC), with a massive turnout of 15,000. For the first time in the history of bertsolaritza, a woman,
Lujanbio, won the contest after contending in the finals against the young Amets Arzallus, so taking over the "txapela" (or winner's beret) from Andoni Egaña, winner of four Main Contests in a row since 1993.
Music from the Basque Country nowadays caters to almost all the tastes of music, with a wide range of music being played in Basque, from choral music (Oldarra in Biarritz) to elaborate music bands (e.g. Bidaia) to ska or hardcore trends, while it's much praised lately for the fine bare voices that have arisen with the likes of Maddi Oihenart,
Errotabehere or Amaren Alabak, to mention but a few.
Among the nation's medalists were sailor Marina Alabau in women's windsurfing, and sprint kayaker Saúl Craviotto, who previously won the gold in Beijing. Three athletes won Spain's first Olympic medals in their respective disciplines: triathlete Javier Gómez Noya, slalom kayaker
Chourraut, and freestyle wrestler Maider Unda. Sprint canoer David Cal, who won silver in London, became the first Spanish athlete in history with a total of five Olympic medals. Meanwhile, Mireia Belmonte became the first Spanish swimmer in history to win two Olympic medals.
Chourraut Yurramendi (born March 8, 1983 in Donostia-San Sebastián) is a Spanish slalom canoeist who has competed since the early 2000s. She won the gold medal in the K-1 event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Previously she won the bronze medal at the K-1 event at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. She also competed in the K-1 event at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, but was eliminated in the heats and finished in 16th place.
He started singing at the age of 17, and his first appearance in public was in a wedding in the Salegi Restaurant, in the town of Itziar. In 1982 he took part for the first time in a bertsolari championship, the lizardi contest in Zarautz He won the National Championship of Versolaris of the Basque Country, maximum competition of the discipline, in four occasions, having the record of victories that a bertsolari has achieved in history: he was finalist in the years 1986 and 1989, and won in the editions of 1993, 1997, 2001 and 2005. In 2009 he achieved fourth place, yielding the chapela (a hat that is given as trophy to the winner of the competition) to
Lujanbio, first woman in obtaining the award.
On July 22, 2008, the Civil Guard dismantled the Biscay cell, with the arrest of nine members of ETA, including Goikoetxea. Most of the arrests were made in Bilbao, Getxo and Elorrio, while two other people were held in Fuengirola, Málaga and in Nigran, Pontevedra.The operation, which was led by judge Baltasar Garzón, also ended with the arrest of Gaizka Jareño Ugarriza, Adur Aristegi Aragon, Iñigo Gutierrez, Aitor Kotano Sinde, Libe Agirre Mazaga,
Zuazo y Ana Isabel Prieto Fundarena. Senior members of the cell, such as Jurdan Martitegi or Asier Borrero were not arrested. The cell was going to carry out another car bomb attack in Getxo on July 31 and had plans to attack the Bilbao Exhibition Centre, as well as judge Fernando Grande-Marlaska.
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