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Anni Friesinger

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The Resume

    (January 11, 1977- )
    Born in Bad Reichenhall, Germany
    Winner of 5 Olympic medals (3 golds, 2 bronze)
    Winner of 16 Speed Skating World Championship golds (3 for best all-around skater), 13 silvers and 2 bronzes
    2003 winner of the Oscar Mathisen Award for speedskater of the year
    Wrote 'My Life, My Sport, My Best Fitness Tips' (2004)
    Married to fellow speedskater Ids Postma

Why she might be annoying:

    She has a tattoo above her navel.
    She has a pierced navel.
    She is a 'Sex and the City' fan.
    Some have considered her Olympic career a disappointment given she has only one individual gold, with the other two coming in the team pursuit.
    She has been a favorite subject among German tabloids.

Why she might not be annoying:

    She got her tattoo as a dedication to her father who died in 1996. She also brings a picture of him to every one of her competitions.
    She has had quite the number of provocative pictorials.
    She described speedskating as being 'extremely sexy, pure erotic.'
    For this, she has earned the nickname 'Sexi Anni.'
    She has broken the world record in the women's 1500 meter race three times.
    In her final Olympic race, she allowed Germany to advance to the team pursuit finals by making her way to the finish line belly up after stumbling. Germany would go on to win the gold in that event.

Credit: whiff boy

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Year In Review:

    In 2021, Out of 7 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 7 Votes: 28.57% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 2 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 32 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 19 Votes: 52.63% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 10 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 14 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 13 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 15 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 53 Votes: 79.25% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 19 Votes: 36.84% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 72 Votes: 61.11% Annoying