With the Olympics in full swing, so is the cavalcade of great names therein.
Favourites from the most recent 10: Storm Uru (best pronounced with an Australian “oo-roo!”) and Werner Muff (suggestive!), and my favourite favourite, Silke Spiegelburg.
So silky, and so spiegelburgy.
(31) Werner Muff, Swiss equestrian
(32) Xavier Trenchs, Spanish hockeyer
(33) Silke Spiegelburg, German pole vaulter
(34) Masoud Esmaeilpoorjouybari, Iranian wrestler
(35) Storm Uru, New Zealand rower
(36) Dong Dong, Chinese trampolinist
(37) Tjasa Oder, Slovenian swimmer
(38) Leuris Pupo, Cuban shooter
(39) Raul Lall, Guyanese judoka
(40) Leevan Sands, Bahamian triple jumper