Swimming has been noted in many classics in relation to heroism and religion. Nicolas Wynman’s Discussion on the Art of Swimming (1538) is the first written document on swimming techniques. Swimming first appeared at the Olympics in 1896, compared to the development of the swimming pool. Swimming English Channel is the most widely published non-Olympic event. It shows excellence in strength and endurance. Matthew Webb of England was the first man to cross the English Channel in 1875, and then Gertrude Ederle of the United States of America became the first woman to cross in 1926.

Snorkeling to see exotic fish and aquamarine life is a very popular holiday destination. In ancient times snorkels were made from the reeds found in lakes and swamps. Pliny the Elder, a first-century Roman AD referring to the snorkel, has thus replaced one of the oldest recorded water sports. Loenardo da Vinci made the current snorkel when the Venetian senate called on him to do so. Varieties glued the tube into holes in leather hats

The snorkel diver-day diver diver diver diver diver diver diver diver cm) height.

American West-coasters will surf the waves on a wooden board called a surfboard. Originally, filtering was developed in Hawaii in the nineteenth century. It became very popular in California in the 1920s, and became a youth sport that hit the 1960s.

Surfers initially used long, heavy boards but now they ride light boards that allow for a greater degree of mobility. Hawaii is hosting an international championship.

The water polo originated in England in 1870, and the Americans joined the bandwagon in the early 1900s. Many clubs and colleges are involved in this tough game. The American people gave the game a twist using a soft rubber ball in a large pool, a game known as softball. Violence and rough play have devastated this sports team, and today they are the only type of hardball that continues to be played worldwide. Men started the Olympic water polo in 1900, and women started playing in the Olympics in 2000.

Diving, another popular Olympic sport, started the competition in 1871 from London Bridge. Diving is now a popular sport in high school and on the level of meeting them, and is an amazing show of strength, control and resilience.

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Another well-known event on the track and field competition is hammering. This type of sport was developed many centuries ago in England, Ireland, and Scotland. The incident of throwing a hammer can be traced back to the time when the Tailteann Games were taking place in Tara, Ireland in the year 2000 D. This hero was known for holding the wheel of a wheelbarrow in a car and was able to throw it to a distance farther than anyone can throw. The myth became a bit of a myth and is also called part of the history of hammer throwing.

Over time, the festival would later become very popular in the middle ages. In the eighteenth century the game at that time was a major part of court competitions in England, Scotland and Ireland. The hammers are made of stainless steel after which the weight was not an issue in this case. The length of its handle was 3 to 4 feet.

The event is performed by a runner who grabs and moves an object above the head and throws it as far as he can with a runner standing in the same position. The throw distance was measured behind a line where the runners stood marked on the field. The longest distance to be cast at that time was one hundred and thirty to one hundred and forty feet.

The British would then measure the festival in 1875 by setting this object weighing 16 kilograms. Height up to 3 feet and 6 inches. A hammer was thrown into the circle of the runner who could stand inside before throwing something.

In 1895 a new hammer was developed. It was thrown in three jumps. The wooden handle was later replaced by a metal handle attached to a pair of holders.

This sporting event in 1900 was included in the Olympic Games, today a major part of the track and court. One thing that has changed is the section as it is now 34.92 degrees.

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Zigmunt Kelevitz (Ziggy) is a well-known character around the Daylesford spa town of Daylesford. Many people know him as the owner and owner of Albert in Camp and Mills Daylesford, but there is so much more to the story.

Ziggy was born in 1954 in Budapest, Hungary. His parents emigrated to Australia when he was only 2 years old, almost by accident. At first they meant to go to America, to escape the problems of Eastern Europe, but the ship to Australia was on the move and that was a decision made. The family first settled in Townsville, Queensland and then moved to Victoria and settled in Geelong.

At the age of 9 he got into a fight. It was in this game that he was set to excel. He has been the most successful driver in Australia to date. During these years of training with the Australian National Team, he would have won the national title 17 times! His training took him all over the world, and he competed and trained all over America, Europe and Asia. He fought in the Olympics, Montreal in 1976, Moscow in 1980 and Los Angeles in 1984, where he placed 5th.

It was at the Commonwealth Games that Ziggy was very successful. With silver medals in Brisbane and Edinburgh and winning a gold medal at the 1978 Edmonton Games. So far no Australian player has won a medal at the Commonwealth Games.

His life outside of sports is full of success. He is a father of 3 children and is trained to put carpets. As an entrepreneur, Ziggy has spent most of his time at Victoria’s Spa Region which sells 2 handfuls in Trentham, the old Daylesford Bazaar, holding a cleaning contract at the Hepburn Springs Spa Complex and now runs two successful hospitality businesses. The Albert Camp is the guest house that Ziggy returned to the original Albert Hotel, which was set on fire. The property retains much of its authenticity, as Ziggy has faithfully decorated the guest house in the original style. Mills Daylesford is another property near Albert, this is a series of flats with studios, spas and modern facilities.

Although he is best known near the town of Daylesford, for the most part his winning personality and staying friendly and optimistic, many times when he meets him it is hard to believe that he is very successful and maintains his humility and humor. . Ziggy is a true champion in all areas of life.

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From Hockey and Swimming Runner!

Ryan Brathwaite

Did you know- Ryan Brathwaite has been a national hero since 2009, when, under the inspiration of Obadele Thompson, he won a gold medal for placing 110 men at the IAAF World Championships. He became the first runner from Barbados to win a world title. He was unknown before the 2009 World Championships. Brathwaite is set to compete for gold at the 30th Olympic Games in the United Kingdom in 2012.

Field hockey

Did you know- At the 1982 Central American and Caribbean Games, a men’s Barbados hockey team took home a bronze medal. In a bronze-game match, they beat Trinidad and Tobago. The team members were: Rawiston Nichols, Peter Norville, Ronald Chandler, Audraj Warner, Peter Clarice, Bejamin Maynard, Harcourt Wason, Michael Marshall, Franklyn Mapp, Ricardo Holder, Sinclair Haynes, Dennis Davis, Rene Bourne, Anderson Phillips, Ralph Watson. and Valence Lynch. After cricket and soccer, hockey is one of the sports on the Island.

Leah Martindale

Did you know- In 25.49 seconds, Island swimmer Leah Martindale finished fifth, surpassing Shan Ying (China) and Natalia Meshcheryakova (Russia), in the women’s 50m, at the XXVI Olympiad in the United States in July and August 1996. Last year, she came to the seventh in the 50m at the Pan American Games in Argentina.

Lorna Forde

Did you know- In the 70s, Lorna Forde became the most famous Olympic athlete when she finished third in the women’s 400m, after Joyce Yakubowicz (Canada) and Debra Sapenter (USA), at the VII Pan American Games in the United States. Later, at the XXI Olympiad, held in Montreal (Canada) in July 1976, Miss Forde failed to get ready for the final.

Obadele Thompson

Did you know- 2000 was one of the best years of sports on the Island, one of the most respected democracies in the developing world. Why? On September 23, 2000, island striker Obadad Thompson made world history by finishing third in the men’s 100m at the 27 Australian Summer Olympics; The first Olympic island medal. Obadele Thompson was one of the most feared athletes at the Sydney Olympics. Surprisingly, Mr. Thompson came fourth in the men’s 200m Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000. Historically Thompson is the most famous Olympic athlete in Barbados, an English-speaking country in the Caribbean.

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The Soccer World Cup (often referred to as the Soccer World Cup or simply the World Cup) is the most important competition in foreign football (soccer), as well as the sports of the most represented team. Organized by the Federal Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the governing body of the sport, the World Cup is contested by national football teams of FIFA member countries. The championship has been awarded every four years since the first tournament in 1930 (except for 1942 and 1946 as a result of World War II), however it is an ongoing event as the entry rounds took place over the three years preceding the final round of the tournament (often called the “Finals”. ) includes 32 national teams competing within four weeks in the pre-designated country, and the games were the most widely seen sport in the world.[1] Of the 17 tournaments held, only seven nations have already won the World Cup. Brazil are the current owners, with the most successful team at the World Cup, winning the tournament five times, while Germany and Italy are trailing by three titles each. The final matches of the Soccer World Cup will be held in Germany.

The first soccer match was played in 1872 between England and Scotland, although at this stage the game was rarely played outside of Great Britain. As football began to increase in popularity, it was held as a sporting event (excluding awards awarded) in the 1900, 1904 and 1906 Summer Olympics before the ball became official competition at the 1908 Summer Olympics. Organized by the English Football Association, the event was designed exclusively for amateur players and was undoubtedly considered a show rather than a competition. England’s national soccer team won the event in 1908 and 1912.

The Olympic Games continue to compete only between the non-free teams, with Sir Thomas Lipton organizing the Sir Thomas Lipton Trophy tournament in Turin in 1909. Germany and Switzerland. The first tournament was won by West Auckland, an amateur case from northeastern England that was invited after the Football Association refused to participate in the competition. West Auckland returned in 1911 to defend their title successfully, and were awarded the trophy to keep it forever, according to the competition rules.

In 1914, FIFA agreed to accept the Olympic tournament as the “world football championship”, and they took responsibility for the event. This led to the launch of the first national football tournament, at the 1924 Summer Olympics. Uruguay won the tournament, before winning the gold medal again in 1928, with another South American team, Argentina, taking the silver. In 1928 FIFA decided to play their own international tournament. With Uruguay now twice the official soccer champions and as a result of celebrating the centenary of their independence in 1930, FIFA established Uruguay as a host country.

The 1932 Summer Olympics, held in Los Angeles, did not plan to include football as part of the program due to the popularity of soccer in America. FIFA and the IOC also disagreed over the level of junior players, and so football was reduced to games. FIFA president Jules Rimet was therefore determined to host the World Cup tournament in Uruguay in 1930. they were invited to send a team, but Uruguay’s choice as a competitive destination meant a long and costly trip across the Atlantic Ocean to European sides. Yes, no European country promised to send the team until two months before the start of the competition, and Rimet finally persuaded teams from Belgium, France, Romania and Yugoslavia to make the trip. A total of 13 countries participated – seven from South America, four from Europe and two from North America.

The tournament, the FIFA Women’s World Cup, was held for the first time in 1991. It’s similar to the men’s tournament in format, but so far it hasn’t created the same level of interest.

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It’s a competition to slow down the winter sports race

The Olympics. You watch a ski racer zoom down the steep slope

by scanning gates. However, you realize that something is there

is missing. The skier has skis, boots, and a large slalom skin

race suit. He understands what is missing when their arms

The flag is about causing them to lose their balance in a piece of

ice. They missed their locks.

In a ski competition in the winter country

The Olympics. He rejoices in the crowd as the storms come and go

route. Each skier pushes hard with his or her skating poles. Even thought,

The other skier is left behind the pack because he doesn’t have it

any skating poles. His rare earthy rhythm has gone

he is disturbed by the lack of funds.

In both cases, the skiers lost the race because they were

they missed their locks. Ski poles are important because they help

Maintain alignment, support, and release some of the

stress on your body. If the use of a pole is very important,

why so many tourists do not use the mountain pole on time

their rise?

You would not think of walking or walking on a pole as necessary

You even compare the mountain to cross-country skiing on the continent. On a mountain walk

crossing in soils with varying degrees and obstacles.

There is constant stress and strain on your muscles and joints

as you walk on rocks, in sandy places, and at high altitudes

place. Your knees and lower back are constantly adjusting

the pressure placed on them. This can lead to anxiety and

pain. This compares with the requirements for skiking on the continent.

Mountain climbing can be alleviated by investing in walking or hiking

ipali. Hiking poles have a wide range of features including:

improving balance, endurance, and knee flexion Climbing

The poles can enable you to successfully cross rivers and run

on fertile soil. The psychological consequences are that they can

increase your confidence allowing you to tackle the mountain climb trail with


There are different types of climbs and walking poles

is available. There are tall wooden poles, short aluminum poles,

snowflakes, ice acids. You want to enhance your regular trip

ipali? Climbing poles have a variety of tools to choose from

including: hand-held, shock absorbers, and camera mounting. To be

you will go up in the winter you can add a basket to your own

ipali. Another important feature of your walking stick is the rod.

A typical essay is made of carbide. However, the rubber tips are

also available. Each tip has its ups and downs

taken into account when buying a pole. Look at the hill

an expert to determine which pole is right for you.

If you want more stability and less stress on your body be careful

investment in a climbing or walking position. Ability to walk

in difficult areas it will become a reality. Mountain poles

can cost money, but it costs all the denarius.

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Fencing time in many US Fragment Sectors poses significant challenges to the training period of competing entrepreneurs. Fencing is a game all year round, in competition every month, and in some cases the opportunity for the makers to wrap up the meeting at a distance running every weekend. In this case, the planning of a regular training program requires a close agreement between the individual’s goals, the desire to succeed, and the formation of a club or residual training program.

Normal time creates four levels of training:

  1. Large Macrocycles – Multi-year cycles for events that occur more often than one year; the Olympic quadrennium is an example.
  2. Macrocycles – one training cycle that lasts for a year (in some cases two macrocycles can be good).
  3. Mesocycle-number of training cycles, maximum 6, within the macrocycle.
  4. Microcycles – weekly training cycle.

The nature of the training cycles is reasonably tied to major competition events in the fencing year. What those major events in the competition are depends on the level and goals of the fencer. For a great athlete working to make a national team, each event in the selection process is a major event. In this athletic program the Section A2 issue is not important, and is only relevant to the level at which it operates as a training event. Real-world events vary by device and age group, but include American World Cup, World Cup, and select World Cup festivals as well as Grand Prix festivals. For the top foil fencer this is at least seven scoring events in the national scoring charts, culminating in the World Championships, an event where the fencer has to work hard. In the hand with the best fences, it is the only macrocycle, with special mesocycles for each target event.

For many fencers, however, being ready for the Junior Olympics or World Championships is a daunting task, with little success in the event. For the cadet fencer this could be two macrocycles and the Junior Olympics as one and the National World as the second. But each of these macrocycles seeks to operate at the most favorable event in the average fencer, operating at least two microscopes. The challenge is to identify, from a wide range of existing tournaments, macrocycle festivals that will serve as important preparations for sports and national festivals, and which may serve as targets in the mesocycle.

This is even more difficult with the need to achieve the right division to qualify for the desired event. For example, I coached a Canadian resident living in the United States whose goal was to fence off an event in Section 1. He received his C award at a Category 3 event, but did so too late to qualify for the Category 1 circuit tournament (C at least schedule) before returning to Canada.

What does this mean for a trainer who uses part-time training? First, the coach and fencer keeper must have a good understanding and agree on goals, and those goals should be long-term, strategic goals, supported by annual goals. The objectives drive the overall design of the training program.

Second, the coach and fencer provider must select festivals that contribute to achieving the objectives of the training program. Not all tournaments are worth the effort. Some tournaments should be completely smooth or treated only as training events for using fencer to work on specific problems (because understanding that medals or divisions are not intentional can be difficult for some athletes).

Third, sufficient time should be allowed between major tournaments to run the training program. If the fencer trains five days a week and fences off weekend competitions, you are more likely to work with a full microcycle between competitions, including rest and recovery. However, if the fencer trainer trains one or two days a week, it is very difficult to vary the length, strength, and construction of training sessions to achieve any improvement. This is true even if one of the many models of the passage of time is chosen: combination, simultaneous, skill / strength, or speed with many elements.

All of this means that both the coach and the fencer keeper must understand their goals and work together to find the best training method that meets the objectives of the competition within the reality of the club situation, current time, and fencer training capabilities. Periodic training is an intricate form of training with a proven track record of improving the performance of athletes. It is also a process that requires both the coach and the athlete to understand and be committed to its application.

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Road to London 2012!

Barcelona in 1992

Did you know- Between July 25 and August 9, 1992, the Angola Olympic Committee sent 29 athletes to the Summer Games in Barcelona, ​​Spain. The African nation competed in seven sports: basketball (11), boxing (1), roller hockey (11), judo (4), swimming (3), sailing (3), and track (6) .


Did you know- Basketball is very popular because basketball is a traditional sport with a long history in the African continent. Surprisingly, from the 1980s to the 2000s, Angola was a war-torn country – boasting one of the world’s largest basketball teams. In 1992, the Angolan team finished 10th, out of 12 teams, in the men’s soccer tournament in Barcelona (Spain). Eight years ago, they had won a silver medal at the Under-20 African Championship. In 1987, in spite of all this, the Portuguese-speaking Republic of southern Africa – won a gold medal in the men’s basket at the African Games in Nairobi (Kenya). Prior to 1987, the Angolan men’s basketball team had placed 20th at the World Cup in Spain. In the Spanish city of Ferrol, Africans were the most famous basketball players; Angola defeated Australia 74-69. In addition, the country – one of the least developed countries in Africa, came in 13th in the global competition in South America in the 1990s. In 1996, it was ranked 11th in the XXVI Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia (US).


Did you know- Angola’s first major achievement came at the 2006 Soccer World Cup. During the World Cup, a team of soccer players arrived in 23rd place, between Croatia (Europe) and Tunisia (North Africa). The best players were Flavio da Silva Amado, Joao Ricardo Pereira dos Santos Batalha, and Fabrice Alcebiades Maieco, respectively.

Los Angeles 1984

Did you know- The Angola Olympic Committee, under pressure from Cuba and the Soviet Union, opposed the 1984 World Cup in Los Angeles, California, USA. Four years ago, Angola hosted its first Olympic Games at the XXII Olympics in Moscow, USSR (modern-day Russia). Angola, on the other hand, is one of the youngest members of the Olympic family.

Men’s handball

Did you know- The men’s soccer team finished 15th in the Under-20 World Cup.


Did you know- The most popular sports are soccer, track and field, basketball, hockey and handball.

Women’s handball

Did you know- The national team came in seventh in women’s handball at the 1996 World Cup in the United States. During the international event, Angola, under coach Alberto Junior, defeated the United States (host country) 24-23. The country also qualified for the 2000 Sydney Olympics. In the 1990s, a women’s handball team from Angola competed against five world champions (1990, 1993, 1995, 1997, and 1999). At the 1997 World Cup, the national team was placed in 15th place, ahead of Japan, South Korea, and Canada.

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Shotted history can be traced back thousands of years to the days before the British Isles converted to Christianity and the world was still ruled by emperors. By this time the sport was legal and became an Olympic sport in 1896.

Today the sport is made using a heavy metal ball and special techniques have been developed so that you can throw the ball as far as possible. To be truly successful in this race, athletes need to combine strengths, form, and strength.

Going back thousands of years the event was held with stone balls in Scotland. Lords will use the ceremony to determine which one is more powerful. They will choose one of their heroes to throw a ball of stone as much as possible and the winner will be considered the strongest man in the army. The festival is also part of the Highland Games.

Sports changed during the Middle Ages until the 18th century, when they became popular sports among soldiers throwing ball grenades. From this era of sports where it gets its name with a “shot” referring to a cannon ball and part of the “putting” throwing style used.

Until the start of the modern Olympics the sport was popular, but it was illegal. As part of the track and stage at the Olympic Games it was officially completed. It will not be a women’s event in sports but until 1948.

Games today have not changed much in the rest of history. Balls today are made of lead and are always a very different method used. One of the most popular sports for athletes was Randy Barnes who introduced the circular form in 1976.

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Adhemar Ferreira da Silva became the second athlete in Brazil to win a gold medal at the Olympic Games when he won three jumps at the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki (Finland).

Rossana De Los Rios is a famous Paraguayan player. He was a junior champion in the world in 1992. Rossana is married to Gustavo Alfredo Neffa, a former soccer player. He once said, “I could go a long way in tennis. In 1992 I graduated from Junior Roland Garros but I made decisions and I am happy with my life. [Gustavo] He played football in the Italian and Argentine leagues, with the national team and in the Olympics and he was good at it, but now he talks more about tennis. Times have changed for women and she helps me to be able to play calmly. Now my goal is to get back to the top 100. I am fine, but for two years I was injured in the knee and in the tree and had to recover from it. Maybe I will retire in a few years and I would like to help develop Paraguayan girls better and have a better future, but by then if I am in my 30s I will probably leave this project. ”She was born September 16, 1975 in Asuncion, the capital of Paraguay. He now lives in the United States.

Francisco Cabañas became the first Mexican boxer to win an Olympic medal. He won a silver medal at the Los Angeles Games in 1932.

Claudia Poll Ahrens (Costa Rica) became the first Latin American female swimmer in Olympic history to win two medals in one sport (Sydney’000). He is the best player in Central America of all time …

Luis Brunetto won a silver medal in three jumps at the 1924 Games in Paris. Argentina’s Brunetto became the first athlete to win his country’s Olympic medal.

The Brazilian men’s volleyball team won the 2007 World Cup. The champions were Rezende Bruno, Marcelo Elgarten, André Heller, Samuel Fuchs, Gilberto Godoy Filho, Murilo Andres, André Luiz da Silva Nascimento, Sergio Dutra Santos, and Anderson Rodrigues, Gustavo Endres, Rodrigo Santana, Dante Gu.

Xavier Moreno and Jefferson Perez won gold medals at the 2007 Rio Pan American Games. Athletes are Ecuadorian sports heroes now …

Cali (Colombia) hosted the 1975 FIBA ​​Women’s Soccer World Cup in 1975. Final positions: 1.USSR / Soviet Union (currently Russia), 2. Japan, 3. Czechoslovakia (currently Czech Republic / Slovak Republic), Italy, 5. South Korea, 6. Mexico, 7.Colombia, 8 United States, 9. Hungary, 10. Australia, 11.Canada, 12.Brazil, 13.Senegal.

The most popular sports in Mexico are soccer, wrestling, basketball, baseball, track, basque pelote, underwater sports, tennis, martial arts, boxing, cycling and horses.

Jeanette Campbell (Argentina / swimmer) was the first Latin American female athlete to win an Olympic medal. He won a silver medal in the 100m freestyle at the 1936 Berlin Games.

Brazil sent ten athletes to the 2006 Winter Games in Turin (Italy). The Brazilian team had competing athletes in 4 sports: alpine skiing, bobsleigh, cross-country skiing and snowboarding.

Paraguay had many famous athletes. Who are: Jose Luis Chilavert (soccer / one of the best players in the 1990s), Victor Manuel Pecci (tennis), Nery Kennedy (track and court / South American champion), Carlos Gamarra (Olympic silver medalist, 2004), Ramon Jimenez Gaona (runners / champion of South America) …

Baseball is a Panamanian national sport …

Francisco “Moroitiro” Rodriguez (boxing) is the only Venezuelan athlete to win an Olympic gold medal. Francisco was born September 20, 1945, in Cumana, Venezuela (South America).

Montevideo (Uruguay) hosted the 1930 FIFA World Cup. Last position: 1.Ruguay, 2.Argentina, 3.Yugoslavia (currently Serbia), 4. USA, 5.Chile, 6.Brazil, 7.France, 8.Paraguay Romania, 10, Peru, Belgium, 12, Bolivia, Mexico.

Gustavo Kuerten was one of the best tennis players in the world. He has won 28 international tournaments (St. Petersburg, Open Brazil, Auckland, Roland Garros, Monte Carlo, Acapulco, Rome, Hamburg, Cincinnati, Buenos Aires, Lisboa, Indianapolis …).

True File

Name: Gustavo Kuerten

Nickname: “Old”

Nationality: Brazil

Cork: German

Accommodation: Florianopolis, Santa Catarina (Brazil)

Birth: 10/9/1976

Height: 1.91m

Weight: 75 kg

Idol: Mahatma Gandhi (former human rights activist)

My favorite singer: Bob Marley

Favorite author / author: Paulo Coehlo

Spice: “Forever” (by Calvin Klein)

Close friends: Carlos Moya (Spanish tennis player), Nicolas Lapentti (Ecuadoran tennis player), Fernando Meligeni (Brazil player).

Position of Men’s Tennis Association (1997-2000)

2000: 1

1999: 10

1998: 20

1997: 66

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