The Crown of Queen Mary is the consort crown made for Queen Mary, wife of George V, in 1911. Mary bought the Art Deco-inspired crown from Garrard & Co. herself, hoped that it would be worn by future queens consort. It is unusual for a British crown due to having eight half-arches instead of the traditional two arches, it weighs 590 g. The silver-gilt crown has around 2,200 rose-cut and brilliant-cut diamonds, contained the 105.6-carat Koh-i-Noor diamond, as well as the 94.4-carat Cullinan III and 63.6-carat Cullinan IV. In 1914, they were all replaced with crystal models, the arches were made detachable so that it could be worn as a circlet or open crown. Mary wore it like this after George V died in 1936. Since Queen Mary died in 1953, the crown has not been worn, it is on display with the other Crown Jewels at the Tower of London. Crown of Queen Alexandra Crown of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother "Queen Mary's Crown". Royal Collection Trust. Inventory no. 31704
The Maria Lenk Trophy and Brazil Trophy is a Brazilian swimming tournament contested by teams. It is considered the Brazilian'Summer Trophy', is one of main two events of the Brazilian Swimming calendar, together with José Finkel Trophy; the tournament was named Brazilian Swimming Trophy. It was rename in 2007 in tribute to Maria Lenk, a former Brazilian swimmer, the first female South-American Olympic athlete; the first edition was held in 1962. The meet is held in a long course pool; the trophy has hegemony of teams from the states of Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Minas Gerais. The first champion was Paulistano; the current champion and most successful team is Pinheiros with 18 victories. List of Brazilian records in swimming
Lorenza Alessandrini is an Italian ice dancer who began representing France internationally in 2015. She and her skating partner, Pierre Souquet, competed in the final segment at the 2016 European Championships. Earlier in her career, Alessandrini represented Italy with Simone Vaturi, they became two-time Cup of Nice silver medalists, two-time Ondrej Nepela Memorial silver medalists, two-time Italian national bronze medalists. They competed in the final segment at five ISU Championships. Lorenza Alessandrini was born on 6 August 1990 in Italy, she studied sports at Università telematica San Raffaele. Alessandrini began learning to skate in 1994, she skated with Tommaso Forchini early in her ice dancing career. In 2007, she teamed up with Simone Vaturi. Representing Italy, they placed fifth at the 2010 World Junior Championships; that year, Alessandrini broke a rib in training causing them to miss the 2010–11 Grand Prix season. They returned to competition to win the senior bronze medal at the Italian Championships and were assigned one of Italy's two ice dance berths to the 2011 European Championships.
They finished 16th in their first appearance at the event. In the 2011–12 season, Alessandrini/Vaturi made their senior Grand Prix debut at 2011 NHK Trophy where they finished 5th, they again finished third at the Italian Championships. They were not named in the Italian team to the European Championships. Alessandrini/Vaturi were coached by Roberto Pelizzola and Nicoletta Lunghi in Italy until January 2012 when they moved to Detroit, Michigan to train under new coaches Pasquale Camerlengo, Massimo Scali, Anjelika Krylova, they made their senior World debut at the 2012 World Championships in France. In mid-December 2012, a fall while training a lift resulted in an injury to Vaturi and the team's withdrawal from the 2013 Italian Championships. Vaturi ended their partnership in April 2014. In May, Alessandrini confirmed she was looking for a partner to continue her competitive career and expressed interest in becoming a coach and choreographer. Alessandrini teamed up with French ice dancer Pierre Souquet by July 2014.
In December, the duo placed fourth at the French Championships. Making their international debut, they placed 5th at the Bavarian Open in February 2015. Alessandrini/Souquet won their first international medal, silver, in October 2015 at the Cup of Nice, before taking silver at the French Championships in December; the following month, they competed at the 2016 European Championships in Slovakia. Ranked 16th in the short dance, they finished 20th overall, they were coached by Muriel Zazoui, Olivier Schoenfelder, Diana Ribas, Roberto Pelizzola in Lyon. Making their Grand Prix debut, Alessandrini/Souquet placed 9th at the 2016 Trophée de France, they received the bronze medal at the French Championships. GP: Grand Prix.