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Kristin Otto

Kristin Otto is a German Olympic swimming champion. She is most famous for being the first woman to win six gold medals at a single Olympic Games, doing so at the 1988 Seoul Olympic games. In long course, she held the world records in 200 meter freestyle events. Otto was the first woman to swim the short course 100 meter backstroke in under a minute, doing so at an international short course meet at Indiana University in 1983. Otto was born in Leipzig, Bezirk Leipzig, East Germany, began swimming at the age of 11, training in an East German sports academy. At sixteen, she participated in her first world championships, the 1982 World Aquatics Championships, winning the gold medal in the 100 meter backstroke as well as two additional gold medals in the 4×100 m relays with the East German team. After 1982, Otto began concentrating on other speed strokes. At the following European Championships in 1983, Otto finished second in the 100 meter freestyle, following her fellow East German, Birgit Meineke.

In 1984, Otto set a world record in the 200 meter freestyle. She was expected to win gold medals at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic games, but was unable to compete due to the boycott by 14 Eastern Bloc countries, including East Germany. In 1985 she fractured a vertebra, keeping her from competing for most of the year or to go to the European Championships. Otto returned to competitive swimming at the 1986 World Championships in Madrid, where she won 4 gold medals and 2 silver medals, her success continued the following year at the 1987 European Championships where she won 5 gold medals. At the 1988 Seoul Olympic games she once again was expected to win Olympic gold, she won six gold medals, as well as setting Olympic records in the 50 m freestyle and 100 m butterfly. Otto retired from swimming in 1989, she works as a sports reporter for German television. She was named the Female World Swimmer of the Year in 1984, 1986 and 1988 by Swimming World magazine. In October 1986, she was awarded a Star of People's Friendship in gold for her sporting success.

Otto's career was marred by the revelations of widespread performance enhancement drugs use by East German athletes: former teammate Petra Schneider admitted that she had used banned substances. However, Otto stated that she was not aware that she was being doped and she passed all the doping tests during competition, saying: "The medals are the only reminder of how hard I worked, it was not all drugs." List of members of the International Swimming Hall of Fame List of Olympic medalists in swimming List of World Aquatics Championships medalists in swimming List of multiple Olympic gold medalists at a single Games List of multiple Olympic gold medalists

List of Vegas Golden Knights award winners

This is a list of Vegas Golden Knights award winners. The National Hockey League All-Star Game is a mid-season exhibition game held annually between many of the top players of each season. Two All-Star Games has been held since the Vegas Golden Knights entered the league in 2017, with at least one player chosen to represent the franchise in each year; the All-Star game has not been held in various years: 1979 and 1987 due to the 1979 Challenge Cup and Rendez-vous'87 series between the NHL and the Soviet national team 1995, 2005, 2013 as a result of labor stoppages, 2006, 2010, 2014 because of the Winter Olympic Games. The Vegas Golden Knights have not had any players or personnel who have been enshrined in the Hockey Hall of Fame; the Vegas Golden Knights have retired one of their jersey numbers. The number 58 was retired by the team on March 31, 2018, in honor of the 58 victims killed in the 2017 Las Vegas shooting. Out of circulation is the number 99, retired league-wide for Wayne Gretzky on February 6, 2000.

The First Star Award is an annual award, given to the player who won the most votes in three star voting for home games throughout the regular season. The Seventh Player Award is an annual award, given to the player "whose performance on the ice most exceeded fan expectations" as determined by Golden Knights fans; the Vegas Strong Service Award is an annual award, given to the player "most involved in serving and giving back to the Las Vegas community" as selected by Vegas Golden Knights staff. List of National Hockey League awards

Muhammad Al Khadziq

Muhammad Al Khadziq is an Indonesian politician and former journalist, the regent of Temanggung, Central Java. Before being elected as the leader of his home regency, he had been active at various Islamic organizations both during and after his studies. Al Khadziq was born in Temanggung on 30 December 1967. After completing his elementary and middle school in Temanggung, he went to a pesantren for 2 years before continuing to a state-funded madrasa for his final 3 years of basic education. After graduating from the madrasa, he was active at various Islamic student organizations, including the Ansor Youth Movement, he studied philosophy at the Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University. Following his education, he worked as an editor at Yogya Pos and Jawa Pos, he became the chief editor for Nahdlatul Ulama paper Duta Masyarakat between 2002 and 2004. After journalism, he became a consultant, working for the Ministry of Disadvantaged Regions between 2004 and 2006. Afterwards, he became a public relations consultant, in addition to heading the editorial board of the magazine Event Guide.

He was part of the central committee of the Ansor Youth Movement. Politically, he had joined the Democratic Party, United Development Party and the National Awakening Party before his marriage, after which he joined Golkar, he ran in Temanggung's 2018 regency election with Heri Ibnu Wibowo as his running mate and parties Gerindra, PPP, PAN supporting him, with the pair ending up winning 54.3 percent of the votes in a three-candidate race against the incumbent regent and vice-regent. He was sworn in by governor Ganjar Pranowo on 24 September 2018, his wife Eni Maulani Saragih is a member of the People's Representative Council. In 2018, she was arrested by the Corruption Eradication Commission and Khadziq was examined as a witness; the couple has three children

ACMAT ALTV

The ACMAT ALTV is a military pick-up car manufactured by the French company ACMAT. ALTV means Acmat Light Tactical Vehicle, it is a derivative of the Nissan Navara. It has a payload of 1.4 to 3.5 tonnes, depending on the version. The ALTV is marketed under several variants, such as station wagon, single cab, double cab or torpedo. More than 1000 have been produced and delivered to 20 countries in 2014. Benin Burkina Faso Chad: 20 Congo: 14 for the National Police, transport version Equatorial Guinea: 48, used by border guards Ivory Coast Gabon: bought for the contractors of Sovereign Global that trained the Gabonese contingent of the MINUSCA. Mali Mauritania Morocco: armored command-post version Niger Togo: 44, used by the Togolese Police

Tight Shoes (film)

Tight Shoes is a 1941 American comedy film directed by Albert S. Rogell and starring Leo Carrillo, John Howard, Broderick Crawford, it is based on the Damon Runyon story. Shoe store owner Amalfi is forced by crook Speedy Miller to allow the business to be a front for illegal gambling. Miller works for a crime boss Horace Grover "the Brain", managing editor of a newspaper. Jimmy Rupert is a clerk in the store and sells a pair of shoes to Miller that are too small and hurt his feet. Distracted by his pinched feet in the "tight shoes", Miller places a losing bet on the horse named Feet First. A fight ensues with his girlfriend Sybil Ash and she leaves him, he gets him fired from the shoe store. In response, Rupert complains about crooked politicians who allow crime to flourish, runs for office, he is supported by Miller's ex-girlfriend Sybil Ash. On the day he wins the election and Ash are engaged to be married. Amalfi ends up hiring Miller as a clerk in his store. On the wedding day, Miller sends a pair of "tight shoes" to Rupert as a wedding gift.

Leo Carrillo – Amalfi John Howard – Jimmy Rupert Broderick Crawford – Speedy Miller Edward Gargan – Blooch Binnie Barnes – Sybil Ash Anne Gwynne – Ruth Samuel S. Hinds – Horace Grover,'the Brain' Shemp Howard – Okay Robert Emmett O'Connor – Honest John Beebe Richard Lane – Allan McGrath Sarah Padden - Mrs. Rupert Tight Shoes at the American Film Institute Catalog Tight Shoes on IMDb Tight Shoes at AllMovie Tight Shoes at the TCM Movie Database

61st Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

The 61st Infantry Division was a combat division of the German Wehrmacht during the Second World War. The 61st Infantry division was created just before the outbreak of conflict and took part in the invasion of Poland on 1 September 1939 as part of von Küchler's 3rd Army under Army Group North, it engaged in heavy fighting at the Battle of Mława, afterwards crossing the Narew River near Pułtusk. Fighting its way across the Bug River, it approached the Polish capital at Warsaw on 18 September and remained in the vicinity until the end of the campaign. In December 1939 the division was shifted to the west and subsequently took part in the attack on Belgium on 10 May 1940 as a unit of 4th Army Corps. During the advance into Belgium the 61st divisions 151st Infantry Regiment linked up with German airborne troops assaulting Fort Eben-Emael on 11 May, the Belgian defenders surrendered the fortifications on the same day; the division participated in the Dunkirk during the invasion of France. Loses in the western campaign were 348 killed, 1052 wounded, 106 missing The division served occupation duty in Brittany afterward.

In early 1941 it was transferred to East Prussia, in June it joined in the invasion of the Soviet Union as part of 18th Army. The division participated in the occupation of the Moonsund Archipelago. After the fall of Tallinn the Germans had to clear the Baltic Islands to get full and unhindered use of the sea lanes. Units of the 61st division were transported by the Navy to Saaremaa, the southern Island, see Operation Beowulf; the island was defended by 3rd Independent Brigade of the 8th Army of the Leningrad front, plus coastal artillery, naval units. There were a small number of fighter planes on the airport. Most of the 60-mile-long island was cleared by 21 September by the 176th & 151st Infantry Regiments, except for the Sorve Peninsula. Here The Russian forces resisted stubbornly until 5 October. With the southern Island cleared the attack was extended to Hiiumaa, the northern Island on 12 October. Within 2 weeks the island was cleared and the Germans claimed 16.000 prisoners and to have captured 100 artillery pieces.

The way was open now for the Soviet Naval forces in the north to be bottled up in the Gulf of Finland, the 61st Infantry was now available for redeployment. It took part in the Siege of Leningrad and remained in the area until January 1944, after which the Soviet Krasnoye Selo–Ropsha and Kingisepp–Gdov offensives forced it back into Estonia where it fought in the Battle of Narva in the Narva Offensive. Held in reserve, it was one of only two divisions considered "fully combat effective" by the Army Group North in July of that year; the division was redesignated as 61st Volksgrenadier Division in October 1944, continued fighting in the East under Army Groups North and Center. Evacuated to East Prussia, the division fought in the so-called Heiligenbeil pocket, caught between the advancing Soviets and the Frisches Haff. Once the "cauldron" collapsed in March 1945 the division was written off as a loss and its remaining assets were taken over by the 21st Infantry Division while the division staff was withdrawn to Königsberg, all falling into Soviet hands at the end of the war.

Established in August 1939 as part of the second wave. It was mobilised in Wehrkreis 1, East Prussia, with its headquarters at Insterburg The division had a standard early war infantry establishment, it had three infantry regiments of three infantry battalions, a gun company and an antitank company each. It had an artillery regiment of four battalions, containing in total nine batteries of 105mm light Field Howitzers and 3 batteries of 150mm heavy Field Howitzers, it had a full reconnaissance battalion, which included 3 armoured cars. Its equipment was German, with a personnel establishment of 15,500 men. For mobility it had over 500 trucks, as well as other motor motorcycles, it had nearly 5,000 horses, its soldiers marched into battle on foot. In February 1940 the division gave up an infantry battalion and some artillery for the creation of the 291st Infantry division of the 8th wave, these units were recreated; the 61st Infantry Division consisted of the following units in May 1940: 151st Infantry Regiment 162nd Infantry Regiment 176th Infantry Regiment 161st Artillery Regiment 161st Engineer Battalion 161st Reconnaissance Battalion 161st Anti-Tank Battalion 161st Signals Battalion 161st Supply TroopsIn November 1940 the division gave up an Infantry battalion from each Infantry Regiment for the formation of the 336th Infantry Division of the 14th wave.

The battalions were replaced. The division suffered heavy casualties in the Russian campaign in infantry, so by the summer of 1942 three of its infantry battalions were disbanded, each Infantry Regiment now only having two battalions; the anti-tank battalion and the reconnaissance were merged to produce a schnelle battalion. By 1943 the division's composition had been somewhat altered to the following: 151st Grenadier Regiment 162nd Grenadier Regiment 176th Grenadier Regiment 161st Artillery Regiment 161st Engineer Battalion 161st Anti-Tank Battalion 161st Intelligence Battalion 161st Supply Troop CommandOnce designated a Volksgrenadier Division in 1944, the unit was composed of the following: 151st Grenadier Regiment 162nd Grenadier Regiment 176th Grenadier Regiment 61st Fusilier Battalion 161st Artillery Regiment The following officers commanded the 61st Infantry Division: August 1939 - March 1942: General of Infantry Siegfried Haenicke March 1942 - April 1942: Major General Franz Scheidies April 1942 - February 1943: Lieutenant General Werner Hühner February 1943 - Apr