MARAIS Lenise < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA South Africa   
Gender Women
Born 29 Apr 1985 in Durban, SAF
Height1.59 m
Weight 52 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Durban, RSA
Occupation Teacher
Languages English
Higher education Sports Science - Stellenbosch University: South Africa
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She began playing hockey during her early years at school.
Club / Team KwaZulu Natal Coastal Raiders: South Africa
Name of coach Giles Bonnet [national]
Coach from which country? South Africa
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Defender
International Debut
Year 2005
Competing for South Africa
General Interest
Nicknames Leno (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Finishing 10th at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (looklocal.co.za, 27 Aug 2012)
Hero / Idol Dutch hockey player Minke Booij. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
Injuries She missed a test match against Belgium in January 2014 with an ankle injury. (hockeynews.be, 30 Jan 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Concentrate on what you want to achieve. Although disappointments happen and hurt, they build you." (Facebook page, 24 Jun 2013)