Simona Halep was decorated today by President Klaus Iohannis for winning the Wimbledon Grand Slam tournament. The President of Romania said that Halep, the only Romanian athlete who won this trophy, “wrote an important page in the history of Romanian tennis in just 55 minutes.” Excited, Halep delivered a short speech thanking the team and acknowledging that this speech is “harder than the Wimbledon final.”
“We have a great champion. She offered Romania moments of pure joy, but she also set an example.” said Klaus Iohannis, the President of Romania.
President Klaus Iohannis declared at the decoration ceremony of Simona Halep with the Knight degree “Star of Romania” that it is a pity that such talents do not receive the appropriate support from the state authorities. Simona Halep, the first Romanian to win the Wimbledon tennis tournament, said that she hopes to be an inspiration to all children and stressed that she is very excited about this ceremony.
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