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2008.08.22 - News Editor

Back in Belgium and this time I couldn´t just sneak in… Whole Zingem new I was coming and a BIG surpriseparty was put up for me.
Arrived at Christines place for a late souplunch before we had to be in Zingem at 18. I knew a welcome party was put up but not that… I was going into the market with horse and cart. And there get celebrated by 200 people and an orchestra playing the fanfare.  Drinktickets for the local pub Paradijs (sponsored by Roman brewery) and flowers, lots of flowers….

Then my neigbours had another surprise wich I had to see before it got dark. I have never ever seen a more decorated house! So now everyone knows where “SilverEmma” lives. Even my door was painted in silver… 🙂

I want to say thanks to everyone that made this night unforgettable:

Gino, Heidi and the kids
Robert and Isabell
Jurgen – Orchestra
Rik – Cafe Paradijs
Carlo – Roman Brouwery
Mans – Horse and cart
Christine with family
Danny with family
Michelle and Betty
Ma, Pa and sus
Ivan de Wilde
Fred and Marlene
Neighbours at Heirweg
And everyone that was there
To everyone that have send me Greeting cards.

me and Martin photo: Ivan de Wilde

Me signing autographs, photo: Ivan de Wilde

Me and Martin being celebrated, photo: neighbours

Emma, photo: neighbours

photo: neighbours

Me with my Silverdoor, photo: neighbours

The whole Heirweg, photo: neighbours




  1. bingolingo says:

    i london kommer du vara bäst! även fast du var fantastisk redan nu! skönt att någon levererar när andra har dåliga dagar. härligt emma.

  2. Stefan says:

    Tjabba Emma! Följer inte sport och OS sÃ¥ mycket (eller inte alls). Men sÃ¥ slöläste ja lite i svenska dagbladet (frÃ¥n 14:e aug) idag =). Under “5 frÃ¥gor” nämdes Sveriges 2 enda OS medaljörer, Emma Johansson och Gustav Larsson. Kan de vara den Emma tänkte ja. Gjorde lite efterforskningar och kom till slut fram till att Silver-Emma mycket riktigt gick pÃ¥ katedralskolan i Skara =). Såå…
    Massa stora grattis till framgången och medaljen i OS!! =)

    MÃ¥nga kramar och ett grattis till
    från Stefan Östervall, en klasskompis från Katedralskolan =)

  3. Christophe says:

    Congratulations for your olympic race and result, but also for all the results this year. Also congratulation for your simple way to share your sport and your activities via this website.

  4. Frank says:

    Thanks Emma for the postcard that I recieved from Isabelle en Robert.The hope was to get you in Zingem with a real Swedish car, a cabriolet, but…
    I hope that the rest of the season will be good for you, and maybe we can meet each other with Robert and Isabelle for a nice dinner in oudenaarde.
    Don’t give up now.
    Greetings Frank

  5. jolek says:

    Congratulate to the silver medal, I desire an additional successful year and now good relaxation 🙂 I hope for it I see you compete yet, if somewhere else not on the Eurosport. 🙂 Greetings from Hungary!!

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Name: Emma Karolina Johansson.

Profession: Cyclist

Born: 23 Sep 1983, Sollefteå, Sweden.

Team: Wiggle High5

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