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Who has been named as the 2019 FIH Women's Rising Star of the Year?

[A]. Rani Rampal
[B]. Frederique Matla
[C]. Julieta Jankunas
[D]. Lalremsiami

Answer: Option D


The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has named India forward Lalremsiami as the 2019 FIH Women's Rising Star of the Year. She won 40% of all the votes cast. She got 47.7% of her votes from among national associations and the media, fans/players contributed 28.4% and 36.4% respectively. She came ahead of Argentina's Julieta Jankunas and Frederique Matla of the Netherlands, who finished second and third, respectively.

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