Ángela Pumariega

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Ángela Pumariega
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Ángela Pumariega
Personal information
Full nameÁngela Pumariega Menéndez
Born (1984-11-12) 12 November 1984 (age 37)
Gijón, Spain
Country Spain
Club Real Club Astur de Regatas
Medal record

Ángela Pumariega Menéndez (born 12 November 1984 in Gijón) is a Spanish sailor who won the gold medal in sailing at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Elliott 6m class, in the crew led by Támara Echegoyen and accompanied by Sofía Toro.[1][2][3][4]

Previously, she was a junior Spanish champion and second at the Europeans in the Snipe class in 2002 and second at the Spanish women's nationals in 2008 also in Snipe.

Since May 2019, Pumariega acts as councilor in the city hall of Gijón after contesting as independent for the lists of the People's Party of Asturias in the local elections.[5]

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  1. ^ "Spain edges Australia for sailing match race gold". Fox News. 11 August 2012. Retrieved 19 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Spain win Elliot after Aussie skipper dunked". The Guardian. 11 August 2012. Retrieved 19 August 2012.
  3. ^ "Spain win dramatic Olympic sailing gold". The Times of India. 11 August 2012. Retrieved 19 August 2012.
  4. ^ "Angela Pumariega Menendez". London2012.com. London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Archived from the original on 2013-01-28. Retrieved 19 August 2012.
  5. ^ "El PP de López-Asenjo mantiene los tres concejales actuales" (in Spanish). El Comercio. 27 May 2019.

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