Elena Benítez

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Elena Benítez
Personal information
Born (1966-10-26) 26 October 1966 (age 56)
Málaga, Spain
Medal record
Representing the  Spain
Women's taekwondo
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1999 Edmonton Welterweight
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1986 Seefeld -60 kg
Bronze medal – third place 1990 Aarhus -60 kg
Silver medal – second place 1994 Zagreb -65 kg
Gold medal – first place 1996 Helsinki -65 kg
Gold medal – first place 1998 Eindhoven -67 kg
Silver medal – second place 2000 Patra -67 kg

Elena Benítez (born 26 October 1966) is a Spanish taekwondo practitioner. She was born in Málaga. She competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.[1] She won a gold medal in welterweight at the 1999 World Taekwondo Championships, by defeating by Mirjam Müskens in the final. Her achievements at the European Taekwondo Championships include bronze medals in 1986 and 1990, a silver medal in 1994, gold medals in 1996 and 1998, and a silver medal in 2000.[2]


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Elena Benítez". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Benitez, Elena". taekwondodata.com. Retrieved 13 July 2019.

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