Eva Calvo (taekwondo)
Calvo at the 2016 Olympics
|Full name||Eva Calvo Gómez|
|Born||29 July 1991|
|Height||176 cm (5 ft 9 in)|
|Club||Club Sanchez Elez|
|Coached by||Jose Maria Martin|
Eva Calvo Gómez (born 29 July 1991) is a Spanish taekwondo practitioner who competes in the 57 kg division. She was the European champion in 2014 and won silver medals at the 2015 World Championships and 2016 Olympics. In 2015, she was named Best Female Athlete of the Year by the Spanish National Taekwondo Federation.
Calvo first trained in athletics and took up taekwondo in 2006, aged 15. Her younger sister Marta Calvo also competes internationally, but in the heavier 62 kg division. Calvo studies computer engineering and mathematics at the Autonomous University of Madrid.
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