Maialen Chourraut at the 2012 Summer Olympics
|Full name||Maialen Chourraut Yurramendi|
March 8, 1983 |
San Sebastián, Basque Country, Spain
|Club||Club Atlético San Sebastián|
Maialen Chourraut Yurramendi (born March 8, 1983 in Donostia-San Sebastián) is a Spanish slalom canoeist who has competed since the early 2000s. She won the gold medal in the K-1 event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Previously she won the bronze medal at the K-1 event at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. She also competed in the K-1 event at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, but was eliminated in the heats and finished in 16th place.
Chourraut won a silver medal in the K-1 event at the 2009 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in La Seu d'Urgell. Two years later, she won a bronze medal in the K-1 event at the 2011 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Bratislava. She also won three medals at the European Championships (1 gold and 2 silvers).
- "Maialen Chourraut". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 11 August 2016. Retrieved 10 August 2016.
- 13 September 2009 final results of the women's K-1 event at the 2009 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships.[permanent dead link] – accessed 13 September 2009.
- Sports-Reference.com profile
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