Maialen Chourraut

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Maialen Chourraut
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Maialen Chourraut at the 2012 Summer Olympics
Personal information
Full name Maialen Chourraut Yurramendi
Nationality Spanish
Born (1983-03-08) March 8, 1983 (age 34)
San Sebastián, Basque Country, Spain
Sport
Country Spain
Sport Canoe slalom
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[1] 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).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maialen Chourraut". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 11 August 2016. Retrieved 10 August 2016.