Cecilia Carranza

Cecilia Carranza Saroli (born 29 December 1986) is an Argentine Olympic sailor.[1][2][3] At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed in the Women's Laser Radial class, finishing in the 21st place.[4] At the 2008 Summer Olympics she finished 8th in the same event.[2] Cecilia won the gold medal at the 2011 Pan American Games. At the 2016 Summer Olympics she won the gold medal in the category Nacra 17 alongside fellow sailor Santiago Lange.

Cecilia Carranza
Cecilia Carranza Saroli.jpg
Personal information
Full nameCecilia Carranza Saroli
Nationality Argentina
Born(1986-12-29)29 December 1986
Rosario, Argentina

She qualified to represent Argentina with Lange at the 2020 Summer Olympics.[5] She and Lange were the Argentina's flag bearers for the opening ceremony.[6]

She was born in Rosario, Argentina.[1][2] She is openly lesbian.[7]


  1. ^ a b "Cecilia Carranza". London 2012. Archived from the original on 2012-07-21.
  2. ^ a b c Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Cecilia Carranza (full name: Cecilia Carranza Saroli)". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18. Retrieved 2016-05-14.
  3. ^ "SAILOR BIOGRAPHY: Cecilia Carranza". International Sailing Federation. Retrieved 14 September 2012.
  4. ^ "Fleet Overall after Race 10". London 2012. Archived from the original on 2 April 2013. Retrieved 14 September 2012.
  5. ^ "Sailing-Five to watch at the Tokyo Olympics". Reuters. 2021-06-24. Retrieved 2021-06-27.
  6. ^ "Santiago Lange and Cecilia Carranza will be the Argentine flag bearers at the Olympic Games". Market Research Telecast. 2021-06-23. Retrieved 2021-06-27.
  7. ^ Outsports (2021-07-12). "At least 179 out LGBTQ athletes at Tokyo Olympics, a record by far". Outsports. Retrieved 2021-08-02.

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Olympic Games
Preceded by
Flagbearer for   Argentina
Tokyo 2020
Santiago Lange
Succeeded by