Estela Giménez

Estela Giménez Cid[a] (born 29 March 1979 in Madrid, Spain) is a Spanish former rhythmic gymnast who won a gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in the group all-around event.[1] The team was formed by Giménez, Marta Baldó, Nuria Cabanillas, Lorena Guréndez, Estíbaliz Martínez and Tania Lamarca. She won the world championship twice in the three balls/two ribbons discipline.

Estela Giménez
Estela Giménez en Hollywood 02.PNG
Personal information
Country represented Spain
Born (1979-03-29) 29 March 1979 (age 42)
Madrid
DisciplineRhythmic gymnastics
Years on national team1994 - 1997
Medal record
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1996 Atlanta Group All-around
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1995 Vienna 3 balls/2 ribbons
Gold medal – first place 1996 Budapest 3 balls/2 ribbons
Silver medal – second place 1994 Paris Group All-around
Silver medal – second place 1995 Vienna Group All-around
Silver medal – second place 1995 Vienna 5 hoops
Silver medal – second place 1996 Budapest Group All-around
Bronze medal – third place 1994 Paris 6 ropes
Bronze medal – third place 1994 Paris 4 hoops/2 clubs
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 1995 Prague 3 balls/2 ribbons
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Prague Group All-around
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Prague 5 hoops

She was featured on the cover of the Your Shape game for Wii. She was the host of Insert Coin on AXN Spain from 2008 to 2012.[2]

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  1. ^ This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Giménez and the second or maternal family name is Cid.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Estela Giménez". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 3 December 2016. Retrieved 6 July 2011.
  2. ^ "Estela Giménez in Insert Coin". cineytele.com. Archived from the original on 6 October 2011. Retrieved 6 July 2011.

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