Iker Martínez de Lizarduy
Iker Martínez de Lizarduy Lizarribar (born 16 June 1977 in Donostia-San Sebastián, Basque Country) is a Spanish sailor and olympic champion. Martínez de Lizarduy won a gold medal in the 49er class with Xabier Fernández at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. The same pairing won the silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
|Full name||Iker Martínez de Lizarduy Lizarribar|
|Born||16 June 1977|
Donostia-San Sebastián, Basque Country
Iker Martínez was skipper for Team Telefónica in the 2011-2012 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race, with Fernandez also being a team member. They were also named ISAF Rolex World Sailors of the Year 2011, finding out while they were competing in the first leg of the Volvo Ocean Race.
- World Championship Malcesine (Italy), 2nd position ;
- European Championship Brest (France), 2nd position ;
- World Championship Kaneohe (United States of America), 1st position ;
- European Championship Grimstad (Norway), 1st position ;
- European Championship Laredo (Spain), 3rd position ;
- Olympic Games Athens (Greece), 1st position ;
- World Championship Athens (Greece), 1st position ;
- European Championship Weymouth (United kingdom), 3rd position ;
- European Championship Marsala (Italy), 1st position ;
- European Championship S'Arena (Spain), 1st position ;
- Olympic Games Beijing (China), 2nd position ;
- Volvo Ocean Race (RTW), 3rd position;
- Barcelona World Race (RTW), 2nd position (with Xabi Fernandez);
- 2004 Summer Olympics – Athens, Greece – Sailing Archived 2008-08-18 at the Wayback Machine – databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on 23 May 2008)
- "Spain Sailing at the 2008 Beijing Olympics". www.sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
- "IKER AND XABI PICK UP ROLEX SAILORS OF THE YEAR 2011 PRIZE". www.teamtelefonica.com. 7 September 2012. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
- "Martínez switches dreams - for a leg".
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