Maialen Chourraut

Maialen Chourraut Yurramendi (born 8 March 1983 in Lasarte-Oria) is a Spanish slalom canoeist who has competed at the international level since 2000.

Maialen Chourraut
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Maialen Chourraut at the 2012 Summer Olympics
Personal information
Full nameMaialen Chourraut Yurramendi
NationalitySpanish
Born (1983-03-08) 8 March 1983 (age 37)
Lasarte-Oria, Basque Country, Spain
Height161 cm (5 ft 3 in)
Weight55 kg (121 lb)
Sport
CountrySpain
SportCanoe slalom
Event(s)K1
ClubClub Atlético San Sebastián

She won a gold medal in the K1 event at the 2016 Summer Olympics[1] in Rio de Janeiro. Previously she won a bronze medal in the K1 event at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. She also competed in the K1 event at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, but was eliminated in the heats and finished in 16th place.[2]

Chourraut won a silver medal in the K1 event at the 2009 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in La Seu d'Urgell. Two years later, she won a bronze medal in the K1 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).[3]

World Cup individual podiumsEdit

Season Date Venue Position Event
2010 27 Jun 2010 La Seu d'Urgell 1st K1
2011 3 Jul 2011 L'Argentière-la-Bessée 2nd K1
10 Jul 2011 Markkleeberg 3rd K1
2012 10 Jun 2012 Cardiff 1st K1
17 Jun 2012 Pau 1st K1
2014 3 Aug 2014 La Seu d'Urgell 1st K1
2015 28 Jun 2015 Kraków 1st K1
5 Jul 2015 Liptovský Mikuláš 2nd K1
9 Aug 2015 La Seu d'Urgell 2nd K1
2016 12 Jun 2016 La Seu d'Urgell 1st K1
19 Jun 2016 Pau 3rd K1
2017 18 Jun 2017 Prague 1st K1
10 Sep 2017 La Seu d'Urgell 3rd K1
2018 8 Sep 2018 La Seu d'Urgell 2nd K1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Maialen Chourraut". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 11 August 2016. Retrieved 10 August 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Maialen Chourraut". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 2 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Maialen CHOURRAUT YURRAMENDI (ESP)". CanoeSlalom.net. Retrieved 2 December 2017.

External linksEdit

Awards
Preceded by
Ruth Beitia
Spanish Sportswoman of the Year
2016
(tied with Lidia Valentín)
Succeeded by
Sandra Sánchez