carolina marin

Carolina Marin Age, Ranking, Family, Instagram, Twitter, Net-worth & More

Carolina Marin
Full Name Carolina María Marín Martín
Country Spain
Discipline Badminton
Handedness Left
Known For "Gold medal winner in 2016 Rio Olympic, three-time World Champion, four-time European Champion and the former World's No. 1 in BWF rankings for the women's singles discipline, holding the position for a record number of 66 weeks."

Personal Information

Born 15 June 1993 Age 25
Hometown Huelva, Spain Height 5'6" / 167 cm
Weight 65 kg / 150 lb Highest Ranking (Women's singles) 01 (24 November 2016)
Current Ranking (Men's singles) 03 (26 February 2019) Hobbies Cook, Cinema, Shopping, Travel
Zodiac Sign Gemini Religion
Ethnicity Spanish Boyfriend Alejandro

Carolina Marin Boyfriend - Alejandro

Carolina Marin Family and Education

Educational Qualification High schooling From Madrid
Carolina Marin Father - Gonzalo Marin
Carolina Marin Mother - Toni Martin
Carolina Marin Coach - Fernando Rivas

Highlights From Carolina Marin's Career

  • Carolina Marin decided to follow her mother's footsteps who was a Flamenco dancer. But she also knew that she has to choose one among the badminton or dance. She was introduced to the badminton by one of her friends, and from the moment she held the racket, she fell in love with the sport. She decided to quit dancing and started playing badminton at IES La Orden, Huelva at the age of just eight years.
  • 2009 was the kickstart year for Marin. She moved to Madrid to bring some spark in her game with the guidance of her coach, Fernando Rivas.
  • There, she became the first Spanish badminton player to win a silver medal at European Junior Championships, followed by her first ever gold at the European U-17 Junior Championships.
  • The title at the Irish International tournament was the first major title of Carolina Marin.
  • 2011 was the golden year for Spanish Badminton, as this champ marked her presence for all the oppositions in continental European Junior Championships and won her favourite, Gold medal.
  • She has also competed in World Junior Championships held in Taipei, but unfortunately, she lost in the semi-finals and settled with Bronze which was the first in her career.
  • Big rewards were yet to come, but this wait of Spain in Badminton was ended by Marin in London Grand Prix Gold when she became the first Spanish badminton player to win a Grand Prix Gold title.
  • Banga-Beats franchise of Bangalore-based team brought Marin in their side in the first ever edition of Indian Badminton League(IBL).
  • Carolina Marin became the first Spaniard to win World Championship Title when she defeated China's Li Xuerui in the BWF World Championship finals on 31st August 2014. After this championship title, she was the third European lady and youngest(21 years old) to achieve the milestone after Lene Køppen (1977) and Camilla Martin (1999).
  • 2015 was the year, Carolina Marin will never want to forget. Maybe her entire room would have filled with this much of titles won by her in the year 2015.
  • It started from All England Open, whereby defeating Saina Nehwal with the score 16-21, 21-14, 21-7 in her first Superseries final, Marin won her first Superseries title. This title put her on a respected spot on the world ranking of Badminton players, i.e. she became number 4 in the world.
  • But she was not satisfied, not ready to settle with number four. Also, she got a chance to unseat Li Xuerui to become a new number one but unfortunately she narrowly lost to Ratchanok Intanon (Thailand) in a close semi-final of 2015 India Open.
  • Because of her recent performances, she became world number 2 on 2nd April 2015. However, just after the three days, Carolina Marin won her second consecutive Super Series Title at Malaysia Open 2015 beating Olympic champion Li Xuerui for the second consecutive time with score 19–21, 21–19, 21–17.
  • Apart from defending her World Championship Title in the final against Saina Nehwal, she also won the 2015 Australian Open, 2015 French Open, and 2015 Hong Kong Open. What A Year It Was... 🙂
  • After a marvellous year, Carolina Marin was waiting for that one medal every athlete dreams for. It was the final of summer Olympic, 2016 held in Rio, Brazil. She faced India's PV Sindhu in the final and won with the score 19–21, 21–12, 21–15 to clinch the Gold medal.
  • After that unbelievable achievements, an indoor arena in Huelva is named in after her honour, which is inaugurated by herself only.
  • After two years of a long wait, Carolina Marín won the Japan Open Superseries title in 2017 defeating He Bingjiao of China. But unfortunately, in the middle of Hong Kong Open, Marin sustained a hip injury and got retired in the match against Michelle Li.
  • This injury made her stay away from Dubai World Superseries Finals.
  • On 29th April 2018, Carolina Marin defeated Evgeniya Kosetskaya to win her fourth consecutive European Championships title in a row organised at Huelva, Spain. She won with the score 21–15, 21–7.
  • Later On 5 August in the same year, Marin defeated PV Sindhu with the score 21-19, 21-10 in the final of the Badminton World Championships and became the first female badminton player in the history of sports to win three World Championship titles.
  • During the 2019 Dihatsu Indonesia Masters final, when Carolina Marin was ahead of India's Saina Nehwal by 10-3, she suffered a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and left the match incomplete. Later, she underwent the surgery and recovering at the time passing with step by step guidance and help from her loved ones.
  • We also pray for her recovery and better health.

Achievements and Awards

  1. In Year - 2009
    • Gold Medal - European U-17 Badminton Championships
    • Silver Medal - European Junior Championships
    • Winner - Irish International
    • Runner Up - Cyprus International
  2. In Year - 2010
    • Winner - Cyprus International
    • Winner - Uganda International
    • Runner Up - Italian International
  3. In Year - 2011
    • Bronze Medal - World Junior Championships
    • Gold Medal - European Junior Championships
    • Winner - Morocco International
    • Winner - Spanish Open
    • Runner Up - Irish International
  4. In Year - 2013
    • Winner - London Open
    • Winner - Scottish Open
    • Winner - Swedish Masters
    • Winner - Finnish Open
    • Runner Up - Spanish Open
    • Winner - Italian International
  5. In Year - 2014
    • Gold Medal - BWF World Championships
    • Gold Medal - European Badminton Championships
    • Runner Up - Spanish Open
    • Runner Up - Australian Open
  6. In Year - 2015
    • Winner - All England Open
    • Winner - Malaysia Open
    • Winner - Australian Open
    • Winner - French Open
    • Winner - Hong Kong Open
    • Runner Up - German Open
    • Gold Medal - BWF World Championships
    • Runner Up - Syed Modi International
  7. In Year - 2016
    • Gold Medal - Rio Summer Olympic Games
    • Gold Medal - European Badminton Championships
    • Bronze Medal - European Women's Team Championships
  8. In Year - 2017
    • Winner - Japan Open
    • Runner Up - German Open
    • Runner Up - India Open
    • Runner Up - Malaysia Open
    • Runner Up - Singapore Open
    • Gold Medal - European Badminton Championships
  9. In Year - 2018
    • Winner - Japan Open
    • Winner - China Open
    • Gold Medal - BWF World Championships
    • Gold Medal - European Badminton Championships
    • Bronze Medal - European Women's Team Championships
  10. In Year - 2019
    • Runner Up - Malaysia Masters
    • Runner Up - Indonesia Masters

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