Carolina Marín Height, Weight, Age, Biography & More
Bio Real NameCarolina María Marín Martín NicknameNot Known ProfessionSpanish Badminton player Physical Stats & More Heightin centimeters- 167 cm in meters- 1.67 m in Feet Inches- 5' 6" Weightin Kilograms- 65 Kg in Pounds- 150 lbs Figure Measurements35-24-35 Eye ColourBrown Hair ColourBlack Badminton International DebutIn 2005, at Brussels International U15. Coach/MentorFernando Rivas Handedness Left Achievements (main ones)• Secured Gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics. • Bagged Gold at 2014 Copenhagen & 2015 Jakarta World Championships. • Secured Gold again at 2014 Kazan & 2016 La Roche-sur-Yon European Championships. • Bronze medal at the 2011 Taipei World Junior Championships. • Won Gold at 2011 Vantaa European Junior Championships. • Secured a Silver at 2009 Milan European Junior Championships. Career Turning PointAfter winning Gold at 2011 Vantaa European Junior Championships there was no looking back for Carolina Marin. Highest Ranking 1 (May 2016) Personal Life Date of Birth15 June 1993 Age (as in 2017)24 Years Birth PlaceHuelva, Spain Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini NationalitySpaniard HometownHuelva, Spain SchoolNot Known CollegeNot Known Educational QualificationsNot Known FamilyFather- Gonzalo Marin Mother- Toni Martin
Some Lesser Known Facts About Carolina Marin
Does Carolina Marín smoke: No
Does Carolina Marín drink alcohol: Not Known
She is the first Spanish badminton player to win either a silver or a gold medal in international games.
After bowing out of the 2012 London Olympic Games in the group stage, Marín got a tattoo of the Olympic rings on her left wrist, which acted as a reminder of the defeat and motivated her to work hard for the next Olympics.
Carolina Marín played for the Bangalore team named Banga Beats in the inaugural edition of the Indian badminton League (IBL) in 2013.
In August 2014, she defeated Li Xuerui from China in the BWF World Championships singles final and became the first Spaniard to win a World Championship title and the third European female player to achieve the gold medal.
In April 2015, Carolina Marín won her second straight Super Series Premier title, beating Olympic champion Li Xuerui for the second consecutive time at the 2015 Malaysia Open.
After beating India’s Saina Nehwal in August 2015, Carolina Marín won her second in row BWF World Championship title.