Carolina María Marín Martín shortly called ‘Carolina Marin‘ is a Badminton Player from Spain. Currently, she was ranked the world No 2 by Badminton World Federation in the women’s singles. She honoured with Award of Sports Andalucia 2009: Promise of Sports Award. Award of Sports Media Andalucia 2010: Promise of Sports Award and Best Female Athlete of Huelva 2010. In the year 2014-15 Carolina became world champion in women’s singles. She won her first women’s singles gold medal in 2016 at Rio Olympics by defeating PV Sindhu of India. Currently, her badminton racket and equipment was sponsored by “Yonex”
Gold – 7
Silver – 1
Bronze – 2
Personal Life & Family
Carolina Marin was born on 15th June 1993 (age 23 as of 2016) in Huelva, Spain. Carolina is a force of nature on the court. With her fiery, never-give-up attitude, she has made amazing achievements at her young age. She made big splashes early on in her career, including winning the gold medal at the 2009 European U17 Championships. Her Father Gonzalo Marin and Mother Toni Marin
Husband – Not Married
Carolina Marin Family (Parents)
Height – 5.7′ 1/2 inches (1.72 m)
Weight – 65 kg (143lb)
Handedness – left
Carolina Marin Coach Fernando Rivas
Carolina Marin Boyfriend
Marin Meets Spanish Royal Family
Carolina started playing badminton at the IES La Orden badminton club in Huelva. In the year 2005, she made her international debut at Brussels international U15
Marin became the first Spanish badminton player to win a silver medal at the 2009 European Junior Badminton Championships, and a gold medal later, at the 2009 European U17 Badminton Championships.
Carolina Marin vs Saina Nehwal
In 2011 She won European Junior Championships Gold Medal at Vantaa and Bronze medal at Taipei.
In the year 2013 Carolina played for the Bangalore-based team Banga Beats in the inaugural edition of the Indian Badminton League (IBL).
Carolina Marin Jose Maria Forque Awards 2015
On August 2014, in the BWF World Championships singles final and became the first Spaniard to win a World Championship Aged only 21, she became the youngest European world champion ever title and the third European female player to achieve the gold medal.
At 2015 Indian Open she narrowly lost to Thai prodigy Ratchanok Intanon in a close three-game match at the semi-final stage. 2015 Malaysia open Carolina won the gold medal by defeating Olympic champion Li Xuerui for the second consecutive time and rose to career-high No.2 world ranking.
Gold Medal at 2015 World Championships
She defended her title in 2015 world championship by beating Saina Nehwal of India by 21-16, 21-19.
2016 Rio Summer Olympics Gold Medal
(left) PV Sindhu (centre) Carolina Marin (Right) Nozomi Okuhara
In 2016 Rio Summer Olympics Carolina won a gold medal by beating P.V Sindhu of India in women’s singles finals held at Brazil with score 19-21, 21-12, 21-15.