Tokyo, Jul 27 (EFE) .- The paddler Maialen Chourraut, who this Tuesday achieved silver in the K1 category of slalom canoeing, added her third Olympic medal and consolidated a place in the Spanish sport’s Olympus.
Chourraut, 38, is one of the few athletes who have gold, silver and bronze in their track record. The previous ones were also the canoeist Saúl Craviotto (2-1-1), the swimmer Mireia Belmonte (1-2-1) and the barbell Lydia Valentín (1-1-1).
Belmonte is still in competition at Tokyo 2020 and Craviotto and Valentín have not yet started their participation in these Games.
At the moment the canoeist David Cal is the Spanish athlete with the most medals, five, one gold and four silver.
Spanish athletes with the most medals:
David Cal (canoeing) 1-4-0 = 5
Joan Llaneras (track cycling) 2-2-0 = 4
Saúl Craviotto (canoeing) 2-1-1 = 4
Mireia Belmonte (swimming) 1-2-1 = 4
Andrea Fuentes (synchronized) 0-3-1 = 4
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (tennis) 0-2-2 = 4
Gervasio Deverr (artistic gymnastics) 2-1-0 = 3
Lydia Valentin (weightlifting) 1-1-1 = 3
Maialen Chourraut (slalom kayak) 1-1-1 = 3
José M. Calderón (basketball) 0-2-1 = 3
Rudy Fernández (basketball) 0-2-1 = 3
Pau Gasol (basketball) 0-2-1 = 3
Felipe Reyes (basketball) 0-2-1- = 3
Juan Carlos Navarro (basketball) 0-2-1 = 3
Conchita Martínez (tennis) 0-2-1 = 3
Herminio Menéndez (canoeing) 0-2-1 = 3
Demetrio Lozano (handball) 0-0-3 = 3
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