Alegría accompanies Carolina Marín the day is known that the spanish third receiving the princess of Asturias sports

The player badminton Carolina marín has been awarded the princess of Asturias of sports 2024

Madrid, 8 may 2024. The player badminton Carolina Marín has been awarded the Princess of Asturias of sports 2024. It Is the third woman in this area. The minister of Education, vocational training and sport, Pilar Alegría, and the president of the supreme council for sports, José Manuel Rodríguez Uribes, have met with her, prior to the appearance of the press provided by the player, who have congratulated for this award and his career.

By its extraordinary "competed in a sport that has become an international modal […] in addition to the best player in the history of the badminton in spain and one of the best in the world, is an example for the advancement, source of inspiration and transmitting of values, both within and outside the track" reads the winning entries of the princess of Asturias Foundation.

Marín, that this summer will be in the olympic games in paris, has welcomed the granting of this important award. “ it is a dream that is now a reality ”, has explained to the media. The player in huelva has appreciated the support of the members of his team, family and sponsors. “ In a sport as descocido like badminton in Spain, thanks to all the successes that i have been achieved, there is already talk of badminton and to me that is a very large pride ”, has added.

Carolina Marín has been a gold medal in rio de Janeiro in 2016, three times world champion (in 2014, 2015 and 2018), in the European Games of krakow 2023, and seven times champion of Europe (in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2021, 2002 and 2024), among other successes. It is also a jury in its opinion, the first and only sportsman asian olympic champion not in this discipline.