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Carolina Marín
Carolina Marin in 2014
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Birth name Carolina María Marín Martín
Born 15 June 1993 (1993-06-15) (age 28)
Huelva, Andalusia, Spain
Height 1.72 m
Weight 65 kg
Country Spain
Years active 2009–present
Handedness Left
Women's singles
Highest Ranking 1 (11 June 2015)
Current Ranking 4 (6 July 2021)

Carolina María Marín Martín (born 15 June 1993) is a Spanish professional badminton player. She is the reigning Olympic Champion, three-time World Champion, five-time European Champion, and the former World's No. 1 in BWF rankings for the women's singles discipline, holding the World No. 1 title for 66 weeks. Widely regarded as one of the greatest female athlete in the women's singles badminton, she holds the distinction of having won a medal in almost every BWF tournament, along with the consecutive golds at the Olympics, the World Championships, and the European Championships.

She has become the World Champions in the women's singles three times, winning in 2014, 2015, and 2018, thereby becoming the first-ever female badminton athlete to have achieved this feat. She has also consecutively won the European Championships title five times, in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2021. She won the Olympics gold medal in women's singles at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Marín was appointed as the brand ambassador of football major LaLiga and Meliá Hotels International for its promotion in other countries.

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