Carolina Rodríguez Ballesteros
Carolina Rodríguez Ballesteros — Spanish rhythmic gymnast. She considered the Miracle Gymnast. She is an athlete from Spain, she was born in Leon, Spain on May 24, 1986. She is currently 28 years old. She participates in Rhythmic Gymnastics.
This Leonese is the youngest of the three and a hopeful future opens before her. With her attitude (she affirms that «by working she can become an Olympic champion») and her sacrifice, she can go a long way. The World Cup remembers it as «an unforgettable experience», and she does not hesitate to be «very happy» with her performance. Surely in a short time we will see her among the best of hers.
DATE OF BIRTH: May 24, 1986
PLACE OF BIRTH: Leon
WEIGHT: 29.5 kg
COACH: Rosa Menor (Tatiana Nagornaia, Nina Vitrichenko, Ruth Fernández Menéndez and Nuria Castaño Fernández)
HE STARTED IN GR: at the age of 7: «Because from the first time I saw this sport I fell in love»
ENTERED THE SELECTION: July 2001
FAVORITE APPARATUS: 'I like them all a lot'
FAVORITE GYMNAST: 'I like a lot, especially: myself'
HOBBIES: Playing coach and trying new foods
FAVORITE MUSIC: Tangos, flamenco and Spanish music and the Backstreet Boys
BOOKS: Mystery and humor
MOVIES: Titanic and those of Walt Disney
OTHER SPORTS: Figure Skating
SPORTS OBJECTIVE: To be an Olympic Champion
WITHDRAWAL DATE: Never
— Athens 2004 Olympic Diploma (7th ranked, Joint)
— 6th classified by teams in the Budapest World Cup 2003
— Bronze Medal (Cat. Honor) Cto. Spain 2003
— Bronze Medal (Cat. Honor) Cto. Spain 2002
— 19th classified individual and 5th by team, Madrid 2001 World Cup
— Bronze Medal Cto. Spain Junior 2001
— Junior Spanish Champion 1999
— 4th classified in the Cto. Europe 1999 (Junior Team)
— Gold at the 1999 Portimao International Tournament (Junior Team)
— Champion of Spain Children 1998
— Champion of Spain Alevín 1996