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Athletes

Laia
Pons
SpainSpain, ESP
Female
Artistic Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
24 April 1993
Height
167 cm
Weight
57 kg
Family
Partner Marc Tahull
Languages
Catalan, English, Spanish
Higher education
International Business - Lindenwood University: United States

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age six.
Why this sport?
She likes music, the water and dance, and synchronised swimming was the perfect way to combine all three.

General Interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"The effort that I put in is rewarded. It's like climbing a huge mountain. When you reach the summit it's all worth it." (blocs.xtec.cat, 03 Oct 2012)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She retired from international competition in 2016. (elperiodico.com, 09 May 2016; elmundo.es, 03 Mar 2016)

CITY FIRST
In 2012 she became the first female athlete from Granollers, Spain, to win an Olympic medal. (lavanguardia.com, 28 Aug 2012)