Olympic medalsCanoeing at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's slalom K-1
Maialen chourraut 2015 eca european championships canoe slalom markkleeberg
Maialen Chourraut Yurramendi (born 8 March 1983 in Donostia-San Sebastián) is a Spanish slalom canoeist who has competed since the early 2000s. She won the gold medal in the K-1 event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Previously she won the bronze medal at the K-1 event at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. She also competed in the K-1 event at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, but was eliminated in the heats and finished in 16th place.
Chourraut won a silver medal in the K-1 event at the 2009 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in La Seu d'Urgell. Two years later, she won a bronze medal in the K-1 event at the 2011 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Bratislava. She also won three medals at the European Championships (1 gold and 2 silvers).