Height 1.56 m
Weight 48 kg
|Name Paola Espinosa|
Partner Alejandra Orozco
|Full name Paola Milagros Espinosa Sanchez|
Born July 31, 1985 (age 30) (1985-07-31) La Paz, BCS, Mexico
Former partner(s) Laura Sanchez, Tatiana Ortiz
Education Universidad Anahuac Mexico Sur
Olympic medals Diving at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's synchronized 10 metre platform
Similar People Alejandra Orozco, Tatiana Ortiz, Rommel Pacheco, Roseline Filion, Meaghan Benfeito
Paola Espinosa (MEX) - 10m Platform
Paola Milagros Espinosa Sánchez (born July 31, 1985 in La Paz, BCS) is an athlete from Mexico. She competes in diving and represented Mexico at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where she was her national team's flagbearer, and the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
- Paola Espinosa (MEX) 10m Platform
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- Olympic Games
- World Championships
- Pan American Games
In 1987, the Espinosa Sánchez family moved to La Paz from Mexico City with Paola, who was barely nine months old.
In Athens in 2004, from speciality platform jumps of 10 meters, she placed in the individual jump and fifth in synchronized jumps. In the synchronized jumps, she participated with Tatiana Ortiz, who was also an Olympic medalist.
On August 8, 2008, she was the champion of the Mexican national team at the Opening ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games at the National Stadium in Beijing. She won a bronze medal in the Women's Synchronized 10-meter Platform at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing on August 12, 2008 with a score of 330.06. She won silver medal in the same event at the 2012 Summer Olympics with a score of 343.32 on Tuesday, July 31, 2012.
Espinosa won the gold medal in the 10-meter platform at the 2009 World Aquatics Championships in Rome with a score of 428.25. The silver medal was won by the Chinese athlete Chen Ruolin, who is also an Olympian, with a score of 417.60. The bronze medal was given to the Chinese athlete Kang Li, who had a score of 410.35.
In 2011, she participated at the 2011 Pan American Games where she won the gold medal at the 10-meter platform individual and synchronized events, as well as gold in the 3-meter synchronized springboard event. She has won a total of 13 medals at the Pan American Games, 8 of them gold.
On Tuesday, July 31, 2012, in the Olympic Games in London, she won a silver medal in the 10-meter synchronized platform together with Alejandra Orozco, with a score of 343.32.
She was also the champion of the Central America and Caribbean Games in Mayaguez 2010.
Paola espinosa becomes world champion from universal sports
During the Pan-American Games which were held in Santo Domingo, she won, together with Laura Sánchez, two silver medals in synchronized diving, the first in 3-meter platform and the other in the 10-meter platform. Four years later, she was even more outstanding, having won three gold medals and one silver medal. On October 26, 2011, in the city of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, she won the gold medal in the 10-meter platform.
Central American and Caribbean Games
She was recognized as the first athlete with the most number of medals from Mexico in the 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games. Her performance in the 21st edition of the games included earning a total of three medals; a gold in the 10-meter platform, a gold in the 1-meter springboard, and a gold in the 3-meter springboard.
At Kazan university in 2013, she won a bronze medal in the synchronized dive and fourth in the individual dive.