Sofía Martos, a muay thai international star at only fourteen

During her sporting career, Sofía Martos has competed in 84 fights and has only suffered three defeats. At only fourteen years old, she has won six Muay Thai World Championships in different categories and several Spanish titles. Sofía was born in Coria del Río, Seville, where she currently lives, a province really far from Thailand, the cradle of this sport. This young athlete and also a student, dreams of triumphing at the professional Asiatic circuit, where the Asian population enjoys this sport with real enthusiasm.

Gracia Hernández, a champion of discus throw aiming for Gold

Gracia Hernández was born in Motril, Granada, 17 years ago. Despite her young age, she has already achieved great accomplishments in discus throw. In the beginning of 2017, she won the bronze medal in the Winter Long Distance Discus Throw Junior Championship of Spain. Previously, in 2016, she won the bronze medal in shot put, in the Junior Championship of Spain. Her goal is to reach the top of the podium and compete at an international level.

Laura Bueno, an athletics champion with her eyes set on Tokyo 2020

The first time she tried to complete the 400 meters flat trial she was only able to run half of it, but the mark she obtained in those 200 meters when she was only 7 convinced Laura Bueno’s coach to insist her to continue practicing athletics. In 2007 she won the Championship of Spain in the cadet category and ten years later she has become Absolute Champion of Spain in the indoor 400 meters flat category, her specialty. The mark she obtained also allowed her to qualify for the Championship of Europe that was held in Belgrade in 2017. Her next goal is the Olympic Games that will be held in Tokyo in 2020.

Patricia Quintanilla, swimming as a driving force in life

Born in Alicante but resident in Almería, Patricia Quintanilla entered the world of sports at the age of seven. She wanted to be a member of a basketball team but an injury forced her to quit, and she began to practice swimming at nineteen. This sport has given her the chance to become Champion of Spain in the masters +30 and +35 categories; and to break the Spanish record in 100 meters freestyle and both in 50 and 100 meters backstroke. She was also Champion of Andalusia in the Absolute category. Currently she doesn’t compete anymore, but sport is still a part of her life as she continues to practice mountain climbing and kitesurfing. In addition, she organizes solidarity activities to raise money for Almerian children with cancer.