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Judith FORCA
Sport Water Polo
NOC Spain   
GenderWomen
Born07 Jun 1996 in Sabadell, ESP
Height1.73 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Albert Quereda
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Catalan, Spanish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age seven.
Why this sport?
She was enrolled in swimming lessons at CN Sabadell as she struggled to swim in the sea. Later, her sports teacher encouraged her to try water polo after finding out she was left-handed.
Club / Team
CN Sabadell: Spain
Name of coach
David Palma [club], ESP; Miguel Angel Oca [national], ESP
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Driver
Handedness
Left
General Interest
Hobbies
Hiking. (Instagram profile, 18 May 2021)
Hero / Idol
Spanish water polo player Pilar Pena. (marca.com, 12 Jan 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Playing is my pride. I want to continue playing at a high level, have a good time and enjoy it, which at the end of the day is the most important thing." (waterpolista.com, 31 Jan 2021)
Awards and honours
She was part of the Spanish national team that received an award from the Spanish Sports Press Association [AEPD] in recognition of their triumph at the 2020 European Championships in Budapest, Hungary. She was one of four players to collect the award on behalf of the team at the AEPD Gala in Teruel, Spain, in September 2021. (aepde.org, 20 Sep 2021; rfen.es, 20 Sep 2021)

She was named Most Valuable Player [MVP] of the 2019 Queen's Cup final in Spain. (rfen.es, 10 Feb 2019)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2021 Tokyo, JPN Team  
5 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2022 Budapest, HUN Team  
2 2019 Gwangju, KOR Team  
2 2017 Budapest, HUN Team  
7 2015 Kazan, RUS Team  
European Championship
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2020 Budapest, HUN Team  
3 2018 Barcelona, ESP Team  
4 2016 Belgrade, SRB Team