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Laura LOPEZ VENTOSA
Sport Water Polo
NOC Spain   
GenderWomen
Born13 Jan 1988 in Madrid, ESP
Height1.70 m
Weight 63 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Physiotherapist
Languages
English, Spanish
Sport Specific Information
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Driver
Handedness
Right
International Debut
Year
2006
Competing for
Spain
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Belgrade, SRB
General Interest
Injuries
She missed the beginning of the 2016/17 season due to a hand injury she suffered while playing in Spain's last match at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (waterpolista.com, 15 Nov 2016; as.com, 06 Nov 2016)
Awards and honours
She was named the Best Player of the 2016 Spanish Cup final. (campeonisimas.es, 15 Apr 2016)

She received the 2012 Athlete of the Year award from the Union of Madrid Sports Federations [UFEDEM]. (clubnatacionmadrid.es, 19 Dec 2012; rfen.es, 2012)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She decided to retire from the national team in March 2017. (elperiodico.com, 26 Jul 2017)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Team  
2 2012 London, ENG Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Venue Event Result
7 2015 Kazan, RUS Team  
1 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team  
7 2007 Melbourne, AUS Team  
11 2005 Montreal, CAN Team  
European Championship
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2016 Belgrade, SRB Team  
5 2012 Eindhoven, NED Team  
2 2008 Málaga, ESP Team  
4 2006 Belgrade, SRB Team