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Margalida CRESPÍ
Sport Synchronised Swimming
NOC Spain   
GenderWomen
Born15 Aug 1990 in Palma de Mallorca, ESP
Height1.70 m
Weight 55 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Palma de Mallorca, ESP
Occupation
Athlete, Choreographer, Coach
Languages
Catalan, English, Spanish
Higher education
Education - Autonomous University of Barcelona: Spain
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport at age six,
Why this sport?
Her father was encouraged by his doctors to swim so he could fix his back problems. He took her with him to the pool.
International Debut
Year
2008
Competing for
Spain
General Interest
Nicknames
Marga (cronometrodeportivo.es, 06 Feb 2013)
Injuries
She was suffering from muscular problems in September 2014, forcing her to take a break from competition. (ultimahora.es, 19 Aug 2014)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
Before competition she likes listening to Coldplay and visualising herself coming out to swim. (bcn2013.com, 14 Jul 2013)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She retired from competition in 2015 and is now a coach. (rfen.es, 15 Sep 2015)

NATIONAL COACH
She was one of the national coaches for the Colombian national synchronised swimming team that managed to qualify the duo of Monica Arango and Estefania Alvarez to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (ultimahora.es, 07 Mar 2016)

HIATUS
Following the 2014 European Championships, she decided to take a break from competition and joined Cirque du Soleil's training base in Canada. "After the European Championships, I went on a vacation and when I came back, in September, I realised that I didn't feel like going back to the pool." (libertaddigital.com, 10 Jan 2015)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2012 London, ENG Team 193.120
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2013 Barcelona, ESP Free Routine Combination 94.620
3 2013 Barcelona, ESP Duet Free Routine 94.990
3 2013 Barcelona, ESP Duet Technical Routine 93.800
2 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team Free Routine 94.230
2 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team Technical Routine 94.400
3 2011 Shanghai, CHN Team Technical Routine 96.000
4 2011 Shanghai, CHN Free Routine Combination 95.740
3 2011 Shanghai, CHN Team Free Routine 96.150
2 2009 Rome, ITA Team Free Routine 98.167
2 2009 Rome, ITA Team Technical Routine 97.833
1 2009 Rome, ITA Free Routine Combination 98.333
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2014 Berlin, GER Team 182.480 
1 2012 Eindhoven, NED Team 96.210
1 2012 Eindhoven, NED Free Routine Combination 95.600
2 2010 Budapest, HUN Team 96.900
FINA World Trophy
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2008 Madrid, ESP Total 396.666