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Clara BASIANA
Sport Synchronised Swimming
NOC Spain   
GenderWomen
Born23 Jan 1991 in Palma de Mallorca, ESP
Height1.70 m
Weight 59 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Barcelona, ESP
Occupation
Artist, Student
Languages
Catalan, English, Spanish
Higher education
Journalism - Autonomous University of Barcelona: Spain
International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Spain
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Rome, ITA
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (youtube.com, RfenTV Interview, Nov 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"We all pay a price to compete at the elite level." (youtube.com, RfenTV Interview, Nov 2013)
Famous relatives
Her mother Antonia Canellas was a national champion in synchronised swimming from 1974 to 1982. (as.com, 29 Dec 2010)
Other information
RETIREMENT
In April 2016 she announced her retirement from international competition after the Spanish team did not qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (sport.es, 16 Apr 2016; as.com, 15 Apr 2016)

OCCUPATION
She is part of Olympias Events, a group of five Olympic Spanish athletes [Andrea Fuentes, Marga Crespi, Clara Basiana, Paula Klamburg and Tina Fuentes] who perform shows based on synchronised swimming for events. (Twitter profile, 16 Nov 2016; rtve.es, 17 Aug 2016; elmundo.es, 07 Jul 2016)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2012 London, ENG Team  
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2015 Kazan, RUS Free Routine Combination 92.367 
5 2015 Kazan, RUS Team Free Routine 92.467 
5 2015 Kazan, RUS Team Technical Routine 90.872
2 2013 Barcelona, ESP Free Routine Combination 94.620
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
1 2009 Rome, ITA Free Routine Combination  
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