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Cristina SALVADOR
Sport Synchronised Swimming
NOC Spain   
GenderWomen
Born26 Sep 1991 in Granollers, ESP
Height1.72 m
Weight 53 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Granollers, ESP
Occupation
Athlete, Coach, Student
Languages
Catalan, Spanish
Higher education
Health Studies - IMAFE: Spain
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport at age seven.
Why this sport?
The sport was recommended to her by a swimming coach.
International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Spain
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Representing Spain in the solo routine at the 2016 European Championships in London, England. "It was one of my dreams, doing the solo, and it was one of the best championships in my life. I could retire in peace." (marca.com, 27 Oct 2016)
Hero / Idol
Spanish synchronised swimmer Andrea Fuentes. (foropuntopelota.com, 03 Dec 2012)
Awards and honours
She received a Bronze Medal of the Royal Order for Sporting Merit of Spain in 2015. (sincro.cngranollers.org, 23 Sep 2015)
Other information
RETIREMENT
In 2016 she announced her retirement from international competition after the Spanish team did not qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. "I would have retired even if we had qualified. After eight years in the national team, it was time to move on." In November 2016 she announced she would be the manager of clinics to help develop new coaches. (Twitter profile, 17 Nov 2016; marca.com, 27 Oct 2016; cngranollers.org, 04 Oct 2016)

 Competition Highlights
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 Technical Routine 94.400
3 2011 Shanghai, CHN Team Technical Routine 96.000
4 2011 Shanghai, CHN Free Routine Combination 95.740
2 2009 Rome, ITA Team Technical Routine 97.833
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2016 London, ENG Solo Technical Routine 85.576
4 2016 London, ENG Solo Free Routine 89.233
4 2016 London, ENG Free Routine Combination 88.900
3 2016 London, ENG Team Free Routine 89.666 
3 2014 Berlin, GER Team 182.480 
2 2010 Budapest, HUN Team 96.900