MOHEDANO Lourdes
Spain
ESP
Title
Ms
Lastname
MOHEDANO
Firstname
Lourdes
Gender
female
Country
Spain
Place of birth
Penyarroya-Pueblonuevo
Year of birth
1995 (24 y.o.)
Discipline(s)
Rhythmic Gymnastics
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Occupation
Athlete
Spoken languages
Spanish
Club
Club Liceo [Cordoba, ESP]
Coach
Anna Baranova [national], BLR; Sara Bayon [national], ESP (rfegimnasia.es, 29 Mar 2016)
International senior debut
2011 for Spain, World Cup in Portimao, Portugal (Facebook page, 08 Apr 2016)
Injuries
In early 2015 she had surgery on her left foot and was out of competition for 106 days. She came back at the World Cup event in Uzbekistan. (lourdesmohedano.com, 31 Dec 2015)
Start sporting career
She took up ballet at age three and followed with gymnastics at the Eduardo de Lucena School. (lacalledecordoba.com, 2011; lourdesmohedano.com, 2012)
Reason for taking up the sport
She realised she needed something more dynamic than ballet, and rhythmic gymnastics was offered at her school. (elmundo.es, 21 Nov 2015)
Most memorable sporting achievement
Being world champion twice at the clubs event, winning the bronze medal at the 2015 World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany and thus qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. "We have been waiting for this medal for a long time and at last we got it." (lourdesmohedano.com, 02 Apr 2016; cordobadeporte.com, 15 Sep 2015)
Hero / Idol
Ukraine rhythmic gymnast Anna Bessonova. (lacalledecordoba.com, 2011)
Additional information
Awards
She received the 2015 Bronze Medal for Sporting Merit by the Spanish Sports Council. (rfegimnasia.es, 31 Jul 2016)

In 2015 she received the Sports Journalists of Andalusia Prize and the Sports Journalists Spanish Association Prize. (lourdesmohedano.com, 31 Dec 2015)

In 2014 she received the National Sports Prize [given to the best sports team of the year] as part of the Spanish rhythmic gymnastics team from the Sports Council of Spain. (csd.gob.es, 27 Jul 2015)

In 2014 she received the Medal of the Spanish Olympic Committee. (coe.es, 01 Jan 2016)

General
SPARKLING STAR
As part of the Spanish rhythmic gymnastics team, in 2015 she starred in the famous television commercial of a Spanish cava [Spanish champagne-like sparkling wine] brand which is advertised at Christmas every year and is the most famous commercial of the year in Spain. Celebrities like Liza Minelli, Placido Domingo, Sharon Stone, Antonio Banderas and Demi Moore have been among the previous star participants. According to the cava company, the Spanish rhythmic team was chosen because "they represent the values of our brand: work, passion, and a search for excellence." (rfegimnasia.es, 26 Nov 2015; abc.es, 26 Nov 2015; vertele.com, 05 Dec 2013)

AMBASSADOR
In 2016 she was named ambassador of the orange blossom, a common product in her city of Cordoba, Spain. (lourdesmohedano.com, 02 Apr 2016)

Last update : 2016-09-23

Olympic Games

2016 - Games of the XXXI Olympiad RIO DE JANEIRO (BRA)

Group All-Around
Rank Final
2
Score Final
35.766 
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
35.749 

2012 - Games of the XXX Olympiad LONDON (GBR)

Group All-Around
Rank Final
4
Score Final
54.950 
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
54.550 
Group 5x
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
27.150
Group 3x+2x
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
27.400
Test Events Olympic Games

2012 - XXX Olympic Games - Test Events LONDON (GBR)

Group All-Around
Rank Final
1
Score Final
53.250 
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
53.850 
Group 5x
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
26.900
Group 3x+2x
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
26.950
World Championships

2015 - 34th FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships STUTTGART (GER)

Group All-Around
Rank Final
3
Score Final
34.900 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Group 5x
Rank Final
6
Score Final
17.183
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
17.450
Group 3x+2x
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
17.450

2014 - 33rd FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships IZMIR (TUR)

Group All-Around
Rank Final
11
Score Final
31.916 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Group 5x
Rank Final
1
Score Final
17.433
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
17.183
Group 3x+2x
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
16
Score Qualif.
14.733

2013 - 32nd FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships KIEV (UKR)

Group All-Around
Rank Final
4
Score Final
33.949 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Group 5x
Rank Final
1
Score Final
17.350
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
17.133
Group 3x+2x
Rank Final
3
Score Final
17.166
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
16.816

2011 - 31st FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships MONTPELLIER (FRA)

Group All-Around
Rank Final
12
Score Final
50.500 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Group 5x
Rank Final
6
Score Final
26.525
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
26.500
Group 3x+2x
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
17
Score Qualif.
24.000
World / Challenge Cup

2016 - World Cup 2016 Cat. B KAZAN (RUS)

Group 3x+2x
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
16.450

2016 - World Cup 2016 Cat. B ESPOO (FIN)

Group All-Around
Rank Final
3
Score Final
34.550 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Group 5x
Rank Final
1
Score Final
17.450
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
17.300
Group 3x+2x
Rank Final
2
Score Final
17.550
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
17.250
Continental Championships

2016 - 32nd European Championships 2016 HOLON (ISR)

Group All-Around
Rank Final
6
Score Final
35.333 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Group 5x
Rank Final
3
Score Final
18.133
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
17.650
Group 3x+2x
Rank Final
2
Score Final
18.233
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
17.683

2014 - 30th European Championships 2014 BAKU (AZE)

Group All-Around
Rank Final
5
Score Final
34.091 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Group 5x
Rank Final
3
Score Final
17.550
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
17.358
Group 3x+2x
Rank Final
5
Score Final
17.400
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
16.733
Multisport Events / Games

2015 - 1st European Games Baku 2015 BAKU (AZE)

Group All-Around
Rank Final
4
Score Final
34.250 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Group 5x
Rank Final
4
Score Final
16.750
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
17.350
Group 3x+2x
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
16.900

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