While he began formal training in canoe sprint in 2011, David Llorente loved slalom so much that he trained on a makeshift course he built himself. Many years later, he’s become one of Spain’s top slalom canoeists with European and world titles under his belt and making the final in the 2020 Olympics. He aims to make his second Olympic appearance a medal-winning one as he suits up to compete in two events.
Sport: Canoe Slalom
- Finalist, 2020 Olympic Games
- 2019 team world champion and individual vice world champion
- 2018 U23 European champion and team world champion
- 2014 Junior European team vice-champion and team vice world champion