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Esther Moya
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Moya at the 2000 Olympic Games

Full name

Esther Moya Salvador

Country represented

Flag of Spain Spain

Born

July 31 1984 (1984-07-31) (age 32)
Barcelona, Spain

Coach(es)

Jesus Carballo

Current status

Retired

Esther Moya Salvador (born July 31, 1984 in Barcelona) is a retired Spanish gymnast.

Career

Moya competed at the 1999 World Championships, helping the Spanish team qualify for the 2000 Olympics. Individually, she placed tenth in the all-around.

At the 2000 European Championships, she placed fourth in the all-around and with her team, and won bronze on vault behind Romania's Simona Amanar and Russia's Elena Zamolodchikova.

She was considered the leader of the Spanish team at the Olympics. Her performance in the preliminaries in Sydney qualified the Spanish team to the team final, placing ahead of Ukraine and the United States and knocking the Australian team out of the top six. She also qualified to the all-around, vault, and floor exercise event finals. The Spanish team finished fourth in the team finals, ahead of Ukraine, a first in women's gymnastics. Individually, Moya finished 9th in the all-around, and 4th on vault and floor exercise.

Medal Count

Year Event TF AA VT UB BB FX
1999Tianjin World Championships11
2000Paris European Championships443rd
Sydney Olympic Games4944

Floor Music

2000 - "I Got a Girl"/ "Mambo No. 5" by Lou Bega

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