Claudia RIVERO MODENSI
Place of Birth: Lima, Peru
Current Residence: Lima, Peru
Language(s): English, Spanish
International Debut: 1997 Pan American Junior Championships in Mexico
Professional Since: In 1997, I represented my country at the Pan American Junior Championships.
National Team Member: 1997
Q & A
Any previous Olympics Games competed in and results?
"Beijing 2008 (1st round)"
When and where you began playing, and why this sport?
"In 1997, I was 10 years old, I tried all the sports and badminton was the one I liked the most. Currently I enjoy meeting people from all over the world through the sport."
Your equipment sponsor and current racket model?
"Yonex, Nanospeed 9000. adidas"
Your training regime?
"Monday to Saturday, 8-10am physical training, 7-10pm on-court practice."
Memorable sporting achievements?
"8 times in a row National Champion being the first player in my country with most consecutive titles. 4 bronze medals at the Pan American Games (Rio 2007 and Guadalajara 2011). 4 gold medals in Bolivarianos Games 2011. 3 gold medals in South American Games 2011."
Sporting awards / Honours (so far)?
"For 3 years in a row I won the most promising young player in Peru."
"To compete at the London 2012 Olympic Games."