Carolina Marin is known for her loud celebrations and more importantly her huge achievements. She single handedly ended the long reign of Asian dominance in the women’s singles badminton. In doing so, she set a new standard of speed and fitness for women’s singles. She is also an ambassador for the Spanish Football league La Liga.

Major Achievements:
Olympic Gold Medallist 2016
World Championship Gold 2014, 2015, 2018
European Champion 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018

Did you know Carolina Marin’s sporting idol is the Spanish “Bull” Rafael Nadal?


2017 – Present
Currently Carolina Marin is using the Yonex Duora Z Strike. This is an extremely stiff racket with a relatively smaller head size. Due to these reasons, the sweet spot is smaller on this racket as compared to other rackets from Yonex – making it a little less user friendly. However if you get adjusted to the racket, it is an extremely powerful racket.


2016 & Before
Back then Carolina Marin was using the Nanoray Z Speed. She has used both the neon colour and the orange colour. This racket was used by Tan Boon Heong to set a world record (unofficial) smash speed of 493 kmph. The Duora Z Strike and Nanoray Z speed feels the same in certain aspects. This might be the reason why Marin chose Duora Z Strike after using the Z Speed for such a long time

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