Alfonsina Maldonado

Alfonsina Maldonado was born in Florida, Uruguay. She is an agricultural technician, equine therapy teacher, Olympic riding athlete and participant in Rio 2016, currently qualified to the World Cups in North Carolina, FEI world ranking, number 15. She has been athlete of the year 2014, Gonzalo “Gonchi” Rodríguez prize winner and ambassador for the “Pope Francis’ World Schools” project.

Today, thanks to her perseverance for reaching her goals, she has won the affection of the people of her country and many others, not only as an athlete but also as an enterprising woman.