Following her older sister’s steps, Marina Guerrero (Banyoles, 1994) started in the athletics world as an extracurricular activity. Currently, she practices 1500 and 3000 steeplechase, sports discipline that made her reach milestones as: the 2nd position in the 3000 steeplechase in 2016, and the 3rd in 2015 in the Southland Conference Championship. She was the 2016 Catalonia’s overall winner in 3000 steeplechase and also in lower categories from 2016 to 2012, bronze medal in the Junior Spanish Championship in 1500 in the year 2003, among others. A long list of achievements that she combines with a sport and study scholarship in l’Abilene Christian University, Texas (United States) where she earned the Biotechnology degree with distinction of Summa Cum Laude.
She currently works as the Club Natació Banyoles field and track coach from where she supports the young generations. According to her, the personal fulfilment that brings the academic world and the moments of leisure, perseverance and overcoming of the sports world, are essential elements, as well as having a proper training team. Combining sports and studies has never been a problem to her to the point of training during university entrance exams, “a way to have a clearer mind and retain the concepts”.