Almudena Cid is a Spanish ex-Olympic RhythmicGymnast who took part in four Olympic Games (1996-2008), the only Olympic rhythmic gymnast in theworld to have been in four Olympic finals. She won the gold in the Mediterranean Games of Almeria 2005, won several official international medals and eight titles as Spanish champion in the generalchampionship in the honors category. After twenty-one years in a sporting career, she retired on the 23 of August 2008. She presently is in the world of performance and is acommentator of rhythmic gymnastics competitions. Since 2014 she writes “Olympia”, a series of children’sstories that retells her sporting life.