FORTUNATO Rachel < Back  
Sport Swimming
CGA Gibraltar   
Gender Women
Born 21 Apr 1983 in Gibraltar, GIB
Height1.68 m
Weight 64 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Gibraltar
Occupation Administrator
Languages English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? 1989 in Gibraltar
Why this sport? "Because my brothers and sisters swam."
Club / Team Gibraltar Amateur Swimming Association: Gibraltar
Name of coach Joe Santos
Coach from which country? Gibraltar
Coach from what year? 1995
Handedness Right
International Debut
Year 1997
Competing for Gibraltar
Tournament Island Games
Location Jersey
General Interest
Hobbies Reading, being with friends and modelling. (2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games 06/02/07)
Memorable sporting achievement "Being the first female to win the Gibraltar Endurance Race in 2000. (athlete 26/03/07)
Most influential person in career Coach Joe Santos. (athlete 26/03/07)
Hero / Idol Alexander Popov. (athlete 26/03/07)
Awards and honours She was the flagbearer for Gibraltar at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester. (2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games 06/02/07)