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Sport Swimming
CGA Mozambique   
Gender Women
Born 13 Jun 1991
Height1.65 m
Weight 60 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence South Africa
Occupation Student
Languages English
Higher education Science - HPC Combined School: Pretoria, RSA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? Started at the age of four.
Why this sport? Her mother was also a swimmer and swimming was the only good sport in Mozambique she enjoyed.
Club / Team Tuks: Pretoria, RSA
Name of coach Scott
Coach from which country? United States
Coach from what year? 2007
Training Regime Four hours of swimming and one hour of gym daily.
Handedness Left
General Interest
Hobbies Swimming, read, play computer, shopping, go out with her friends, party and movies. (Athlete, 24 Sep 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement One bronze and one silver medals in the Sub-Saharan Games in Zimbabwe. (Athlete, 24 Sep 2010)
Most influential person in career Ian Thorpe. (Athlete, 24 Sep 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "The impossible doesn't exist." (Athlete, 24 Sep 2010)
Ambitions She wants to go to the Olympic Games and get a good job at the end of her career. (Athlete, 24 Sep 2010)