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Ona
Meseguer
SpainSpain, ESP
Female
Water polo

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
20 February 1988
Height
167 cm
Residence
Barcelona, ESP
Languages
Catalan, English, French, Spanish
Higher education
Design - Barcelona School of Design and Engineering: Spain

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2000 in Barcelona, Spain.
Why this sport?
Her mother took her to lots of competitions and she got hooked.
Handedness
Left

International Debut

Year
2006
Competing for
Spain

General Interest

Nicknames
Hony (Athlete, 17 Mar 2007)
Hero / Idol
Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi, Hungarian water polo player Norbert Madaras. (estudiantes.elpais.com, 09 Apr 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The key to reach the top is to be constant and give your max every time." (estudiantes.elpais.com, 09 Apr 2013)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She retired from the sport in June, 2017. (aquatics.cat, 06 Jun 2017)

MEDAL DESIGNER
She designed the medals that the Spanish Swimming Federation presented in 2016 at its championships and competitions. Each discipline [swimming, waterpolo, diving, synchronised swimming] has its own personalised design. In 2013 she was also part of the design team that created the swimming costumes that the Spanish national team used at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. (rfen.es, 23 Jul 2016)