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Felipe
Lima
BrazilBrazil, BRA
Male
Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
05 April 1985
Height
190 cm
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Flavia, one daughter [2015]
Languages
English, Portuguese
Higher education
Education - University of Cuiaba: Brazil

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age 12.
Why this sport?
He began swimming to help him with a medical condition. His mother enrolled him in a swimming school.
Club / Team
Minas Tenis Clube: Belo Horizonte, BRA
Name of coach
Sergio Marques [Minas, national]
Training Regime
In addition to his training in the pool, he also rides a bike two times a week, covering between 50 to 80 kilometres.

General Interest

Hobbies
Spending time with family and friends. (ativo.com, 16 Feb 2018)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian Formula One racer Ayrton Senna, Brazilian swimmer Gustavo Borges. (cob.org.br, 01 Aug 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"What I like in swimming, like in real life, is realising goals and dreams. This motivates me and gives me the strength to go and grab the things I want." (felipelima.com.br, 06 Dec 007)
Other sports
He competes in triathlon at national level. (ativo.com, 16 Feb 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (ativo.com, 16 Feb 2018)

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