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Lorena
Molinos
BrazilBrazil, BRA
Female
Artistic Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
02 March 1991
Height
160 cm
Residence
Rio de Janeiro, BRA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Portuguese, Spanish
Higher education
Dentistry - Veiga de Almeida University [UVA]: Rio de Janeiro, BRA

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport at age nine.
Club / Team
Clube de Regatas do Flamengo: Rio de Janeiro, BRA
Name of coach
Roberta Perillier [club, national], BRA; Andrea Cury [national]

International Debut

Year
2007
Competing for
Brazil

General Interest

Hobbies
Photography, hiking, stand-up paddle boarding, wakeboarding. (cob.org.br, 19 Mar 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Instagram profile, 05 Aug 2017)
Injuries
In December 2017 she suffered from an injury that caused her to miss a training camp with the national team in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (folhanobre.com.br, 08 Jan 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The will to prepare yourself has to be bigger than the will to win. Winning is the consequence of good preparation." [Bernardo Rezende] (cob.org.br, 19 Mar 2016)
Awards and honours
She was named 2013 Synchronised Swimming Athlete of the Year by the Brazilian Olympic Committee [COB]. (flamengo.com.br, 08 Jan 2018)
Famous relatives
Her step-father Ronaldo Esteves de Carvalho competed for Brazil in rowing at the Olympic Games in 1980, 1984 and 1988. (sportyard.com.br, 28 May 2014; sports-reference.com, 2012)
Other information
HIATUS
In 2017 she decided to take a break from international competition in order to focus on her dentistry studies. After a year break she returned to the national team in January 2018. "I discovered that training with the national team would only happen in the afternoons, so I'm able to continue my studies. Due to a refreshed outlook going forward with the team and my experience, I thought it would be nice to return." (flamengo.com.br, 24 Feb 2017, 08 Jan 2018; folhanobre.com.br, 08 Jan 2018)