Monique Ferreira

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Monique Ferreira
Monique Ferreira Bronze Pan 2007.jpg
Monique Ferreira with her Bronze at 2007 Pan
Personal information
Full name Monique Andrade Ferreira
Nationality  Brazil
Born (1980-06-29) June 29, 1980 (age 34)
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 50 kg (110 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle

Monique Andrade Ferreira (born 29 June 1980 in Rio de Janeiro) is a freestyle swimmer from Brazil.[1] A member of Santos.

International career[edit]

She represented her native country at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, and 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, with an Olympic final in Athens in the 4×200-metre freestyle (finishing in 7th place) in the curriculum.[2] At this final, broke the South American record with a time of 8:05.29, along with Joanna Maranhão, Mariana Brochado and Paula Baracho.[3] She also came in 19th place in 400-metre freestyle in Athens 2004. At Beijing 2008, finished 13th in the 4×100-metre freestyle, 21st in the 400-metre freestyle, and 28th in the 200-metre freestyle.[4]

At the 1999 Pan American Games in Winnipeg, she won the bronze medal in the 4×200-metre freestyle.[5] She also finished 6th in the 200-metre butterfly, and 9th in the 100-metre butterfly.[6]

Monique was in 2000 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m), in Athens, where she finished 25th in the 200-metre freestyle [7] and 9th in the 4×200-metre freestyle.[8]

At the 2002 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m), in Moscow, finished 21st in the 200-metre freestyle,[9] 10th in the 400-metre freestyle [10] and 9th in the 4×200-metre freestyle [11]

She swam at the 2002 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships, where she finished 5th in the 4×200-metre freestyle, 6th in the 4×100-metre freestyle, 7th in the 400-metre freestyle, and 12th in the 200-metre freestyle.[12]

Participating in the 2003 World Aquatics Championships in Barcelona, she got the 21st place in the 200-metre freestyle,[13] 27th in the 400-metre freestyle,[14] and 12th place in the 4×200-metre freestyle.[15]

At the 2003 Pan American Games, in Santo Domingo, won the silver medal in the 4×200-metre freestyle, breaking the South American record, with a time of 8:10.54, along with Ana Muniz, Mariana Brochado, Paula Baracho[16] She also won two bronze medals in the 400-metre freestyle, and in the 4×100-metre freestyle.[17]

At the 2005 World Aquatics Championships, she finished 26th in the 200-metre freestyle,[18] 25th in the 400-metre freestyle [19] and 13th in the 4×200-metre freestyle.[20]

She was in the 2006 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m), where she placed 31st in the 200-metre freestyle,[21] was disqualified in the 400-metre freestyle [22] and got 9th place in the 4×200-metre freestyle.[23]

At the 2007 Pan American Games, the Rio de Janeiro, Monique won the bronze medal in the 200-metre freestyle [24] and in the 4×200-metre freestyle.[25] Monique also would have won the silver medal in the 4×100-metre freestyle, but this medal was revoked by Rebeca Gusmão's doping.[26]

She was South American record holder in the 4×100-metre freestyle, with a time of 3:42.85, on August 9, 2008, along with Tatiana Lemos, Flávia Delaroli and Michelle Lenhardt.[27]

After professional swimming[edit]

She ended her career in December 2011. Later, she went to work at COB.[28]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sports Reference profile". Sports Reference. 2013. Retrieved 7 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "UOL Olympics 2008 - Monique Ferreira's profile". UOL (in Portuguese). 2008. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Records in Athens". CBDA (in Portuguese). August 18, 2004. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Sports Reference profile". Sports Reference. 2013. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Brazil medals at the 1999 Pan". UOL (in Portuguese). 2007. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  6. ^ 1999 Full results by Swimnews
  7. ^ "Results of the 200-metre freestyle at 2000 Athens". OmegaTiming. March 19, 2000. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Results of the 4×200-metre freestyle at 2000 Athens". OmegaTiming. March 19, 2000. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Results of the 200-metre freestyle at 2002 Moscow". OmegaTiming. April 7, 2002. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Results of women's 400-metre freestyle at 2002 Moscow". OmegaTiming. April 5, 2002. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Results of women's 4×200-metre freestyle at 2002 Moscow". OmegaTiming. April 3, 2002. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  12. ^ "Bruno Bonfim closes as the 12th athlete with index". CBDA (in Portuguese). August 29, 2002. Retrieved April 19, 2013. 
  13. ^ "Results of the 200-metre freestyle at 2003 Barcelona". OmegaTiming. July 22, 2003. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  14. ^ "Results of the 400-metre freestyle at 2003 Barcelona". OmegaTiming. July 20, 2003. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  15. ^ "Results of the 4×200-metre freestyle at 2003 Barcelona". OmegaTiming. July 24, 2003. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  16. ^ "Records, medals and Olympic indexes". CBDA (in Portuguese). August 11, 2003. Retrieved May 7, 2013. 
  17. ^ "Brazil medals in the 2003 Pan". UOL (in Portuguese). 2007. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  18. ^ "Results of the 200-metre freestyle at 2005 Montreal". OmegaTiming. July 26, 2005. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  19. ^ "Results of the 400-metre freestyle at 2005 Montreal". OmegaTiming. July 24, 2005. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  20. ^ "Results of the 4×200-metre freestyle at 2005 Montreal". OmegaTiming. July 28, 2005. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  21. ^ "Results of the 200-metre freestyle at 2006 Shanghai". OmegaTiming. April 9, 2006. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  22. ^ "Results of the 400-metre freestyle at 2006 Shanghai". OmegaTiming. April 7, 2006. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  23. ^ "Results of the 4×200-metre freestyle at 2006 Shanghai". OmegaTiming. April 5, 2006. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  24. ^ "Monique Ferreira is bronze in the 200-metre freestyle". Globoesporte (in Portuguese). July 20, 2007. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  25. ^ "Women's Relay is bronze". Globoesporte (in Portuguese). July 18, 2007. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  26. ^ "Brazil won silver in the women's 4×100-metre freestyle". Globoesporte (in Portuguese). July 19, 2007. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  27. ^ "Good start. a final, a semi and three SA records". CBDA (in Portuguese). August 9, 2008. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  28. ^ "Rio-2016 drives new jobs for athletes who are retiring". Globoesporte (in Portuguese). May 4, 2012. Retrieved April 7, 2013.