Paula Baracho

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Paula Baracho / Paula Ribeiro
Personal information
Full name Paula Baracho Rosas Ribeiro
Nationality  Brazil
Born (1981-07-31) July 31, 1981 (age 35)
Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 66 kg (146 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle, Backstroke

Paula Baracho Rosas Ribeiro (born July 31, 1981 in Recife, Brazil) is a freestyle swimmer from Brazil.[1]

Early years[edit]

At eight years old, she suffered from a serious allergy, and the family doctor advised her mother to take her daughter to a pool to "unlock the nose." She left the swimming school several times, and came to volleyball coaching. Thanks to a mother's attitude, who charged your decision, Paula opted to continue swimming.[2] Soon, got a taste for sport and began to devote herself. In 2003, she left Recife and moved to São Paulo, where she went on to defend the Esporte Clube Pinheiros.[3]

International career[edit]

At 18 years old, in 1999 Pan American Games in Winnipeg, won the bronze medal in the 4×200-metre freestyle team as a reserve.[4]

At the 2000 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m), in Athens, Baracho finished 9th in the 4×200-metre freestyle.[5]

At the 2002 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m), in Moscow, repeated the 9th place in the 4×200-metre freestyle in 2000.[6]

Participating in the 2003 World Aquatics Championships, in Barcelona, she finished 12th in the 4×200-metre freestyle.[7]

She won the silver medal in the women's 4×200-metre freestyle relay at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.[8] breaking the South American record, with a time of 8:10.54, along with Monique Ferreira, Mariana Brochado and Ana Muniz.[9] She also finished 4th in the 4×100-metre medley,[10] and 7th in the 100-metre backstroke.[11]

At the 2004 Summer Olympics, in Athens, she was in the 4×200-metre freestyle final, finishing in 7th place.[12] At this final, broke the South American record with a time of 8:05.29, along with Joanna Maranhão, Mariana Brochado and Monique Ferreira.[13]

She was in the 2004 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m), in Indianapolis, where she finished 11th in the 200-metre freestyle [14] and was in the 4×200-metre freestyle final, finishing in 6th place.[15]

At the 2005 World Aquatics Championships, in Montreal, she finished 13th in the 4×200-metre freestyle [16]

Participated in the 2006 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m), in Shanghai, where she finished 34th in the 200-metre freestyle [17] and 9th in the 4×200-metre freestyle.[18]

In 2006, she went through a difficult period of his career. The athlete suffered several bouts of tonsillitis, which made her lose a lot of pace training. Without having expectations for a rapid recovery, Paula returned home in September 2006. In 2007, she was in third semester of Physical Education, at the Maurício de Nassau University.[19]

At the 2007 Pan American Games, in Rio de Janeiro, Baracho won the bronze medal in the 4×200-metre freestyle.[20] She was also ranked 8th in the 200-metre backstroke [21]

After professional swimming[edit]

In 2008, she began to move away from pools. In 2010, became swimming coach.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile at Sports Reference". Sports Reference. 2013. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Paula Baracho data at the time of 2004 Summer Olympics". UOL (in Portuguese). 2004. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Paula Baracho data at the time of 2007 Pan". UOL (in Portuguese). 2007. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  4. ^ "FIRST GOLD IN THE SWIMMING IN THE UNIVERSITY OLYMPICS JUBS 2008 IS TO PAULA BARACHO". COB (in Portuguese). June 27, 2008. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Results of the 4×200-metre freestyle at 2000 Athens". OmegaTiming. March 16, 2000. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Results of the 4×200-metre freestyle at 2002 Moscow". OmegaTiming. April 3, 2002. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Results of the 4×200-metre freestyle at 2003 Barcelona". OmegaTiming. July 24, 2003. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Brazil medals at 2003 Pan". UOL (in Portuguese). 2007. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Records, medals and Olympic indexes". CBDA (in Portuguese). August 11, 2003. Retrieved May 7, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Xuxa is three-times champion". CBDA (in Portuguese). August 15, 2003. Retrieved June 2, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Romero is Gold". CBDA (in Portuguese). August 13, 2003. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  12. ^ "Profile at Sports Reference". Sports Reference. 2013. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  13. ^ "Records in Athens". CBDA (in Portuguese). August 18, 2004. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  14. ^ "Results of the 200-metre freestyle at 2004 Indianapolis". OmegaTiming. October 11, 2004. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  15. ^ "Results of the 4×200-metre freestyle at 2004 Indianapolis". OmegaTiming. October 7, 2004. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  16. ^ "Results of the 4×200-metre freestyle at 2005 Montreal". OmegaTiming. July 28, 2005. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  17. ^ "Results of the 200-metre freestyle at 2006 Shanghai". OmegaTiming. April 9, 2006. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  18. ^ "Results of the 4×200-metre freestyle at 2006 Shanghai". OmegaTiming. April 5, 2006. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  19. ^ "Paula Baracho data at the time of 2007 Pan". UOL (in Portuguese). 2007. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  20. ^ "Women Relay is bronze". Globoesporte (in Portuguese). July 18, 2007. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  21. ^ "Party and golds close historical participation". Globoesporte (in Portuguese). July 22, 2007. Retrieved April 7, 2013.