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Nicole VALDIVIA
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC Chile   
GenderWomen
Born15 Feb 1996
Height1.78 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
She was enrolled in swimming lessons as a child because she liked to be in the pool during the summer months. A teacher then encouraged her parents to sign her up to a swimming club.
Club / Team
Clube de Natacao de Rio Maior: Portugal
Name of coach
Nuno Ricardo [personal], from 2021
General Interest
Nicknames
Mahi (aquazone.cl, 04 Sep 2019)
Hobbies
Watching television series. (swimchile.cl, 21 Apr 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2019 Pan American Games. (swimchile.cl, 20 Mar 2020)
Hero / Idol
Chilean swimmer Kristel Kobrich. (aquazone.cl, 04 Sep 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2023 Pan American Games in Santiago, Chile. (aquazone.cl, 04 Sep 2019; swimchile.cl, 20 Mar 2020)
Other information
EDUCATION
She has also studied for an online degree as a swimming coach. (swimchile.cl, 21 Apr 2020)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
  2017 Budapest, HUN 25km  DNF
45 2017 Budapest, HUN 5km 1:06:11.5
46 2017 Budapest, HUN 10km 2:11:55.1
38 2013 Barcelona, ESP 5km 1:05:19.6
45 2013 Barcelona, ESP 10km 2:13:54.9
World Series
Rank Year Venue Event Result
41 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 10km 2:11:10.5
71 2019   10km  
36 2019 Balatonfüred, HUN 10km 2:06:27.5
20 2019 Setúbal, POR 10km 1:48:12.00
61 2018   10km  
13 2018 Lac-Mégantic, QC, CAN 10km 2:09:56.3
59 2017   10km  
31 2017 Setúbal, POR 10km 1:49:08.73
  2017 Viedma, ARG 10km  DNF
22 2016 Balatonfüred, HUN 10km 2:06:19.72
56 2015 San Miguel de Cozumel, MEX 10km 2:04:57.00