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Tamara FRIAS
Sport Swimming
NOC Spain   
Born02 Nov 2000 in Motril, ESP
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Granada, ESP
Higher education
Education - University of Granada: Spain
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age seven.
Why this sport?
She was advised to take up the sport because she had a hip problem. Once she began swimming she was spotted by a coach of Real Club Nautico Motril in Spain, who encouraged her to join the club.
Club / Team
Real Club Nautico Motril: Spain
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (No Solo Una Idea YouTube channel, 16 Nov 2018)
She suffered from lower back pain that limited her training during the 2020 season. (granadahoy.com, 23 May 2020)

An injury affected her performance at the 2019 Spanish Championships in Terrassa. (miradordeatarfe.es, 07 Jan 2020)
Awards and honours
In 2022 she received the Bronze Medal for Distinguished Services from the Spanish Swimming Federation in recognition of her performances in 2017 and 2018. The medal was initially awarded to her in 2019 but she only received it in 2022. (cope.es, 03 Feb 2022)

In 2021 she received the Equality and New Values award from Motril's Municipal Council for Women. (ahoracosta.com, 16 Feb 2021)

She received the 2018 Granada Youth Award in the sports category. The award was presented by the Andalusia Youth Institute in Spain. (No Solo Una Idea YouTube channel, 16 Nov 2018)

 Competition Highlights
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
49 2018   Overall Ranking  
4 2018 Doha, QAT 50m Backstroke 29.26
3 2018 Doha, QAT 100m Backstroke 1:02.47
7 2018 Doha, QAT 100m Freestyle 59.10
4 2018 Doha, QAT 200m Backstroke 2:15.81
4 2018 Doha, QAT 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:47.48
4 2018 Doha, QAT 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 4:05.03