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Tamara FRIAS
Sport Swimming
NOC Spain   
Born02 Nov 2000 in Motril, ESP
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Málaga, ESP
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
Name of coach
Xavi Casademont [personal], ESP; Marta Jimenez [personal]
Training Regime
She trains at the Specialised Sports Technical Centre [CETD] of the Andalusian Swimming Federation [FAN] in Malaga, 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 national championships in Terrassa, Spain. (miradordeatarfe.es, 07 Jan 2020)
Awards and honours
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)
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (motrildigital.com, 14 Aug 2019)

 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