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Martina VALIENTE LA CRUZ
Sport Swimming
NOC Uruguay   
GenderWomen
Born25 Dec 2000
Height1.61 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Montevideo, URU
Languages
English, Spanish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at the Urunday Universitario sports club in Montevideo, Uruguay.
General Interest
Nicknames
Marti (Facebook profile, 01 Mar 2020)
Injuries
She sustained a minor shoulder injury in 2018. (salimo.uy, 14 May 2018)
Other information
SCHOLARSHIP
She was one of 36 athletes from across the world to receive a FINA Scholarship in 2017. The scholarship was designed to help the athletes to qualify and participate at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. The scholarship also presented the athletes with an option to train at a FINA-approved training centre in Thailand, United States of America and Senegal. She opted to train for five months at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, OH, United States of America. "I think the experience made me grow up, because I was just 16 and it helped me to be all by my own and take care of myself. It was something positive." (fina.org, 01 Mar 2017; referi.uy, 04 Mar 2017; salimo.uy, 14 May 2018)

 Competition Highlights
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