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Alba VÁZQUEZ
Sport Swimming
NOC Spain   
GenderWomen
Born24 Feb 2002 in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, ESP
Height1.80 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Málaga, ESP
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Spanish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age three in Huelva, Spain.
Why this sport?
Her mother was concerned about water safety and enrolled her in swimming lessons.
Club / Team
CN Colombino: Huelva, ESP
Name of coach
Xavi Casademont [club], ESP
Training Regime
She trains at the High Performance Centre in Sierra Nevada, Spain.
General Interest
Hero / Idol
Spanish swimmer Mireia Belmonte. (elespanol.com, 07 Oct 2019)
Awards and honours
In June 2020 she received the Promising Female Athlete Award at the Andalusia Sports Awards in Spain. (huelva24.com, 05 Jun 2020)

In February 2020 she received the Revelation Award in recognition of her performances in 2019 from the Spanish sports newspaper Mundo Deportivo. (mundodeportivo.com, 12 Feb 2020)

In December 2019 she received the AS Young Promise Award in Spain. (as.com, 03 Dec 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (lavanguardia.com, 27 Aug 2019)

 Competition Highlights
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
32 2018   Overall Ranking  
3 2018 Doha, QAT 200m Breaststroke 2:30.33
4 2018 Doha, QAT 100m Breaststroke 1:11.25
3 2018 Doha, QAT 400m Individual Medley 4:48.68
5 2018 Doha, QAT 200m Individual Medley 2:18.72
4 2018 Doha, QAT 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 4:05.03