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Marķa BETANCOURT
Sport Diving
NOC Venezuela   
GenderWomen
Born26 Dec 1994 in Maracay, VEN
Height1.60 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Maracay, VEN
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Psychology - Bicentenary University of Aragua: Turmero, VEN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began diving at age nine.
Name of coach
Carlos Izturis [national], VEN
General Interest
Nicknames
Marucha (laprensalara.com.ve, 17 Jun 2015)
Injuries
She injured her wrist in February 2015 after she was involved in a car accident. She had surgery the following month and was unable to train for 12 weeks. (TeleAragua, 12 Jul 2015; laprensalara.com.ve, 17 Jun 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. (Instagram profile, 08 Nov 2021)
Other information
FURTHER EDUCATION
She has studied sports science at the National Experimental University of Yaracuy [UNEY] in Venezuela. (lahora.com, 04 May 2021)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
35 2019 Gwangju, KOR 10m Platform 2:39.1 
14 2019 Gwangju, KOR Team Event 294.00 
Preliminary Round 2017 Budapest, HUN 10m Platform 247.85
Preliminary Round 2017 Budapest, HUN 1m Springboard 236.50
Final 2017 Budapest, HUN Team Event 349.75
Preliminary round 2015 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard 193.05
Preliminary round 2015 Kazan, RUS 1m Springboard 201.65
7 2013 Barcelona, ESP 10m Platform 328.35
Preliminary round 2013 Barcelona, ESP 1m Springboard 228.80
Preliminary round 2011 Shanghai, CHN 1m Springboard 204.90
Preliminary round 2011 Shanghai, CHN 10m Platform Synchro 221.04
Preliminary round 2011 Shanghai, CHN 10m Platform 267.50
Grand Prix
Rank Year Venue Event Result
18 2016 Bolzano, ITA 10m Platform 199.50
16 2016 Madrid, ESP 3m Springboard 134.25
9 2016 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform 250.70
7 2012   10m Platform  
11 2012 Bolzano, ITA 10m Platform 251.85
4 2012 Bolzano, ITA 10m Platform Synchro 270.42
10 2012 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 10m Platform 250.00
18 2012 Montreal, QC, CAN 10m Platform 248.50
36 2011   10m Platform  
10 2011 Montreal, QC, CAN 10m Platform 291.05
Pan American Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
13 2019 Lima, PER 10m Platform 214.70
9 2011 Guadalajara, MEX 3m Springboard 270.00
6 2011 Guadalajara, MEX 10m Platform 274.10 
5 2011 Guadalajara, MEX 10m Platform Synchro 229.86
World Series
Rank Year Venue Event Result
18 2014   10m Platform  
10 2014 Monterrey, MEX 10m Platform 315.70