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Rafaella VERDUGO
Sport Artistic Swimming
NOC Chile   
Born25 Jan 1995
Height1.62 m
Weight 63 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Santiago, CHI
Athlete, Nurse
Higher education
Nursing - Pontifical Catholic University of Chile: Santiago, CHI
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age seven.
Why this sport?
She was practising ballet with her older sister. Her parents enrolled into a sports club and there she discovered artistic swimming. "I saw the girls doing a sort of aquatic ballet. It was the perfect combination for me. I told my mother that I would like to do that. They signed me up and I didn't leave."
Club / Team
Stadio Italiano: Santiago, CHI
Name of coach
Marcia Leite [national], BRA
General Interest
Rafa (Instagram profile, 22 Apr 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If you can dream it, you can do it. Remember that it all began with a mouse." [US film producer Walt Disney]. (Facebook profile, 25 Sep 2018)
Other sports
She has taken part in swimming competitions at national university level, representing Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. (ind.cl, 04 Oct 2017)

 Competition Highlights
There are no major results available for this athlete.