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Pamela NOGUEIRA
Sport Artistic Swimming
NOC Brazil   
GenderWomen
Born17 Jul 1988 in Rio de Janeiro, BRA
Height1.64 m
Weight 54 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Rio de Janeiro, BRA
Occupation
Coach, Fitness Instructor
Languages
Portuguese
Higher education
Physical Education - Celso Lisboa: Rio de Janeiro, BRA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 11 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Why this sport?
She took part in swimming and rhythmic gymnastics from an early age. She wanted to try artistic swimming, but also began playing volleyball. In 2000 she chose to pursue artistic swimming as she enjoyed the sport more.
General Interest
Hobbies
Surfing. (cob.org.br, 19 Mar 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Facebook profile, 19 Aug 2017)
Hero / Idol
Russian artistic swimmer Natalia Ishchenko. (cob.org.br, 19 Mar 2016)
Injuries
She was forced to withdraw from the Brazilian team days before the beginning of the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada, due to labyrinthitis [inflammation of the inner ear]. (extra.globo.com, 01 Aug 2016; panamericano.ig.com.br, 06 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Talent means nothing without training." (cob.org.br, 19 Mar 2016)
Other information
RETIREMENT
After the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro she decided to retire from international competition. "I decided to leave the Brazilian team in order to be able to work. It was eight hours of training, plus the round trip time, you can not work after that. But because we are athletes, getting a job is more difficult." (esporteinterativo.com.br, 21 Sep 2017)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Team  
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
10 2015 Kazan, RUS Free Routine Combination 84.800
11 2015 Kazan, RUS Team Technical Routine 82.937
11 2015 Kazan, RUS Team Free Routine 85.267 
10 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team Technical Routine 84.000
10 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team Free Routine 83.520
12 2011 Shanghai, CHN Team Technical Routine 85.600
12 2011 Shanghai, CHN Team Free Routine 85.160
11 2009 Rome, ITA Team Technical Routine 86.833
12 2009 Rome, ITA Team Free Routine 88.333
8 2009 Rome, ITA Free Routine Combination 88.667
9 2007 Melbourne, VIC, AUS Free Routine Combination 89.334
FINA World Trophy
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2007 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Total 275.000
7 2006 Moscow, RUS Total 269.667