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Nuria DIOSDADO
Sport Artistic Swimming
NOC Mexico   
GenderWomen
Born22 Aug 1990 in Guadalajara, MEX
Height1.70 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Mexico City, MEX
Occupation
Armed Forces, Athlete, Business Owner
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Business Administration - Anahuac University: Mexico
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age five, and began competing at age eight.
Why this sport?
She thought artistic swimming was a beautiful sport and a good way to express herself. She was inspired to compete in the sport after watching the Mexican team perform at the 2003 World Championships in Barcelona, Spain.
Club / Team
Jalisco State: Mexico
Name of coach
Adriana Loftus [national], MEX; Ofelia Pedrero [national], MEX
Training Regime
She trains for up to eight hours a day at the National High Performance Centre [CNAR] in Mexico City, Mexico. Her routine includes strength and fitness work and stretching. She also swims up to two kilometres a day.
General Interest
Nicknames
Nutria [Spanish for 'otter']. (Athlete, 16 Mar 2007)
Hobbies
Spending time with friends, playing the piano, going to the cinema. (milenio.com, 05 Jan 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (revistainspiras.com, 17 May 2018)
Hero / Idol
Spanish artistic swimmer Gemma Mengual. (revistainspiras.com, 17 May 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The sky is the limit." (Athlete, 16 Mar 2007)
Awards and honours
In 2018 she received the Jalisco State Sports Award in Mexico. (lider919.com, 17 Oct 2018)

In 2015 she was presented with the Sports Merit Award in Jalisco, Mexico. (estoenlinea.oem.com.mx, 29 Dec 2015)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, and to compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (informador.mx, 02 Nov 2018)
Other information
BUSINESS
She and some teammates from the Mexico national team run Cola de Pez, an artistic swimming equipment company in Mexico. (milenio.com, 05 Jan 2019; revistainspiras.com, 17 May 2018; Facebook profile, 10 May 2018)

FUTURE PLANS
She hopes to work as an artistic swimming official following her retirement from the sport. "I would like to give back to sport some of what sport gave to me. I would like to be athletes' sponsor, create synchronised swimming clinics and to head this sport at federation level. I think more officials with an athletic background are needed." (marca.com, 08 Mar 2017; espn.com.mx, 15 Aug 2016)

FURTHER EDUCATION
She has a master's degree in marketing. (espn.com.mx, 15 Aug 2016)

SUSPENSION
In 2010 she tested positive for the banned substance clenbuterol. She was suspended for six months and stripped of the six gold medals she won at the 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. (milenio.com, 13 Sep 2011; informador.com.mx, 05 Aug 2010)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
11 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Duet 170.994
Preliminary round 2012 London, ENG Duet 166.610
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2017 Budapest, HUN Free Routine Combination  
8 2017 Budapest, HUN Team Technical Routine 85.966
8 2017 Budapest, HUN Team Free Routine 87.900
10 2017 Budapest, HUN Duet Technical Routine 85.259
10 2017 Budapest, HUN Duet Free Routine 86.533
9 2015 Kazan, RUS Team Technical Routine 84.843
9 2015 Kazan, RUS Free Routine Combination 86.567
8 2015 Kazan, RUS Team Free Routine 87.633
10 2015 Kazan, RUS Duet Free Routine 85.533
10 2015 Kazan, RUS Duet Technical Routine 83.830
Preliminary round 2013 Barcelona, ESP Solo Free Routine 82.820
9 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team Free Routine 84.430
11 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team Technical Routine 83.700
9 2013 Barcelona, ESP Free Routine Combination 84.530
Preliminary round 2013 Barcelona, ESP Duet Free Routine 83.040
12 2013 Barcelona, ESP Duet Technical Routine 83.800
Preliminary Round 2009 Rome, ITA Team Technical Routine  
Preliminary Round 2009 Rome, ITA Team Free Routine 85.167
10 2009 Rome, ITA Free Routine Combination 86.833
Preliminary Round 2007 Melbourne, VIC, AUS Team Technical Routine  
10 2007 Melbourne, VIC, AUS Free Routine Combination 87.333
Preliminary Round 2007 Melbourne, VIC, AUS Team Free Routine  
FINA World Trophy
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2014 Beijing, CHN Total 359.167
4 2013 Mexico City, MEX Total 370.333 
5 2012 Mexico City, MEX Total 371.588
7 2007 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Total 264.000