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Margot DE GRAAF
Sport Artistic Swimming
NOC Netherlands   
GenderWomen
Born05 Oct 1994
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Amsterdam, NED
Languages
Dutch, English
Higher education
Medicine - Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam: Netherlands
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up artistic swimming at age four.
Why this sport?
Her mother was a swimming teacher and her older sisters swam, so she spent a lot of time in the pool. At age six she won her first medal and decided to continue with artistic swimming.
General Interest
Injuries
In August 2014 she had hip surgery. She started training again in January 2015. (margotdegraaf.nl, 01 Apr 2015)
Famous relatives
Her sister Evelien de Graaf coached the Dutch artistic swimming team at the 2014 British Championships in Sheffield, England. (synchroonzwemmen.nl, 12 Mar 2016; knzb.nl, 10 Apr 2014)
Other information
FURTHER EDUCATION
In 2018 she began studying for a master's degree in general medicine at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in the Netherlands. (LinkedIn profile, 01 Jan 2021)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
13 2013 Barcelona, ESP Solo Technical Routine 83.400
Preliminary round 2013 Barcelona, ESP Solo Free Routine 82.510
12 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team Technical Routine 81.700
12 2013 Barcelona, ESP Free Routine Combination 82.070
9 2011 Shanghai, CHN Free Routine Combination 85.440
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
11 2016 London, ENG Solo Technical Routine 77.968
11 2016 London, ENG Solo Free Routine 80.433
10 2014 Berlin, GER Solo 161.534 
9 2014 Berlin, GER Duet 158.384 
8 2012 Eindhoven, NED Solo 82.100
6 2012 Eindhoven, NED Free Routine Combination 80.990