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Betina LORSCHEITTER
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC Brazil   
GenderWomen
Born10 Jun 1990 in Porto Alegre, BRA
Height1.73 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
São Paulo, BRA
Occupation
Armed Forces Athlete
Languages
English, Portuguese
Higher education
Business Administration - Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul [PUCRS]: Porto Alegre, BRA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age five, and took up open water swimming in 2010.
Why this sport?
Her parents encouraged her to try a number of sports, including swimming.
International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
Brazil
Tournament
World Cup
General Interest
Hero / Idol
Brazilian swimmer Maria Lenk. (mormaii.com.br, 22 Feb 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Be strong even when you feel weak." (pronutrition.com.br, 2018)
Other sports
She has competed in swimming at national level in Brazil. She also represented Brazil in swimming at the 2006 World Junior Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (SportsDeskOnline, 26 Oct 2020; swimchannel.net, 21 Oct 2020)
Other information
FURTHER EDUCATION
She has studied physical education at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in Porto Alegre, Brazil. (Facebook profile, 13 May 2018)

OTHER ACTIVITIES
In 2020 she was appointed a member of the athletes' commission of the Brazilian Aquatic Sports Confederation [CBDA]. She has also served as an ambassador for the Instituto Guardias do Mar [Sea Guardians Institute], an organisation aimed at promoting safety in aquatic sports. (swimchannel.net, 21 Oct 2020; gauchazh.clicrbs.com.br, 15 Jan 2019; institutogdm.org, 2018)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
19 2017 Budapest, HUN 25km 6:05:20.0
20 2017 Budapest, HUN 5km 1:01:14.1
  2015 Kazan, RUS 25km  DNF
15 2015 Kazan, RUS 5km 59:57.8
World Series
Rank Year Venue Event Result
  2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 10km  DNS
51 2019   10km  
33 2019 Balatonfüred, HUN 10km 2:04:29.0
12 2019 Setúbal, POR 10km 1:43:36.00
36 2018   10km  
9 2018 Lac St. Jean, QC, CAN 10km 2:08:05.30
12 2018 Lac-Mégantic, QC, CAN 10km 2:09:53.1
36 2017   10km  
37 2017 Abu Dhabi, UAE 10km 1:56:58.7
14 2017 Viedma, ARG 10km 2:17:20.98
7 2015 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 2:05:29.20
4 2015 Setúbal, POR 10km 2:06:20.35
19 2015 Viedma, ARG 10km 2:14:50.94
  2014 Lac St. Jean, QC, CAN 10km  DNF
20 2014 Setúbal, POR 10km 2:06:32.5
11 2013 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 2:03:02.5
44 2013 San Miguel de Cozumel, MEX 10km 2:33:03.60
13 2012 Lac-Mégantic, QC, CAN 10km 2:13:21.14
  2012 Shantou, CHN 10km  DNF
10 2011 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 2:15:27.35