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Rodolfo SANCHEZ
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC Costa Rica   
GenderMen
Born27 Oct 1983
Height1.71 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Costa Rica
Occupation
Athlete, Dentist
Languages
English, Spanish
Higher education
Dentistry - University of Costa Rica: Costa Rica
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up open water swimming in 2010.
Club / Team
Triton Multisport: Costa Rica
General Interest
Nicknames
Rodo (Facebook page, 20 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Costa Rican triathlete Leonardo Chacon. (nacion.com, 23 Feb 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If the effort is the maximum, the result is always good regardless of the position that is obtained." (ticodeporte.com, 03 Nov 2016)
Other information
NATIONAL FIRST
He became the first open water swimmer from Costa Rica to compete at the Pan American Games when participated at the 2011 Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. (Facebook page, 20 Mar 2018)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
58 2013 Barcelona, ESP 10km 2:06:50.7
44 2013 Barcelona, ESP 5km 59:48.1
  2011 Shanghai, CHN 10km  DNS
46 2011 Shanghai, CHN 5km 1:08:16.4
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
69 2015 San Miguel de Cozumel, MEX 10km 2:08:45.00