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PEREZ MAURICE Maria Belen

Rank36
Pts42.50
Age34
HandL

Personal Information

Residence Buenos Aires, ARG

Occupation Armed Forces, Athlete, Engineer

Languages Spanish

Higher education Food Technology - Argentine University of Enterprise: Buenos Aires, ARG

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
Zone Championships1-56
San José (COSTA RICA), 2014-06-02Reno - Nevada (USA), 2011-07-04
Cancun (MEXICO), 2012-06-16
Panama (PANAMA), 2016-06-22
La Havane (CUBA), 2018-06-15
Toronto (CANADA), 2019-06-29
Grand Prix--11
New York (USA), 2014-12-13
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Reykjavik (ICELAND), 2011-06-04Newcastle (GREAT BRITAIN), 2013-04-27Reykjavik (ICELAND), 2012-06-02
Newcastle (GREAT BRITAIN), 2011-06-18Reykjavik (ICELAND), 2013-05-11
Cancun (MEXICO), 2014-12-16Reykjavik (ICELAND), 2014-05-10
Cancun (MEXICO), 2015-12-15Reykjavik (ICELAND), 2015-05-23
Istanbul (TURKEY), 2016-01-09Rome (ITALY), 2016-03-19
Cancun (MEXICO), 2017-02-04

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing at age 13 at Club Circulo Militar in Argentina.

Why this sport? She was encouraged to try the sport by her diving coach. "At the beginning I said no. But he said he would keep insisting until I tried, and once I tried he would not insist anymore. He made me win all my bouts and I loved that."

Name of coach Lucas Saucedo [national, personal], ARG

Handedness Left

General Interest

Nicknames Flaca [Skinny] (coarg.org.ar, 09 Nov 2012)

Hobbies Watching television. (ole.com.ar, 09 Mar 2018)

Hero / Idol Argentinian fencer Lucas Saucedo. (coarg.org.ar, 09 May 2019)

Sporting philosophy / motto "Keep trying and you will succeed." (eliteamateur.blogspot.com, 01 Apr 2012)

Awards and honours In 2012, 2014 and 2016 she won the Argentinian Fencing Federation's Silver Olympia award. (diario24.com.ar, 21 Dec 2016; espn.com.co, 17 Dec 2014; esgrima-fae.com.ar, 19 Dec 2012)

Milestones She became the first female Argentinian fencer to win a medal in individual sabre at the Pan American Games when she claimed bronze at the 2015 Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (SportsDeskOnline, 20 Mar 2016; deportes.terra.cl, 21 Jul 2015)

Ambitions To win an Olympic medal. (coarg.org.ar, 09 May 2019)

Other information ROLE MODEL
She was appointed by the International Olympic Committee as a Athlete Role Model for the young athletes that competed at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (fie.org, 09 Oct 2018)

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