MARQUES Henrique


Personal Information

Residence São Paulo, BRA

Occupation Armed Forces, Athlete

Languages English, German, Portuguese, Spanish

Higher education Business - New Jersey Institute of Technology: Newark, NJ, USA

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing at age nine.

Why this sport? He took up the sport after watching a competition in Brazil. "It was love at first sight. I tried some experimental classes and never stopped after that."

Club / Team Esporte Clube Pinheiros [BRA] / Forcas Armadas [BRA]:

Name of coach Alexandre Teixeira [national], BRA

Handedness Left

General Interest

Hobbies Watching movies and television, playing football. (cob.org.br, 01 Jul 2016)

Memorable sporting achievement Competing at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (br.rfi.fr, 09 Dec 2018)

Hero / Idol Italian fencer Andrea Baldini, German fencer Peter Joppich. (cob.org.br, 01 Jul 2016)

Sporting philosophy / motto "Opportunities often present themselves disguised as hard work and that is why many do not recognise them." [Ann Landers] (cob.org.br, 01 Jul 2016)

Ambitions To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (acontece.com, 16 May 2018)


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