Monica Veloso

Swimming

Biography

Further personal information

Family
Two sons including Icaro

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age six.
Why this sport?
It was recommended to her that she take up the sport as part of her rehabilitation.

General interest

Other sports
She has competed internationally in open water Para swimming, including at the 2002 World Championships in Mar del Plata, Argentina. (atarde.uol.com.br, 06 May 2011; SportsDeskOnline, 06 Oct 2020)
Impairment
Her impairment is a result of the effects of polio, diagnosed at age two. (atarde.uol.com.br, 06 May 2011)