Mariafe Artacho Del Solar

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  • Birth Place

    Lima

  • Birth State

    SA

  • Year of Birth

    1993

  • Height

    175cm

Languages Spoken:

Spanish

Are you a citizen of a country other than Australia? If yes, please provide details?

Peru (out of date)

Why did you begin your sport?

I started in Peru following in my sisters steps. Then I moved to Sydney when I was 11. Then my brother asked me to play in a tournament when I was 12 and then I was hooked, it was love at first sight, the rest is history.

Do you have any pre-competition routines or rituals?

I like to talk to my family I get all of my stuff organized (Clean space, clear mind)

What is your most memorable sporting achievement?

Under 23 World Champion, Rio Games Representative

Who is your hero / idol, and why? Have you ever met them?

Roger Federer - he is so professional on and off the court.

Do you have any hobbies away from your sport?

I love to play ball sports. I love to hang out at the beach. I like to go shopping.

What is your sporting ambition?

Olympic Gold Medallist