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MARCOS Tessa
Sport Para swimming
NPC France   
GenderWomen
Age24
Place of BirthToulon, FRA
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14
Further Personal Information
Residence
Toulon, FRA
Languages
French
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
Her father taught her to swim while visiting the sea as a young girl. She later began training regularly at age 12 in Toulon, France.
Club / Team
ASPTT Toulon Natation: France
Name of coach
Violaine Ostermann [club], FRA
Training Regime
She trains six sessions a week in the pool, and four outside.
Senior International Debut
Year
2012
Competing for
France
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto
"It's not a question of being the best, but of being better than yesterday." (Facebook profile, 10 Jun 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Var-Matin, 22 Nov 2017)
Other information
OCCUPATION
She has worked in the Toulon arsenal, the main base of the French Navy. (varmatin.com, 25 Jul 2018; Instagram profile, 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2018 100m Backstroke S14 1:25.42
8 2018 100m Butterfly S14 1:26.00