Mónica Arango

Full Name Mónica Sarai Arango
Nation Colombia
Birthdate June 5, 1992
Olympics 2016, 2020
Status Active
Social Media Instagram | Facebook
Career Highlights

Two-time Olympian… Made history for Colombia by qualifying a duet to the Olympic Games for the first time in the country’s history in 2016… Competed at the 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019 FINA World Championships… 22-time medalist at the Central American and Caribbean Games (2010, 2014, 2018, 2023)… Competed at the 2015, 2019 and 2023 Pan American Games…

2023: Placed sixth in team at the Pan American Games… Won gold in technical solo, technical team and acrobatic team, silver in free team, and bronze in free solo at the Central American and Caribbean Games.

2022Won silver in team at the South American Games.

2021Finished 18th in duet at the Olympic Games… Qualified to the Olympic Games in duet by placing ninth at the Qualification Tournament… Won four gold (solo, duet, team, highlight) and a silver (free combination) at the South American Championships… Also competed in the virtual World Series leg organized by the U.S.

2020Did not compete internationally due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the cancellation of all meets.

2019: Placed 14th in technical solo, 18th in free solo, 20th in free duet and 21st in technical duet at the world championships… Finished fifth in duet and team at the Pan American Games… Also competed in three world series meets – Tokyo, Greensboro and Quebec City in both events.

2018: Had a very successful international season…Won two gold in duet and team at the South American Games…Competed in six out of seven events and won all six silver medals at the Central American and Caribbean Games…Won two gold (solo, duet) and two silver (team, combo) at the South American Championships.

2017: Competed at the World Championships in Budapest…Placed 18th in technical duet and 21st in free duet… Won four gold at the Bolivarian Games in solo, duet, team and combo.

2016:  Placed 11th at the Test Event in duet and qualified the nation to the Olympics for the first time… Finished 16th at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro… Also competed at the Spanish Open.

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