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Tatiane Sakemi, Beautiful Brazilian Breaststroke Swimmer

Updated on July 23, 2017

Who is Tatiane Sakemi?

Brazil is home to many fine and talented athletes. This is especially true of their swimmers. Tatiane Mayumi Sakemi or Tatiana Sakemi is one of them. Her surname is Japanese and she has Japanese ancestry but she is a Brazil native. The ethnic diversity of Brazil is something to be proud of. Sakemi, a native of Sao Paulo, Brazil entered the world on March 22, 1986 and her best stroke that she specializes in is that of breaststroke.

The beautiful swimmer Tatiane Sakemi

Some reasons why Tatiane Sakemi is famous

Sakemi holds many records in swimming. She has had success from early on in her career. The first of these came at the 2008 South American Championships where she won a gold medal in the 200 meter breaststroke event. She followed that up with a bronze medal in the 100 meter breaststroke event. In 2007 and 2008 at the Maria Lenk Trophy Meet, Sakemi won gold medals in both of those years in the 200 meter breaststroke event. In 2007 and 2008 at this same event, she got a silver medal in the 50 meter breaststroke and bronze also. The bronze medal she earned in 2008 was another sign of her success. During the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, she took part in the 100 and 200 meter breaststroke events as well as the 4 X 100 meter medley event.

Tatiane Sakemi following a competition

Tatiane Sakemi's South American swimming records

She holds the South American record of the 50 meter breaststroke competition finishing at a time of 30.81 during May 2009. Sakemi Mayumi also holds the South American record of the 100 meter breaststroke competition. She was at one time the record holder in the Women’s 4 X 100 meter medley with fellow swimmers Fabiola Molina, Gabriella Silva, and Tatiana Lemos. She was also the former record holder for the 200 meter breaststroke competition.

In the semi Olympic swimming pool, Tatiane Sakemi also holds the South American records for the 50 meter, 100 meter, and 200 meter breaststroke competitions respectively. All of these successes occurred in November 2009.

A few more photos of Tatiane Sakemi

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Tatiane Sakemi (left) is with a few of her team mates at the 2011 Pan American Games. Fabiola Molina is on the far right.
Tatiane Sakemi (left) is with a few of her team mates at the 2011 Pan American Games. Fabiola Molina is on the far right. | Source

2011: a year to remember for Tatiane Sakemi

Tatiane Sakemi won the bronze medal during the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico during the 4 X 100 meter medley event. In May 2007 during the very first night of the Maria Lenk Championships in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, Sakemi set a Brazilian record in the 200 meter breaststroke event by finishing at 2:33.17. This record broke the previous record of 2:33.64 set by Patricia Comini in 2000. Brazil isn’t just known for its soccer teams but it also known for its Olympic Swimmers who can perform well and I must say they are really beautiful too!

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