Peru DM

Daniela MACIAS (71252)

Biography

Date of birth
10/9/1997
Place of birth
Lima, Peru
Height
167
Current Residence
Lima, Peru
Language(s)
Spanish and English
International Debut (Senior)
Peru International Challenge 2010
Play R or L
Right handed
When and where I began playing and why?
In my club I used to do swimming and gymnastics. But when I was 7 years old, I wanted to do another sport and I had never heard of it before, so when I entered the badminton hall, it caught my attention and ended up loving it.
When did you start competing or playing competitively?
I started competing for my country in 2007, when I was about 9 years old.
Who has had the greatest influence on your career so far?
I think my parents have had the greatest influence on my career so far. Since I was little, they have been constantly pushing me to do my best and train as hard as I can.
Equipment Sponsor
Yonex
Memorable sporting achievement
Reaching top 10 in the world junior ranking in women singles and qualifying for the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing 2014
Most memorable match
My matches at the Youth Olympic Games and the finals I played at Juegos Bolivarianos and Juegos Sudamercianos which led me to the Gold medal.
Previous Olympic Games competed and result
I´ve been to the Youth Olympic Games in 2014 which I stayed on the groups´ rounds.
Toughest opponent I’ve faced
Beiwen Zhang from USA
Sporting Awards/Honours
“Colibri de Plata” and “Antorcha Olimpica” for best peruvian young athlete.
Sporting Ambitions
Win a medal in the Panam Games 2019 and Qualify for the Olympics in Tokyo 2020
Member of national team since
2007
Idols
Carolina Marin, Sindhu, Lin Dan.
A cause dear to me
None
Any Superstitions or Rituals?
none