Athlete Swimmer

Marianela Quesada

Quick Facts

IntroOlympic swimmer
Is Athlete
From Costa Rica
Type Sports
Birth17 April 1988
Age32 years


Marianela Quesada Barrantes (born April 17, 1988) is a Costa Rican swimmer, who specialized in sprint freestyle events. She represented her nation Costa Rica at the 2008 Summer Olympics, and has currently owned a Costa Rican national record in both the 50 and 100 m freestyle.
Quesada received a Universality invitation from FINA to compete as Costa Rica’s lone female swimmer in the 50 m freestyle at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Swimming on the outside in heat six, Quesada could not beat the vastly experienced field to round out the race in last with a time of 28.11. Quesada failed to advance to the semifinals, as she placed fifty-seventh overall out of 92 swimmers in the prelims.