Larissa Martins de Oliveira was born on February 16th, 1993 in Juiz de Fora, Mina Gerais.
2012 World Short Course Championships (Istanbul, Turkey)
Larissa swam on two relays and placed 12th in the 100m Free,and 38th in the 200m Free. The relay team of Larissa, Fabiola Molina, Daynara de Paula, and Beatriz Travalon broke the South American record in the 4x100m medley Relay.
Her relay team of Larissa, Daynara de Paula, Graciele Herrmann and Allessandra Marchioro broke the South American record in the 4x100m free relay.
2013 Jose Finkel Trophy
At the 2013 Jose Finkel Trophy, Larissa broke the South American Record in the 100m Free (25m) with a time of 52.88.
2014 Short Course World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Oliveira won her first medal by winning gold in the mixed 4×50 medley relay with Nicholas Santos, Etiene Medeiros and Felipe França Silva, breaking the South American record with a time of 1:37.26.
Her second medal was a bronze in the 4×50 mixed freestyle relay (formed by Oliveira, João de Lucca, Etiene Medeiros and César Cielo), where Brazil broke the South American record with a time of 1:29.17.
Oliveira’s other relays finished 5th in the Women’s 4×50 medley relay (1:46.47, South American record) along with Etiene Medeiros, Ana Carla Carvalho and Daynara de Paula, 7th in the Women’s 4×100 freestyle relay (3:33.93, South American record), and 8th in the Women’s 4×50 freestyle relay (1:38.78, South American record), both relays formed by Larissa, Daiane Oliveira, Alessandra Marchioro and Daynara de Paula.
Larissa finished in 10th place in the Women’s 100 freestyle (breaking the South American record in the semifinals, with a time of 52.75), 14th place in the Women’s 50 freestyle, and 20th place in the Women’s 200 freestyle.
2015 Pan American Games (Toronto, Canada)
Larissa won a silver medal in the 4×200 freestyle relay, breaking the South American record with a time of 7:56.36, and two bronze medals in the 4×100 freestyle relay (breaking the South American record, with a time of 3:37.39) and 4×100 medley relay.
Individually, Larissa finished 5th in the Women’s 100 freestyle (equaling her South American record of 54.61) and 5th in the Women’s 200 freestyle.
2015 World Championships (Kazan, Russia)
At the 2015 World Championships, Larissa placed 19th in the Women’s 100 freestyle, and 27th in the Women’s 200 freestyle.
2016 Maria Lenk Trophy
At the Maria Lenk Trophy held in April 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Oliveira broke the South American records in the 100 freestyle (54.03) and 200 freestyle (1:57.37).
For her results, Larissa was chosen to the Brazil Olympic Team for the 2016 Rio Olympics in the 100 and 200 freestyles.
2016 Olympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
At her home Olympics, Oliveira placed 21st in the 100 free (54.72) and 35th in the 200 free (2:00.76).
2016 Short Course World Championships (Windsor, Canada)
Later in 2016, Oliveira won a silver medal as part of the mixed 4×50 medley relay, splitting 24.42 on the anchor leg. She also swam the 100 free (15th, 53.67) and 200 free (13th, 1:56.15) individually.
2019 Pan American Games (Lima, Peru)
In Lima, Oliveira won bronze medals in both the 100 free (55.25) and 200 free (1:59.78) individually.
On Brazil’s relays, she earned another 5 medals:
- 4×100 free relay, silver (2nd, 54.46)
- 4×200 free relay, bronze (2nd, 2:01.69)
- 4×100 medley relay, bronze (4th, 55.06)
- Mixed 4×100 free relay, silver (3rd, 54.72)
- Mixed 4×100 medley relay, gold (4th, 55.28)