Delfina Blaquier

Delfina Blaquier (born 20 November 1980) is an Argentine socialite, photographer, fashion businesswoman, and former high jumper. A youth athlete in the 1990s, Blaquier competed internationally in the women's high jump. She was a gold medalist at the South American Youth Championships in Athletics in 1996, a silver medalist at the South American Championships in Athletics in 1997, and a two-time gold medalist at the South American Junior Championships in Athletics in 1997 and 1998. In 1998 she placed eighth at the World Athletics U20 Championships.

Delfina Blaquier
Born20 November 1980
Occupationphotographer, businesswoman, socialite, athlete
Spouse(s)
Nacho Figueras (m. 2004)
Children4
Parent(s)Eduardo Blaquier
Delfina Frers

BiographyEdit

Blaquier is the daughter of Argentine racing driver Delfina Frers and Eduardo Blaquier, a member of one of the wealthiest families in Argentina.[1] Her father's family owns Estancia La Concepción, a large estate in Argentina.[2] Her paternal grandfather, Juan José Silvestre Blaquier, was a polo player.[2] Her maternal grandfather is the yacht designer Germán Frers. She grew up in Buenos Aires and at her family's estate. She is a first cousin of Nieves Zuberbühler and Concepción Cochrane Blaquier.

Blaquier was a competitive track & field athlete, representing Argentina while competing in the high jump.[3][4] In 1996 she was a bronze medalist at the South American Junior Championships in Athletics and a gold medalist at the South American Youth Championships in Athletics. In 1997 she was a silver medalist at the South American Championships in Athletics and gold medalist at the South American Junior Championships in Athletics. In 1998 she was a gold medalist at the South American Junior Championships and placed eighth at the World Junior Championships in Athletics.

She married the polo player Nacho Figueras in 2004. They live in the United States and have four children.[1][5] They launched a fragrance line at Bergdorf Goodman in 2019.[6]

In 2018 she and her husband attended the Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle.[7]

In 2007 she opened her first photography exhibition.[1][8] She studied landscape architecture at university.[2] In 2018 she partnered with Lucila Sperber and Sofia Achaval de Montaigu to launch the clothing line Àcheval Pampa.[9][10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Ricas y famosas: las mujeres de la familia Blaquier". www.perfil.com. Retrieved 2020-03-30.
  2. ^ a b c Slonim, Jeffrey (2010-03-28). "A Polo Star's Stylish Home". ELLE Decor. Retrieved 2020-03-30.
  3. ^ "#wearefigueras: our story · WeAreFigueras". WeAreFigueras. Retrieved 2020-03-30.
  4. ^ "Delfina BLAQUIER | Profile". www.worldathletics.org. Retrieved 2020-03-30.
  5. ^ "Family Affair". Guest of a Guest. Retrieved 2020-03-30.
  6. ^ Wallace, Rachel. "Nacho Figueras Takes AD Around the World". Architectural Digest. Retrieved 2020-03-30.
  7. ^ Chi, Paul. "Royal Wedding Guests Nacho Figueras and Delfina Blaquier Recall "A Lot of Laughing and Emotion"". Vanity Fair. Retrieved 2020-03-30.
  8. ^ "MELI MELO WOMAN: DELFINA BLAQUIER". meli melo Official. Retrieved 2020-03-30.
  9. ^ "Delfina Blaquier's Closet Is an Homage to Argentina, Polo, & World Travel". Coveteur. 2018-11-12. Retrieved 2020-03-30.
  10. ^ "Delfina Blaquier Shares Her Pre-Polo Morning Routine". The Newsette. 2019-10-07. Retrieved 2020-03-30.