Zahra Pinto is Thanyapura’s Sports House Mentor and Aquatic Instructor, and brings her vast knowledge of swimming to the team. 
She is an inspirational choice for those looking to step up their swim game, and she works closely with the FINA scholarship students who train at Thanyapura.
Coach Zahra is an Olympic athlete and from Malawi. As an athlete competing against some of the best swimmers in the world, Zahra gained extensive experience and developed the meticulous practices she uses today when coaching her sessions. 
In 2008, Zahra was voted as the Malawi Sports personality of the year, and was also the youngest competing athlete at the Beijing Olympic Games.