José Meolans

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José Meolans
Meolans lezama.jpg
Meolans in 2012.
Personal information
Full name José Martín Meolans
Nationality  Argentina
Born (1978-06-22) June 22, 1978 (age 36)
Córdoba, Argentina
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 88 kilograms (194 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle
Club Academia Natacion Gabriel Taborin
River Plate [1]

José Martin Meolans (born June 22, 1978 in Córdoba) is a freestyle swimmer from Argentina, who won the world title in the 50 metre freestyle at the 2002 FINA Short Course World Championships in Moscow, Russia.

A year later he won 100m freestyle at the 2003 Pan American Games. Meolans, a member of the swimming team at the Club Atlético River Plate, is trained by Orlando Moccagatta. He competed in three consecutive Summer Olympics for his native country, starting in 1996.

In the 24th International Championship held on 2006 in Porto, Portugal, he won two gold medals in freestyle: 50 metres (23.14 sec) and 100 (50.66 sec). He also finished third at the 2006 FINA Short Course World Championships in 100 metre freestyle.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ José Meolans for River
  2. ^ "Swimming Results". Retrieved 2007-08-04. 
  3. ^ "Pan American Games Rio 2007 Results". Retrieved 2007-07-29. 
Awards
Preceded by
Argentina Carlos Espinola
Olimpia de Oro
1997
Succeeded by
Argentina Andrea Noemí González