Luis Rojas

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Rojas and the second or maternal family name is Carpena.
Luis Rojas
Personal information
Full name Luis Enrique Rojas Carpena
Nationality  Venezuela
Born (1979-07-05) July 5, 1979 (age 35)
Guanare, Portuguesa
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 80 kg (180 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
College team Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (1999-'01)
Arizona Wildcats (2002-'04)

Luis Enrique Rojas Carpena (born July 5, 1979 in Guanare, Venezuela)[1] is an Olympic swimmer and National Record holder from Venezuela. He swam for his native country at the 2004 Olympics. He swam collegiately in the United States, first at the University of Hawaii (1999–2001) and then at the University of Arizona (2002–2004).[1]


  1. ^ a b Rojas' bio from the Arizona Athletics website; published 2004, retrieved 2009-06-21.