Marcelo Tomazini

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Marcelo Tomazini
Personal information
Full name Marcelo Augusto Tomazini
Nationality  Brazil
Born (1978-12-18) December 18, 1978 (age 35)
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Breaststroke

Marcelo Augusto Tomazini (born December 18, 1978 in São Paulo) is a male breaststroke swimmer from Brazil.

At the 1999 Pan American Games in Winnipeg, Canada, Tomazini teamed with Alexandre Massura, Fernando Scherer, and Gustavo Borges[1] to compete in the 4×100 meter medley. The team's 3:40.27 time won a gold medal, and broke the South American record.[2] When Tomazini competed in the 200-metre breaststroke, his time of 2:17.04 did not win a medal (finished 4th), but broke the South American record.[3] In the 100-metre breaststroke, Tomazini also finished 4th, with a time of 1:3.72s.[4][5]

Tomazini competed in the 1999 FINA 25 meter World Swimming Championships.[6]

In July 2001, Tomazini broke the short-course South American record in the 50-metre breaststroke, with a time of 27.67 seconds,[7] and in the 100-metre breaststroke, doing 1:00.23. On November 17, 2001, he broke the short-course South American record in the 200 meter breaststroke, with a time of 2:10.79.[8]

On March 17, 2002, Tomazini again broke the South American record in the 200-metre breaststroke (Olympic pool), with a time of 2:16.21.[3]

At the 2002 FINA 25 meter World Swimming Championships in Moscow, Russia, Tomazini qualified (but did not swim) in the 50-metre breaststroke semi-finals;[9] finished 18th in the 100-metre breaststroke;[10] and finished 11th in the 200-metre breaststroke.[11] Tomazini also competed on the Brazilian's 4×100-metre medley, which qualified for the finals,[12] finishing in 7th place.

On May 1, 2002, Tomazini broke the short-course South American record in the 200-metre breaststroke, with a time of 2:10.47 (breaking his own previous record of 2:10.79).[13]

He swam at the 2002 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships, where he finished 8th in the 200-metre breaststroke.[14]

Participating in the 2003 World Aquatics Championships, Tomazini finished 27th in the 200-metre breaststroke.[15]

At the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Tomazini won the bronze medal in the 200-metre breaststroke,[16] beating the South American record with a time of 2:15.87.[17]

Records[edit]

Tomazini is the former holder of the following records:[18]

Long Course (50 meters):

  • Former South American record holder of the 200m breaststroke: 2:15.87, time obtained on August 14, 2003
  • Former South American record holder of the 4x100m medley: 3:40.27, time obtained on August 1999, along with Alexandre Massura, Fernando Scherer and Gustavo Borges

Short course (25 meters):

  • Former South American record holder of the 50m breaststroke: 27.67, time obtained on July 6, 2001 [8]
  • Former South American record holder of the 100m breaststroke: 1:00.23, time obtained on July 8, 2001 [8]
  • Former South American record holder of the 200m breaststroke: 2:10.47, time obtained on May 1, 2002

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brazilian Medals at 1999 Pan". UOL. 2007. Retrieved April 4, 2013.  (Portuguese)
  2. ^ "Super Team hits record of Winnipeg's Pan". CBDA. September 9, 2006. Retrieved April 4, 2013.  (Portuguese)
  3. ^ a b "Edvaldo wins the 100-metre freestyle, beats Scherer record and screams of excitement". CBDA. March 17, 2002. Retrieved April 4, 2013.  (Portuguese)
  4. ^ Tomazini in the 100-metre breaststroke at the Pan 1999 (Portuguese)
  5. ^ 1999 Full results by Swimnews
  6. ^ Tomazini Curriculum (Portuguese)
  7. ^ "Fischer beats South American record of 50-metre breaststroke". CBDA. January 18, 2002. Retrieved April 4, 2013.  (Portuguese)
  8. ^ a b c "Final Results". CBDA. November 16, 2001. Retrieved May 11, 2013.  (Portuguese)
  9. ^ "Results of the 50-metre breaststroke at 2002 Moscow". OmegaTiming. 6 April 2002. Retrieved April 4, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Results of the 100-metre breaststroke at 2002 Moscow". OmegaTiming. April 3, 2002. Retrieved April 4, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Results of the 200-metre breaststroke at 2002 Moscow". OmegaTiming. April 5, 2002. Retrieved April 4, 2013. 
  12. ^ "Results of the 4×100-metre medley at 2002 Moscow". OmegaTiming. April 7, 2002. Retrieved April 4, 2013. 
  13. ^ "Tomazini makes good duel with Fischer and beats South American record of the 200-metre breaststroke". CBDA. May 1, 2002. Retrieved April 4, 2013.  (Portuguese)
  14. ^ "Bruno Bonfim closes as the 12th athlete with index". CBDA. August 29, 2002. Retrieved April 19, 2013.  (Portuguese)
  15. ^ "Results of the 200-metre breaststroke at 2003 Barcelona". OmegaTiming. July 23, 2003. Retrieved April 4, 2013. 
  16. ^ "Brazilian Medals at 2003 Pan". UOL. 2007. Retrieved April 4, 2013.  (Portuguese)
  17. ^ "Marcelo Tomazini is bronze in the 200-metre breaststroke; Thiago Pereira is 4th". UOL. August 14, 2003. Retrieved April 4, 2013.  (Portuguese)
  18. ^ "Men's Swimming Records". CBDA. 2013. Retrieved May 11, 2013.  (Portuguese)