Cassiano Leal

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Cassiano Leal
Personal information
Full name Cassiano Schalch Leal
Nationality  Brazil
Born (1971-12-31) December 31, 1971 (age 46)
Piracicaba, São Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 82 kg (181 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle

Cassiano Schalch Leal (born December 31, 1971 in Piracicaba, São Paulo) is a former international freestyle swimmer from Brazil.[1]

At the 1991 Pan American Games, in Havana, Leal won the silver medal in the 4×200-metre freestyle.[2]

Leal was at the 1993 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m), in Palma de Mallorca, where he won the bronze medal in the 4×200-metre freestyle, along with José Carlos Souza, Teófilo Ferreira and Gustavo Borges (breaking the South American record with a time of 7:09.38).[3][4] He also finished 14th (6th in the B final) in the 400-metre freestyle, with a time of 3:52.47.

At the 1995 Pan American Games, in Mar del Plata, Leal won for the second time the silver medal in the 4×200-metre freestyle.[5] He also finished 4th in the 200-metre freestyle, and 6th in the 400-metre freestyle.[6]

Participating at the 1995 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m), in Rio de Janeiro, Leal won again the bronze medal in the 4×200-metre freestyle, now along with Fernando Saez, Teófilo Ferreira and Gustavo Borges.[7][8]

He participated at the 1996 Summer Olympics, in Atlanta, for his native country. His best and only result in Atlanta, Georgia was the 10th place in the Men's 4×200-metre freestyle.[9]

Leal participated at the 1999 Pan American Games, in Winnipeg, where he finished 10th in the 400-metre freestyle.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sports Reference Profile". Sports Reference. 2013. Retrieved April 20, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Brazil medals at 1991 Pan". UOL (in Portuguese). 2007. Retrieved April 20, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Brazil in the World Championships". CBDA (in Portuguese). March 26, 2006. Archived from the original on April 22, 2013. Retrieved April 20, 2013. 
  4. ^ HistoFINA, Volumes IIIa (2008 ed) Archived 2015-04-27 at the Wayback Machine. and IIIb (ed 2008) Archived 2015-07-09 at the Wayback Machine.. ("HistoFINA" is the story of FINA. Volume III is about the World Short Course Swimming, part "a" has the statistics and the male part "b" of the female.
  5. ^ "Brazil medals at 1995 Pan". UOL (in Portuguese). 2007. Retrieved April 20, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Results at 1995 Pan Am Games in Mar del Plata" (PDF). USA Swimming. 2013. Retrieved April 20, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Brazil in the World Championships". CBDA (in Portuguese). March 26, 2006. Archived from the original on April 22, 2013. Retrieved April 20, 2013. 
  8. ^ HistoFINA, Volumes IIIa (2008 ed) Archived 2015-04-27 at the Wayback Machine. and IIIb (ed 2008) Archived 2015-07-09 at the Wayback Machine.. ("HistoFINA" is the story of FINA. Volume III is about the World Short Course Swimming, part "a" has the statistics and the male part "b" of the female.
  9. ^ "Sports Reference Profile". Sports Reference. 2013. Retrieved April 20, 2013. 
  10. ^ 1999 Full results by Swimnews