Jordi Sans

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Jordi Sans
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Full name Jordi Sans Juan
Born August 3, 1965 (1965-08-03) (age 52)
Barcelona, Spain

Jordi "Chiqui" Sans Juan (born August 3, 1965 in Barcelona, Catalonia) is a former water polo player from Spain, who was a member of the national team that won the gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. Four years earlier, when his home town of Barcelona hosted the Games, he was on the side that captured the silver medal.[1]

Sans played in five consecutive Summer Olympics for his native country from 1984 to 2000. He is, jointly with Georgios Mavrotas, the sixth water polo player to compete at five Olympics, after Briton Paul Radmilovic, Brazilian João Gonçalves Filho, Hungarian Dezső Gyarmati, Italian Gianni De Magistris, and fellow Spaniard Manuel Estiarte. He is also, jointly with fencer Antonio García and shooter Jorge González, the seventh Spaniard to compete at five Olympics, after shooter Eladio Vallduvi, equestrian Luis Álvarez de Cervera, shooter Juan Seguí, water polo player Manuel Estiarte, hurdler Carlos Sala, and sailor José Luis Doreste.[2][3]

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  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Jordi Sans". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. 
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