José Couto

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José Couto
Personal information
Full name José Couto
Nationality  Portugal
Born (1978-02-27) 27 February 1978 (age 39)
Lisbon, Portugal
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 81 kg (179 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Breaststroke
Club Clube de Natação da Amadora

José Couto (born 27 February 1978) is a breaststroke swimmer from Portugal, who represented his home country at the 1996 Summer Olympics, the 2000 Summer Olympics and at the 2004 Summer Olympics.[1] He won two medals a(a silver and a bronze one) at the 1999 European Short Course Championships that occurred in Lisbon (his homeground) and one (silver) at the 2002 FINA World Swimming Championships in Moscow. He also won a gold medal, a silver medal and a bronze medal in World Cups.