Luca Marin

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Luca Marin
Personal information
Full name Luca Marin
Nationality  Italy
Born (1986-04-09) April 9, 1986 (age 31)
Vittoria, Ragusa
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Medley
Club Cooperativa Terranova

Luca Marin (born 9 April 1986 in Vittoria, Province of Ragusa) is an Italian medley swimmer. He specializes in the 400 m medley, and won ten medals at European and World Championships in this event. At the 2006 European Short Course Swimming Championships he won a gold medal, beating László Cseh, the world record holder. At the top of his career, he was trained by the Albanian coach Gjon Shyti.


He participated at the 2004 Summer Olympics at Athens for Italy, reaching 10th place in the 400 m medley.[1][2][3] At the 2008 Summer Olympics he finished in 5th place in the same event, and 12th at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[4]

Luca Marin was engaged to Laure Manaudou and Federica Pellegrini.[5]


  1. ^ "Montreal 2005 Results". Archived from the original on January 28, 2007. Retrieved 2007-06-09. 
  2. ^ "12th FINA World Championships". Archived from the original on 2007-06-06. Retrieved 2007-06-09. 
  3. ^ "Shanghai 2006 results". Archived from the original on March 6, 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-24. 
  4. ^ "Luca Marin Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Retrieved 2016-02-17. 
  5. ^ "Laure Manaudou Rediscovers Passion for Swimming at Auburn". Retrieved 28 May 2012. 

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