Luca Marin

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Luca Marin
Personal information
Full name Luca Marin
Nationality  Italy
Born (1986-04-09) April 9, 1986 (age 30)
Vittoria, Ragusa
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Sport
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.

Biography[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  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 Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2016-02-17. 
  5. ^ "Laure Manaudou Rediscovers Passion for Swimming at Auburn". nytimes.com. Retrieved 28 May 2012. 

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