Mauricio Fiol

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Mauricio Fiol
Personal information
Full name Mauricio Fiol Villanueva
Nationality  Peru
Born (1994-03-26) March 26, 1994 (age 23)
Lima, Peru
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 72 kg (159 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Butterfly, Freestyle

Mauricio Fiol Villanueva (born March 26, 1994) is a Peruvian swimmer.[1] At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed in the Men's 200 metre butterfly, finishing in 25th place overall in the heats, failing to qualify for the semifinals.[2] He has also won a bronze medal in 1500 metre free in the 2012 Swimming World Cup in Moscow, Russia.[3]

Fiol won a silver medal at the 2015 Pan American Games in the 200 meter butterfly event, but was tested positive for stanozolol after the race.[4] Fiol was stripped of his silver medal and disqualified from participating in the 2016 Olympics by the FINA and was banned for four years.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mauricio Fiol Villanueva". London 2012. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Sports Reference profile". Sports Reference. 2014. Retrieved March 11, 2014. 
  3. ^ "2012 Fina World Cup (Moscow) Results". Omega Timing. 2012. Retrieved July 18, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Heartbreak, disgrace in separate Pan Am disqualifications". The South Bayview Bulldog. Retrieved 13 September 2015. 
  5. ^ "Peru swimmer barred from 2016 Olympics for doping". Peru Reports. Retrieved 15 March 2016.