Nuno Laurentino

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Nuno Laurentino
Personal information
Full name Nuno Filipe Gomes Laurentino
Nickname(s) "Tino"
Nationality  Portugal
Born (1975-08-03) August 3, 1975 (age 39)
Lisbon, Portugal
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Backstroke, freestyle, medley
Club Sport Algés e Dafundo
College team University of Florida

Nuno Filipe Gomes Laurentino (born August 3, 1975) is a former competition swimmer from Portugal, who represented his country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia and the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.

Laurentino was born in Lisbon, Portugal. He attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he swam for the Florida Gators swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition in 1997.

Considered by many the most eclectic Portuguese swimmer of all time, at one point he held fifty percent of all Portuguese national swimming records. He was the first Portuguese swimmer to break the fifty-second mark in the 100-meter freestyle short course and the first Iberian swimmer to break the fifty-second mark in the 100-meter freestyle long course. He retired from competitive swimming in 2007.

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