Nuno Laurentino

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This name uses Portuguese naming customs. The first or maternal family name is Gomes and the second or paternal family name is Laurentino.
Nuno Laurentino
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Full name Nuno Filipe Gomes Laurentino
National team  Portugal
Born (1975-08-03) August 3, 1975 (age 41)
Lisbon, Portugal
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Backstroke, freestyle, medley
Club Sport Algés e Dafundo
College team University of Florida

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

Laurentino was born in Lisbon. 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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