Renato Ramalho

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Renato Ramalho
Personal information
Full nameRenato Ramalho
NationalityBrazilian
Born (1968-04-17) April 17, 1968 (age 50)
Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight86 kg (190 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesMedley
ClubCuritibano / Flamengo / Pinheiros
College teamArizona State University

Renato Ramalho (born April 17, 1968 in Curitiba) is a former international medley swimmer from Brazil. He participated for his native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics and 1992 Summer Olympics.[1]

Ramalho participated at the 1987 Pan American Games in Indianapolis, finishing 4th in the 400-metre individual medley.[2]

At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, he finished 24th in the 400-metre individual medley, and 29th in the 200-metre individual medley.[1]

On December 1, 1990, he broke the short-course Brazilian record in the 400-metre individual medley, with a time of 4:19.20. In late 2001, the record was still his.[3]

He was at the 1991 World Aquatics Championships in Perth, where he finished 15th in the 400-metre individual medley, and 34th in the 200-metre individual medley.[4]

Ramalho participated at the 1991 Pan American Games in Havana, finishing 6th in the 400-metre individual medley, and 8th in the 200-metre individual medley.[5]

At the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Ramalho finished 21st in the 400-metre individual medley, and 35th in the 200-metre individual medley.[1]

Ramalho was seven times Brazilian medley champion, in the 90s. After retiring from swimming, Renato graduated in Business in Arizona in 1995 and returned to Brazil to undertake in Curitiba. After that, became a partner of Gustavo Borges in a swimming academy. In March 2002 was inaugurated the 1st unit of the academy, which now has 5 units.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Sports Reference Profile". Sports Reference. 2013. Retrieved April 23, 2013.
  2. ^ "Results at 1987 Pan Am Games in Indianapolis" (PDF). USA Swimming. 2013. Retrieved October 20, 2013.
  3. ^ "Final Results". CBDA (in Portuguese). November 16, 2001. Archived from the original on July 14, 2014. Retrieved May 11, 2013.
  4. ^ "Results at 1991 Perth" (PDF). USA Swimming. 2013. Retrieved April 23, 2013.
  5. ^ "Results at 1991 Pan Am Games in Havana" (PDF). USA Swimming. 2013. Retrieved April 23, 2013.
  6. ^ "Gustavo Borges academy". Gustavo Borges academy (in Portuguese). 2013. Retrieved April 23, 2013.