Roberto Gleria

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Roberto Gleria
Medal record
Men's swimming
Representing  Italy
World Championships (LC)
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Perth 4x200 m freestyle
European Championships (LC)
Gold medal – first place 1989 Bonn 4×200 m freestyle
Silver medal – second place 1991 Athens 4×200 m freestyle
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Athens 200 m freestyle

Roberto Gleria (also Robert), born 15 October 1968, is a former freestyle swimmer from Italy.[1]

Gleria swam for Australia in the mid-1980s and was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder before taking up on an offer to swim for Italy leading up to the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games. He competed at the 1986 Commonwealth Games for Australia, winning gold medals in both the 200 metre freestyle and the 4×200 metre freestyle relay.

Gleria competed for Italy at the 1988 Summer Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, in both the 100, 200 and 400 metre freestyle, finishing first in the B Final of the 200 metre freestyle in a time of 1 minute 49.28 seconds. He also contributed to all three of Italy's relay teams.

He also competed at the 1992 Summer Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain, in the 100 and 200 metre freestyles and both freestyle relays.

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  1. ^ "Roberto Gleria". Sports Reference LLC.2009.