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Athos de Oliveira

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Nationality  Brazil
Height  1.86 m
Name  Athos Oliveira
Strokes  Freestyle, Backstroke
Sport  Swimming

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Full name  Athos Procopio de Oliveira Junior
Born  January 3, 1943 (age 72) (1943-01-03) Catanduva, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Athos Procópio de Oliveira Júnior (born January 3, 1943 in Catanduva) is a former international freestyle and backstroke swimmer from Brazil.

At the 1959 Pan American Games in Chicago, he finished 7th in the 100 metre backstroke. He also swam the 4 × 100-metre medley.

At the 1960 Summer Olympics, in Rome, he swam the 100-metre backstroke and the 4×100-metre medley, not reaching the finals.

At the 1963 Pan American Games, in São Paulo, he won two bronze medals in the 100-metre backstroke, and in the 4×200-metre freestyle.

At the 1964 Summer Olympics, in Tokyo, he swam the 100-metre freestyle and the 4×100-metre medley, not reaching the finals.

Among other achievements, he was part of the Brazilian team champion of the 4×100-metre freestyle relay in the 1964 South American Absolute Championship, in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Team composed of Alvaro Pires, Athos Procópio de Oliveira, Paulo Salles Cunha, and Antonio Celso Guimarães.

References

Athos de Oliveira Wikipedia


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