Emanuel Nascimento

Emmanuel Fortes Nascimento (born August 13, 1970 in Minas Gerais) is a former international freestyle swimmer from Brazil, who participated in two consecutive Summer Olympics for his native country, starting in 1988. His best result was the 6th place in the Men's 4×100-metre freestyle in 1992.[1]

Emmanuel Nascimento
Personal information
Full nameEmmanuel Fortes Nascimento
NationalityBrazilian
Born (1970-08-13) August 13, 1970
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight71 kg (157 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesFreestyle, Butterfly

At the 1988 Summer Olympics, in Seoul, he finished 10th in the 4×200-metre freestyle, 12th in the 4×100-metre freestyle, 18th in the 4×100-metre medley, 36th in the 200-metre butterfly, and 37th in the 100-metre freestyle.[1]

He was the South American record holder of the 100-metre freestyle, between 1990 and 1991.[2]

At the 1991 World Aquatics Championships, Nascimento finished 24th in the 100-metre freestyle, and 26th in the 200-metre freestyle.[3]

He was at the 1991 Pan American Games, in Havana. He won gold in the 4×100-metre freestyle, and silver in the 4×200-metre freestyle.[4] He also finished 6th in the 100-metre freestyle, and 7th in the 100-metre butterfly.[5]

At the 1992 Summer Olympics, in Barcelona, he finished 6th in the 4×100-metre freestyle, 7th in the 4×200-metre freestyle, and 25th in the 100-metre freestyle.[1]

After closing the swimming career, he became commercial director of Monytel, a company that operates in the field of communications.[6]

References

  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Emmanuel Fortes (full name: Emanuel Nascimento Fortes)". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 20, 2013.
  2. "EVOLUTION OF THE SOUTH AMERICAN RECORD OF 100 FREE-MALE". Best Swimming (in Portuguese). February 16, 2008. Archived from the original on September 23, 2015. Retrieved May 5, 2013.
  3. "Results at 1991 Perth" (PDF). USA Swimming. 2013. Retrieved April 20, 2013.
  4. "Brazil medals at 1991 Pan". UOL (in Portuguese). 2007. Retrieved April 20, 2013.
  5. "Results at 1991 Pan Am Games in Havana" (PDF). USA Swimming. 2013. Retrieved April 20, 2013.
  6. Monytel
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