Luca Marin

Luca Marin (born 9 April 1986 in Vittoria, Province of Ragusa) is a former Italian medley swimmer. He specialized in the 400 m medley, and won ten medals at European and World Championships in this event. At the 2006 European Short Course Swimming Championships he won a gold medal, beating László Cseh, the world record holder. At the top of his career, he was trained by the Albanian coach Gjon Shyti.

Luca Marin
Personal information
Full nameLuca Marin
Nationality Italy
Born (1986-04-09) April 9, 1986
Vittoria, Ragusa
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesMedley
ClubCooperativa Terranova

Biography

He participated at the 2004 Summer Olympics at Athens for Italy, reaching 10th place in the 400 m medley.[1][2][3] At the 2008 Summer Olympics he finished in 5th place in the same event, and 12th at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[4]

Luca Marin was engaged to Laure Manaudou and Federica Pellegrini.[5]

References

  1. "Montreal 2005 Results". Archived from the original on January 28, 2007. Retrieved 2007-06-09.
  2. "12th FINA World Championships". Archived from the original on 2007-06-06. Retrieved 2007-06-09.
  3. "Shanghai 2006 results". Archived from the original on March 6, 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-24.
  4. "Luca Marin Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2016-02-17.
  5. Crouse, Karen (2012-01-13). "Laure Manaudou Rediscovers Passion for Swimming at Auburn". The New York Times. nytimes.com. Retrieved 28 May 2012.


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