Sunday, April 22, 2012

Filippo Magnini

Filippo Magnini, nickanamed "Superpippo" by his fans, is an Italian swimmer. He  specializes in freestyle events, and he twice became world champion in 100-meter freestyle.

Born: February 2, 1982 in Pesaro, Italy
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 170 lbs

Achievements/Career Highlights:
  • Won silver in 100-m freestyle in 2003 European Swimming Championships in Dublin
  • Won gold in 100-m freestyle, 4x100-m relay and 4x200-m relay in 2004 European Swimming Championships in Madrid
  • won bronze in 4x100-m freestyle relay in 2004 Athens Olympics
  • won gold in 100-m freestyle in 2005 & 2006 European Aquatics Championships
  • won gold in 100-m freestyle in 2005 & 2006 World Aquatics Championships

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