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Allan
Do Carmo
BrazilBrazil, BRA
Male
Open water

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
03 August 1989
Height
175 cm
Weight
73 kg
Residence
Salvador, BRA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Portuguese

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age seven.
Why this sport?
His parents took him to swimming lessons to fight off his hyperactivity.
Club / Team
ACEB: Salvador, BRA
Name of coach
Carlos Rogerio Arapiraca [personal], BRA

General Interest

Most influential person in career
His parents. (allandocarmo.com.br, 25 May 2016)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian swimmer Luiz Lima. (allandocarmo.com.br, 25 May 2016)
Awards and honours
He was named International Swimming Federation [FINA] 2014 Male Open Water Swimmer of the Year. (swimswam.com, 01 Dec 2014)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Olympic Games. (allandocarmo.com.br, 25 May 2016)
Other information
NATIONAL FIRST
He was the overall winner of the 2014 FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup, becoming the first Brazilian male to win the title. (correio24horas.com.br, 22 Oct 2014)