Miguel Leite Valente (born 16 July 1993) is a Brazilian swimmer.[1]. He competed in the men's 1500-metre freestyle event at the 2016 Summer Olympics.[2] At the 2016 Summer Olympics, he finished 31st in the men's 1500-metre freestyle.[3][4]

Miguel Valente
Personal information
NationalityBrazilian
Born (1993-07-16) 16 July 1993 (age 26)
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight71 kg (157 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesFreestyle
ClubMinas TC

On 14 September 2016, at the José Finkel Trophy (short-course competition), he broke the South American record in the 800-metre freestyle, with a time of 7:42.79. He surpassed Armando Negreiros' time of 7:43.52, conquered in 2009.[5]

At the 2019 Pan American Games held in Lima, Peru, Valente won the silver medal in the Men's 800 metre freestyle, with a time of 7:56.37.[6] He led most of the race, being surpassed only in the end by the American Andrew Abruzzo.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CBDA - Perfil de Atleta - Miguel Leite Valente" [CBDA - Athlete's profile - Miguel Leite Valente]. CBDA (in Portuguese). 2018. Retrieved 16 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Miguel Valente". Rio 2016. Retrieved 13 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Summary of the last Olympic qualifying". Best Swim (in Portuguese). 12 August 2016. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  4. ^ "After 36 years, men's 4x100m medley in the Olympic final". CBDA (in Portuguese). 12 August 2016. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  5. ^ "Double of the 100m breaststroke manages index for the dispute of the Worlds at Windsor". Globoesporte (in Portuguese). 15 September 2016. Retrieved 25 July 2017.
  6. ^ Men's 800m Freestyle - Final

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