Alessandro Terrin

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Alessandro Terrin
Personal information
Full nameAlessandro Terrin
NationalityFlag of Italy.svg  Italy
Born (1985-07-11) 11 July 1985 (age 35)
Dolo, Italy
Height193 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Weight93 kg (205 lb; 14.6 st)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Breaststroke
ClubAurelia Nuoto
Medal record
World Championships (SC)
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2006 Shanghai 50 m breaststroke
European Championships (LC)
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2006 Budapest 50 m breaststroke
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2008 Eindhoven 50 m breaststroke
European Championships (SC)
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2008 Rijeka 4×50 m medley
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2005 Trieste 50 m breaststroke
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2006 Helsinki 50 m breaststroke
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2009 Istanbul 50 m breaststroke
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2006 Helsinki 4×50 m medley
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2007 Debrecen 50 m breaststroke

Alessandro Terrin (born 11 July 1985) is a male Italian swimmer. He represented Italy at the 2008 Olympic Games in the 100m breaststroke and the 4×100m; medley relay swimming events. [1]

His favourite event is the 50m breaststroke: he won several medals in this event and became European champion at the 2006 European LC Championships in Budapest together with Oleg Lisogor; he also won a silver medal at the 2006 SC World Championships in Shanghai.

At the 2008 European SC Championships in Rijeka he won a gold medal in the 4×50 m medley relay event, where the Italian team set the current European record and world's best performance.

Personal bests

He currently holds 1 world's best performance (WB), 1 European record (ER) and 1 Italian records (IR). His personal bests (as of the 27 May 2009) are:

EventLong course (year)Short course (year)
50 m breaststroke27.25 (2009)26.55 (2008)
100 m breaststroke1:01.35 (2005)58.79 (2006)
4×50 m medley relay1:32:91 (2008) WB ER
4 × 100 m medley relay3:34.32 (2008) IR

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