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Sport Swimming
NOC Mozambique   
Born01 Aug 1996 in Maputo, MOZ
Height1.75 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Sintra, POR
Athlete, Student
English, Portuguese
Higher education
Architecture - University of Lisbon: Portugal
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age six in Maputo, Mozambique. He entered his first competition at age eight.
Club / Team
Sporting Clube de Portugal: Lisbon, POR
General Interest
Igor Phelps (verdade.co.mz, 26 Mar 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (cedid.blogs.sapo.mz, 27 Oct 2016)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (verdade.co.mz, 26 Mar 2014)
Other information
He was one of 36 swimmers from across the world to receive an International Swimming Federation [FINA] Scholarship in 2017. The scholarship presented the option to train at FINA-approved training centres in Thailand, the United States of America and Senegal. (fina.org, 01 Mar 2017)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
31 2021 Tokyo, JPN 400m Freestyle 3:56.56
Heats 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 100m Freestyle 50.65
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2019 Gwangju, KOR 400m Freestyle 3:54.90
Heats 2019 Gwangju, KOR 200m Freestyle 1:52.19
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 400m Freestyle 3:55.97
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 200m Freestyle 1:51.48
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 200m Freestyle 1:55.59
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 100m Freestyle 52.09
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:47.60
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 200m Freestyle 1:48.67
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 400m Freestyle 3:48.76
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 100m Freestyle 49.82
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay  
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 4 x 50m Medley Relay  
Heats 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 400m Freestyle 3:54.44
Heats 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 200m Freestyle 1:48.60
50 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 50m Butterfly 24.81 
63 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 100m Freestyle 49.76 
Heats 2014 Doha, QAT 100m Backstroke 58.69
Heats 2014 Doha, QAT 50m Backstroke 27.40
African Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2016 Bloemfontein, RSA 200m Freestyle 1:54.86
4 2016 Bloemfontein, RSA 400m Freestyle 4:04.55
5 2016 Bloemfontein, RSA 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 4:03.74