< back
Guilherme BASSETO
Sport Swimming
NOC Brazil   
Born12 Mar 1997 in Ribeirão Prêto, BRA
Height1.81 m
Weight 79 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
São Paulo, BRA
Armed Forces Athlete
English, Portuguese
Higher education
Physical Education - Paulista University: São Paulo, BRA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age two in Ribeirao Preto, Brazil. He began competing at age 12.
Why this sport?
He began swimming due to respiratory issues due to bronchitis. "To be fair I did not like it that much and I went swimming almost as an obligation. But my family did not let me quit. I ended up liking it at around age 12 or 13 when I began competing to qualify and win a regional championship and then another. And I discovered that passion for competition."
Club / Team
Esporte Clube Pinheiros: São Paulo, BRA
Name of coach
Andre Ferreira
Training Regime
He trains up to six days per week.
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (cbdu.org.br, 13 Oct 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never quit." (ecp.org.br, 01 Feb 2019)
To win an Olympic medal. (ge.globo.com, 20 Jul 2021)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
20 2021 Tokyo, JPN 100m Backstroke 53.84
14 2021 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:46.74
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2022 Budapest, HUN 100m Backstroke 54.26
Semifinal 2022 Budapest, HUN 50m Backstroke 24.85
Heats 2022 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:34.66
Heats 2022 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:48.07
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 50m Backstroke 23.39
Semifinal 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 100m Backstroke 50.83