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Guilherme GUIDO
Sport Swimming
NOC Brazil   
GenderMen
Born12 Feb 1987 in Limeira, BRA
Height1.94 m
Weight 90 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Family
Two children
Residence
São Paulo, BRA
Occupation
Athlete, Business Owner, Coach
Languages
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age five.
Why this sport?
He suffered from severe bronchitis as a child and was advised to take up swimming to improve his health.
Club / Team
EC Pinheiros: São Paulo, BRA
Name of coach
Andre Luis Simoes Ferreira [club]
General Interest
Nicknames
Guidao (olimpoesportivo.com, 28 Nov 2015)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian motor racing driver Ayrton Senna, US swimmer Aaron Peirsol. (cob.org.br, 20 Jul 2015; guilhermeguido.com.br, 06 Feb 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The wise never say everything they think, but think about everything they say." (cob.org.br, 20 Jul 2015)
Other information
ACADEMY
In 2018 he and fellow Brazilian swimmer Joao Gomes Junior launched Academia Guilherme Guido, a sports academy in Limera, Brazil. The academy offers martial arts and strength training programmes. In 2015 he began organising the Guilherme Guido Swimming Championships to promote the sport in Limera. (academiaguilhemeguido.com.br, 2021)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
15 2021 Tokyo, JPN 100m Backstroke 53.80
  2021 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 100m Medley Relay DSQ
Semifinal 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 100m Backstroke 54.16
6 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
Heats 2008 Beijing, CHN 100m Backstroke 54.89
Heats 2008 Beijing, CHN 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
7 2019 Gwangju, KOR 100m Backstroke 53.26
Semifinal 2019 Gwangju, KOR 50m Backstroke 24.87
6 2019 Gwangju, KOR 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:30.86
7 2017 Budapest, HUN 100m Backstroke 53.66
Semifinal 2017 Budapest, HUN 50m Backstroke 24.91
5 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:31.53
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 50m Backstroke 25.29
Semifinal 2015 Kazan, RUS 100m Backstroke 53.88
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:34.73
Heat 2011 Shanghai, CHN 50m Backstroke 25.58
Heats 2011 Shanghai, CHN 100m Backstroke 54.93
Heat 2011 Shanghai, CHN 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
Heat 2009 Rome, ITA 50m Breaststroke  
Semifinal 2009 Rome, ITA 50m Backstroke 24.98
Heat 2009 Rome, ITA 100m Backstroke 54.17
4 2009 Rome, ITA 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:29.16
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 50m Backstroke 23.51
5 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 100m Backstroke 49.80
4 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:23.57
4 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 4 x 50m Medley Relay  
5 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 50m Backstroke 22.79
5 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 100m Backstroke 49.75
3 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:31.49
4 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:22.00
5 2014 Doha, QAT 100m Backstroke 50.21
Semifinal 2014 Doha, QAT 50m Backstroke 23.42
1 2014 Doha, QAT 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:21.14
1 2014 Doha, QAT 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:30.51
3 2012 Istanbul, TUR 100m Backstroke 50.50
4 2012 Istanbul, TUR 50m Backstroke 23.25
4 2012 Istanbul, TUR 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:25.73
6 2010 Dubai, UAE 50m Backstroke 23.39
8 2010 Dubai, UAE 100m Backstroke 50.91
3 2010 Dubai, UAE 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:23.12
6 2008 Manchester, ENG 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:28.88
Heats 2008 Manchester, ENG 200m Backstroke  DNS
7 2008 Manchester, ENG 100m Backstroke 51.04
Semifinal 2008 Manchester, ENG 50m Backstroke 23.89
  2004 Indianapolis, IN, USA 200m Backstroke  DNS
13 2004 Indianapolis, IN, USA 100m Backstroke 53.84
18 2004 Indianapolis, IN, USA 50m Backstroke 25.93
4 2004 Indianapolis, IN, USA 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:33.02
Pan American Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2019 Lima, PER 100m Backstroke 53.54
2 2019 Lima, PER 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:30.98
1 2019 Lima, PER 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:48.61
Final 2015 Toronto, ON, CAN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:32.68
3 2011 Guadalajara, MEX 100m Backstroke 54.81
1 2011 Guadalajara, MEX 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:34.58
World Cup Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2013 Beijing, CHN 100m Backstroke 51.56
3 2013 Beijing, CHN 50m Backstroke 23.79
3 2013 Beijing, CHN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:42.07
3 2013 Singapore, SGP 50m Backstroke 23.53
4 2013 Singapore, SGP 100m Backstroke 51.20
3 2013 Singapore, SGP 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:41.79
3 2013 Tokyo, JPN 50m Backstroke 23.31
4 2012 Berlin, GER 100m Backstroke 51.07
3 2012 Berlin, GER 50m Backstroke 23.63
4 2012 Moscow, RUS 100m Backstroke 51.47
3 2012 Moscow, RUS 50m Backstroke 23.81
4 2012 Stockholm, SWE 100m Backstroke 51.75
2 2012 Stockholm, SWE 50m Backstroke 23.61
25 2010   Overall  
1 2010 Beijing, CHN 100m Backstroke 50.90
2 2010 Beijing, CHN 50m Backstroke 23.51
1 2010 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 100m Backstroke 51.44
2 2010 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 50m Backstroke 23.85
1 2010 Singapore, SGP 100m Backstroke 51.16
3 2010 Stockholm, SWE 100m Backstroke 51.36
2 2010 Stockholm, SWE 50m Backstroke 23.65
20 2009   Overall  
1 2009 Singapore, SGP 100m Backstroke 49.63
3 2009 Singapore, SGP 50m Backstroke 23.39
2 2007 Belo Horizonte, BRA 100m Backstroke 52.38
3 2007 Belo Horizonte, BRA 50m Backstroke 24.42