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Giulio ZORZI
Sport Swimming
NOC South Africa   
GenderMen
Born03 Jan 1989 in Johannesburg, SAF
Height1.90 m
Weight 85 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
South Africa
Occupation
Engineer
Languages
English
Higher education
Civil Engineering - University of Pretoria: South Africa
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
"I started to swim from an early age to compete with my older brother, who began swimming before me."
General Interest
Nicknames
Jules (ballz.co.za, 07 Aug 2013)
Injuries
He injured his knee in December 2015 and underwent surgery in January 2016. He resumed full training two months later. (timeslive.co.za, 12 Apr 2016)

In early 2013 he tore ligaments in his ankle and was in a cast for two months. (iol.co.za, 19 Apr 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You gotta risk it to get the biscuit." (Twitter profile, 26 Jul 2017)
Other information
RETIREMENT
He retired from the sport after competing at the 2016 World Short Course Championships in Windsor, ON, Canada. (swimpractice.com, 16 Jan 2017; swimswam.com, 11 Dec 2016)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2013 Barcelona, ESP 50m Breaststroke 27.04
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 50m Breaststroke 26.13 
Heats 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 100m Breaststroke 59.67
Heats 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:43.36
Heats 2014 Doha, QAT 100m Breaststroke 59.37
Semifinal 2014 Doha, QAT 50m Breaststroke 26.68
8 2014 Doha, QAT 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:35.05
Heats 2014 Doha, QAT 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:34.63
Heats 2014 Doha, QAT 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:42.53
5 2012 Istanbul, TUR 50m Breaststroke 26.64
Heats 2012 Istanbul, TUR 100m Breaststroke 59.09
Heats 2012 Istanbul, TUR 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:31.97
World Cup Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2016 Doha, QAT 50m Breaststroke 26.47
6 2016 Doha, QAT 100m Breaststroke 59.71
4 2016 Doha, QAT 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:46.91
4 2014 Doha, QAT 50m Breaststroke 26.94
5 2014 Dubai, UAE 50m Breaststroke 26.87
8 2014 Dubai, UAE 100m Individual Medley 55.71
4 2012 Doha, QAT 50m Breaststroke 26.86
16 2012 Doha, QAT 100m Individual Medley 1:01.40
9 2012 Doha, QAT 100m Breaststroke 1:00.54
2 2012 Dubai, UAE 50m Breaststroke 26.91
8 2012 Dubai, UAE 100m Individual Medley 58.78
2 2011 Dubai, UAE 50m Breaststroke 27.64