Maringa, Puerto Rico (The Bolles School)
100y Breast 56.74 (McDonald's Invitational, 1998)
200y Breast 2:06.15 (McDonald's Invitational, 1998)
100y Free 46.54 (McDonald's Invitational, 1998)
200y Free 1:42.57 (McDonald's Invitational, 1998)
50y Free 21.25 (McDonald's Invitational, 1998)
Finished in ninth place in 100m breast event at Brazilian National Championships with time of 1:03.65 in 1998...set five personal-best times at McDonald's Invitational in 1998.
A 1999 graduate of Bolles School in Jacksonville, Fla. ...helped lead Bolles School to the State Championship in his senior season...finished second in 100y breast at 1998 Florida State Meet with time of 57.19...touched the wall in 21.40 in 50y free at same meet, good for fourth place.
Born Luiz Gustavo Bettinardi Couto on January 29, 1981 in Londrina, Brazil... ...son of Amaury C.C. and Nanci B. Couto...... enjoys playing the guitar and watching Brazilian soccer...pursuing a degree in industrial engineering.