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Jose Crescimbeni

Fly/Back

CLASS
FR
Hometown
Holiday, Fla. (Calvary Christian)
Experience
School
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2008 Olympian for Peru

 

Career Best Times

(Yards)

50 Free: 21.27                        (2008 Princeton Invite)

200 Free: 1:42.98                  (2009 Florida Swimming Senior Championships)

500 Free: 4:34.81                  (Tennessee, 1/30/09)

100 Back: 49.85                     (Tennessee, 1/30/09)

200 Back: 1:58.30                  (2009 Florida Swimming Senior Championships)

100 Fly: 48.47                        (2009 Florida Swimming Senior Championships)

200 Fly: 1:45.91                     (2008 Princeton Invite)

200 IM: 1:50.87                      (2008 Princeton Invite)

 

(Meters)

100 Fly: 54.08                        (2009 World Championships)

200 Fly: 2:01.57                     (2009 World Championships)

 

UF All-Time Rankings

(Meters)

100-meter fly: Fifth (54.08)

 

National/International Competition

Competed at the 2009 FINA World Championships in Rome, Itlay, for Peru…Finished 42nd in the 200-meter butterfly (2:01.57) and 70th in the 100-meter fly (54.08) at Worlds… A Peru Olympic Team member  … Finished ninth in the 200 fly and 13th in 100 fly at the Pan-American games … Finished 37th at the 2007 FINA World Championships in the 200 fly … Peru National Record holder in the 100 fly and 200 fly.

 

At Florida

2008-09: A butterflier and backstroker for the Gators, who instantly added depth his freshman campaign…Had three main career-best meets in his first season at Florida, the first being the 2008 Princeton Big Al Invitational…Took third in the 100 fly (48.54), 200 fly (1:45.91) and 100 back (49.97) and placed  10th overall in the men’s 200-yard IM (1:50.87) at the December invitational…His mark in the 200 fly was an NCAA provisional qualifying mark …Additionally swam on the third-place 400-yard medley relay in Princeton…Competed in a total of 12 meets for UF his freshman season…Swam two season-best marks in the 500 free (4:34.81) and the 100 back (49.85) in the Gators’ dual meet victory over Tennessee…Placed fifth in the 100 back for his efforts against the Vols and took sixth in the men’s 500 free race…Swam three career-best marks at UF at the 2009 Florida Swimming Senior Championships in Orlando, Fla. …Clocked a 1:42.98 200 free, checked in at 1:58.30 in the 200-yard back and swam a 48.47 in the 100-yard fly to conclude collegiate competition in 2008-09.

 

High School

The 2007 Florida High School State Champion in 100 fly and 100 back … 2007 and 2005 St. Petersburg Times Pinellas High School Swimmer of the Year … 2004-07 Calvary Christian High School MVP … 2007-08 ACSI Christian Service Award and Outstanding Christian Athlete … Volunteered at North Bay Hospital … Counselor-in-training at a summer camp … High school coach at Calvary Christian was Steve Hunt.

 

Club

A member of St. Petersburg Aquatics, coached by Fred Lewis.

 

Personal

Born Jose Emmanuel Crescimbeni on June 25, 1990, in Gaithersburg, Md. … Parents are Jose and Ruth Crescimbeni … Two siblings, Suheydi Martinez (31) and Pierre Crescimbeni (26) … Chose UF because of the academic and athletic environment, rigorous training, great coaching staff and united team … Also considered FSU and Georgia … Enjoys music and playing basketball and soccer in his free time … Hopes to one day earn a medal at the Olympics … Majoring in criminology.

 

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