Fernando Medrano
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Fernando Medrano
Fernando Medrano
Personal information
Full nameFernando Medrano Medina
National team Nicaragua
Born (1988-05-14) 14 May 1988 (age 31)
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesButterfly

Fernando Medrano Medina (born May 14, 1988) is a Nicaraguan former swimmer, who specialized in butterfly events.[1] Medrano qualified for the men's 100 m butterfly at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, by receiving a Universality place from FINA, in an entry time of 1:00.80.[2][3] He participated in heat one against two other swimmers Luis Matias of Angola and Rad Aweisat of Palestine. He raced to second place by nearly two seconds behind winner Matias in 1:00.91. Medrano failed to advance into the semifinals, as he placed fifty-eighth overall in the preliminaries.[4][5]

References

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Fernando Medrano". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2013.
  2. ^ "Swimming - Men's 100m Butterfly Startlist (Heat 1)" (PDF). Athens 2004. Omega Timing. Retrieved 2013.
  3. ^ Pérez, Wilder (11 May 2004). "Dos más a Atenas" [Two more to Athens] (in Spanish). La Prensa (Nicaragua). Archived from the original on 3 July 2013. Retrieved 2013.
  4. ^ "Men's 100m Butterfly Heat 1". Athens 2004. BBC Sport. 19 August 2004. Retrieved 2013.
  5. ^ Thomas, Stephen (19 August 2004). "Men's 100 Butterfly, Day 6 Prelims: Crocker Blasts Back into Form as Fastest Qualifier; Serdinov and Phelps Right on his Tail". Swimming World Magazine. Archived from the original on 27 December 2013. Retrieved 2013.

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