Wednesday, 1 August 2012
Born: January 10, 1987 Santa Bárbara d'Oeste, São Paulo, Brazil
# Brazilian competitive swimmer who specializes in sprint events. He is the most successful Brazilian swimmer in history, having obtained three Olympic medals, four World Championships gold medals and breaking a world record within a one-year span.
Cielo is the current world record holder in the 100 meter and 50 meter freestyle. His gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics, in the 50 meter freestyle competition, is Brazil's sole Olympic gold in swimming to date.