Damián Blaum

Argentinian olympic swimmer

He is a 32 year-old olympic open water swimmer from Argentina. He first competed when he was 17 years old in the Argentinian tournament of Open Water and obtained the third place. After that first competition he qualified for the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, he has stepped onto the podiums in most international competitions and in 2012 he became the world’s number one of the FINA ranking, apart from achieving the world’s silver medalist for the fourth time. Between 2003 and 2010 he worked under the technical guidance of Nestor Pilu and since 2011 his coach is Fred Vergnoux. He is currently training in Sierra Nevada as part of his preparation for the qualification for the Olympic Games in 2016.  @DamianBlaum

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