Guillermo Marro

Guillermo Osvaldo Marro (born 1 July 1983) is an ArgentineParalympic swimmer who competes in international elite events. He specialises in backstroke swimming. He is a triple Paralympic medalist, double World medalist and a triple Parapan American Games champion. He is highly regarded as Argentina’s most successful Paralympic swimmer.[1][2][3]

Argentine Paralympic swimmer
Guillermo Marro
Personal information
Full name Guillermo Osvaldo Marro
Nickname(s) Magcin, Guille, El Delfin
Born (1983-07-01) 1 July 1983 (age 38)
Pergamino, Argentina
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Country  Argentina
Sport Paralympic swimming
Disability Arthrogryposis
Disability class S7
Medal record
Paralympic swimming
Representing  Argentina
Paralympic Games
2004 Athens 100m backstroke S7
2000 Sydney Men’s 100m backstroke S7
2008 Beijing 100m backstroke S7
World Championships
2006 Durban Men’s 100m backstroke S7
2002 Mar del Plata Men’s 100m backstroke S7
Parapan American Games
2003 Mar del Plata Men’s 50m freestyle S7
2003 Mar del Plata Men’s 100m backstroke S7
2011 Guadalajara Men’s 100m backstroke S7
2003 Mar del Plata Men’s 50m butterfly S7
2015 Toronto Men’s 100m backstroke S7

In 2014, Marro became the first Argentine Paralympic swimmer to cross the English Channel, he completed the swimming course in over fourteen hours. He swam as part of a team with Scott Patterson and Pedro Rangel who were double leg amputees, Moises Fuentes who is a paraplegic and Enrique Guerrero who has a below the knee amputation.[4][5]

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  1. “Guillermo Marro – IPC Athlete Bio”. 15 March 2021.
  2. “Guillermo Marro: a swimmer with no limits (in Spanish)”. Universidad. 19 September 2017.
  3. “Guillermo Marro: I dream of my sixth Paralympic Game in Tokyo (in Spanish)”. Rugido Sagrado. 10 November 2020.
  4. “Marro and his fifth Paralympics (in Spanish)”. 1 September 2016.
  5. “Local swimmer makes history”. The Drayton Valley Western Review. 22 July 2014.

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