Brazilian professional swimmer who is best known for his work in the freestyle category and the 50 meter events. He competed in several World Aquatic Championships and Pan Pacific Championships as well.
His professional career as a swimmer started in 2010 when he competed in his first Pan Pacific Swimming Championships. In 2011, he competed in his first World Aquatics Championship which was held in Shanghai, China.
He won his first bronze medal in 2012 at the Summer Olympics in London where he represented Brazil.
He was born and raised in Macae, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
He finished just seconds behind Cesar Cielo at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London in the 50 meter freestyle event.