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Genaro Prono
Genaro Prono

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Asuncion, Paraguay

High School:
Colegio Cristo Rey

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 168

Position:
Breaststroke

Major:
Marketing

Olympian (Paraguay)

Freshman Season (2008-09)
Swam for Paraguay at the 2009 World Championships in Rome, Italy ... Took 42nd in the 50m breast (28.06), 63rd in the 100m breast (1:02.84) ... Scored points for Auburn at the 2009 SEC Championships in the 100 and 200 breast events ... Finished seventh in the 100 breast in a time of 53.94 ... Took 10th in the 200 breast with a time of 1:59.13, which was third-best on the squad ... Swam an NCAA "B" cut time of 53.89 in the 100 breast at the American Short Course Championships in Austin, Texas ... Currently holds Paraguay records in the 50m, 100m and 200m breast.

High School
Swam at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and took 31st in the 100m breast in a time of 1:02.32 ... Represented Paraguay at the 2007 World Championships in Melbourne, Australia and swam in the 50m, 100m, 200m breast and 50m and 100m free ... Was a semifinalist in the 100m and 200m breast at the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ... The 2007 100m breast champion at the South American Championships ... Took first in the 50m breast at the 2006 Youth World Championships in Rio de Janeiro ... Attended Colegio Cristo Rey Asuncion and swam for the Davie Nadadores Swim Club in Florida and Club Deportivo de Puerto Sajonia in Paraguay ... Also swam for the Pine Crest Swim Club ... As a member of Pine Crest, was a part of the FGC, SEC and JO championship squads.

Personal
Full name is Genaro Matias Prono Britez ... Son of Juan Carlos Prono and Maria del Carmen Britez ... Has five siblings: Bruno, Sofia, Nicolas, Lucia and Fatima ... His uncle was a 1992 Barcelona Olympian, his aunt was 1996 Atlanta Olympian and his cousin was a 2000 Sydney Olympian ... Father and four siblings were national swimming champions ... Majoring in marketing.