Caio Pumputis
Caio  Pumputis
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Sao Paulo, Brazil

High School:
Colegio Avanco de Ensino Programado

Height:
6-1

Event:
Free, IM, Breast

Club Team:
Pinheiros Sports Club


04/24/2018

International Jackets Compete at Respective National Championships

Georgia Tech swimming & diving had a handful of its international swimmers compete this spring at their respective national championship meets

04/19/2018

Pumputis Earns All-ACC Academic Honors

Georgia Tech swimming & diving freshman Caio Pumputis was named to the 2017-18 all-ACC academic team

03/24/2018

Loschi and Ferraro Highlight Saturday's Action

Georgia Tech swimming and diving wrapped up its 2017-18 season on Saturday at the 2018 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championship

03/23/2018

Pumputis, Loschi and Ferraro All Compete at NCAAs on Friday

Georgia Tech swimming and diving had three swimmers in Caio Pumputis, Moises Loschi and Christian Ferraro compete on Friday at the 2018 NCAAs

03/22/2018

Freshmen Duo Open Up NCAAs on Thursday

Georgia Tech swimmers Caio Pumputis and Christian Ferraro both swam in the 200 IM on Thursday at the 2018 NCAAs

2017-18 ACC Swimmer of the Week by CollegeSwimming.com (Oct. 10, 2017)


Before Tech: Swam for the Esporte Clube Pinheiros team in São Paulo, Brazil ... Ranked as high as the No. 18 recruit in the men's 2017 class by CollegeSwimming.com ... Has competed in a number of meets in both Brazil and internationally ... Finished first overall in the 200 breast (2:18.01) and was part of the winning 200 medley relay unit (2:03.98) at the Gymnasíade 2016 Trabazon in Turkey in July 2016 ... Also placed third in the 400 medley relay (4:30.50) and was a member of the gold medal national team in the 4x100 free ... Finished fourth in the 200 breast (2:08.68) and eighth overall in the 200 free (1:46.50) at the XLIII Senior Swimming Brazilian Championships ... Also swam a leg in both the 200 medley relay (1:58.96) and the 400 medley relay (4:16.8) which both finished in sixth-place overall ... Competed at the XXIV Youth Winter Swimming Brazilian Championships, where he was part of the 400 medley and 200 medley relay teams that set new meet records and were crowned the national champions ... Named a national champion in the 200 meter breast (2:17.14) and in the 100 meter breast (1:04.06) ... Swam at the XXVIII Youth Swimming Brazilian Championships, the 5th Junior World Championships in Singapore, the XXV Youth South American Swimming Championships in Peru and at the Multinations Youth Swimming Meet in Portugal ... Competed for Brazil in the 6th FINA World Junior Championships in August 2017 ... Swam as the second leg of the 4x100 medley relay team that finished in seventh-place with a time of 3:42.35 at the FINA World Junior Championships ... Also swam the anchor leg of Brazil's 4x200 meter free relay team (7:34.79) that touched the wall in eighth-place overall in the finals ... Finished fifth in the 200 medley (2.00.97) and posted a top-20 finish in the 100 breast (1:02.64) at the FINA World Junior Championships.

Personal: Full name is Caio Rodrigues Pumputis ... Son of Mauricio Pumputis and Flávia Andréa Rodrigues Pumputis ... Born on Jan. 8, 1999 in São Paulo, Brazil ... Has one younger sister -- Gabriela ... Mother was a former swimmer, while his father played water polo ... "I chose Georgia Tech because it offers to me an excellent structure in academics and in swimming. Georgia Tech has an excellent staff who will help me to devolve my talent." ... Intends to major in business administration.



Pumputis' Career Top Times (through 4/1/18)
EVENT TIME MEET
50 Free 20.85 at Notre Dame (10/20/17)
100 Free 45.32 at Northwestern (10/21/17)
200 Free 1:34.90 at Georgia (11/8/17)
500 Free 4:37.87 at SCAD (1/6/18)
100 Breast 53.53 at Northwestern (10/21/17)
200 Breast 1:53.45 2017 Georgia Tech Invitational
100 Back 51.07 at SCAD (1/6/18)
200 Fly 1:49.12 vs. Delta State (10/28/17)
100 IM 48.86 vs. Emory (1/27/18)
200 IM 1:45.46 2017 Georgia Tech Invitational
400 IM 3:50.36 2017 Georgia Tech Invitational
* relay split (s)