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


11/18/2017

Jackets Conclude Action in Georgia Tech Invite

Two school records fall as men finish third, women finish fourth

11/17/2017

Tech Finishes Third, Fourth after Day Two of GT Invite

Iris Wang breaks her own 200 free school record; Camryn Hidalgo wins 3-meter dive

11/16/2017

Yellow Jackets Finish Fourth after First Day of GT Invitational

Ilgenfritz, Williamson set school records in 500 free

11/08/2017

Jackets Fall on the Road at Georgia in Dual Meet Action

Georgia Tech swimming & diving will host the Georgia Tech Invitational on Nov. 16-18

10/28/2017

Tech Dismantles Statesmen in Second-Straight Dual Meet Sweep

Freshman Camryn Hidalgo sets new program records in diving events

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 11/30/17)
EVENT TIME MEET
50 Free 20.85 at Notre Dame (10/20/17)
100 Free 45.32 at Northwestern (10/21/17)
200 Free 1:36.12 at Georgia (11/8/17)
100 Breast 54.45 at Northwestern (10/21/17)
200 Breast 1:53.80 2017 Georgia Tech Invitational
200 Fly 1:49.12 vs. Delta State (10/28/17)
200 IM 1:45.68 2017 Georgia Tech Invitational
400 OM 3:50.36 2017 Georgia Tech Invitational
* relay split (s)