U of L’s Albiero To Join Portugal’s Olympic Coaching Staff

 University of Louisville swimming coach Arthur Albiero  will join Portugal’s coaching staff for the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

The team will also include two U of L swimmers, Carlos Almeida and Pedro Oliveira

Albiero is a native of Brazil and has coached the U of L team for nine years.

Almeida is the NCAA national champion in the 200-breast competition.  Oliveira will be making his second appearance for Portugal in the Games.

Another U of L swimmer, Joao De Lucca, will compete for Brazil’s Olympic team.

The Cardinal men’s swim team just completed its best season ever, with a ninth place finish at the 2012 NCAAs and its first individual national championship.  

Rick Howlett

Rick Howlett is WFPL's Broadcast Managing Editor and also produces feature and general assignment radio stories.