The famous American athlete, a talented and promising water polo player. Currently, Tony is one of the best water polo players in the world. Some time ago, water polo player took part in the Summer Olympics of 2008, which were held in the capital of China - Beijing.
Tony Azevedo was born on November 21, 1981, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. His father was a member of the national water polo team in Brazil for six years - from 1974 till 1980th years. After - parent moved own family in Long Beach, California. By the way it was Tony`s father was his first coach - practically from infancy Azevedo Sr. worked with his son in the pool.
When Tony went to high school ,it is still practiced under the guidance of his father - an experienced coach and professional mentor. Tony `s sister - also a well-known athlete and repeated medalist of prestigious competitions (now she lives and trains in Italy) and his mother for a long time been involved in sport for childrenand - over several years he worked with the men`s national team. In addition, Tony has more athletes relatives - three aunts (two volleyball and basketball) , and - an uncle who is a famous swimmer.
In 2007, the year Tony Azevedo scored in the Pan Am Games, which were held in his native town water polo player - RioRio de Janeiro. Tony not only excellently played and was awarded a gold medal, but also - and demonstrated his own skills and high level training.
Th 2008 it became for the Olympic water polo player. Tony was selected to the US national team and participated in the Beijing Olympics.
Somebody think,the Olympics 2008 - this is the third in sports Olympics athlete. Actually this is not true.
Indeed water polo player Tony Azevedo participated in the Olympics of 2000 and 2004. He was a member of the team and the American team a full participant. However, most do not know ,Tony took a certain kind of participation in the Olympic Games of 1996. While his father worked as a coach of the national team and was present at the Olympic competitions, fourteen Tony Azevedo - as well. He threw balls to the players.