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Daniel Takata

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Daniel Takata Gomes and Hélio de la Peña with Poliana Okimoto at the launch of the book Poliana Okimoto, a bronze medalist in the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

Daniel Takata Gomes is a statistician, professor, columnist and reporter of swimming. Takata also writes regularly for the SWIM Channel, the recipient of the 2012 World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year, and will serve as the pool and open water swimming commentator at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games for Globo TV/SporTV.

FINA Aquatics World Magazine[edit]

Takata won the FINA international short story competition in 2011, 2012 and 2013 from the FINA Aquatics World Magazine.

  • 2011: The FINA recognition was for his reporting of the 2011 FINA World Championships in Shanghai called The Greatest Show On Earth
  • 2012: The FINA recognition was for his reporting of the 2012 Olympic 10K Marathon Swim at the 2012 London Olympic Games called The Magic 25.
  • 2013: The FINA recognition was for his imaginary story of Johnny Weissmuller called The Return of the King.

Swim Channel[edit]

Takata works with Patrick Winkler and Guilherme Freitas on the Swim Channel. Swim Channel has a huge Facebook audience. They broadcast on radio every day and archive the programs on Sound Cloud. 365 days a year Winkler provides insightful commentary on swimming and swimmers. They also have a wildly successful blog and their signature media platform, the colorful magazine, the Swim Channel, was deservedly the 2012 World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year.

Poliana Okimoto[edit]

He co-wrote a biography on Poliana Okimoto, entitled Poliana Okimoto, with Helio de la Peña about the life and aquatic career of 2016 Olympic 10K Marathon Swim bronze medalist Poliana Okimoto.

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