Piero Ferracuti Athlete Profile

Piero Ferracuti

Positions: Breaststroke, Individual Medley Height: 6-2 Weight: 170 Roster Years: 1975-1979 Hometown: San Salvador

Personal

Educated in California where he was a high school All-American under Coach Tim Powers at Los Gatos High School ... is an Olympic, Pan-American Games and NCAA Championship veteran ... specializes in the breaststroke and IM ... majoring in business ... competed in both the Munich and Montreal Olympics ... has competed in the Pan American Games and the Central American Games ... in the Central American Games hosted by El Salvador, he won six gold medals in the breaststroke and butterfly along with three silver medals for IM and freestyle races ... can speak three languages fluently ... returns home each summer to work in the family's marble factory ... was fifth in the WAC 100-yard breast and third in the 200-yard breast ... held one BYU school record.