Francisco Santos

Olympic athlete

1962 –

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Who is Francisco Santos?

Francisco José Ribeiro Lopes dos Santos, known mainly as Francisco Santos is an Angolan/Portuguese multi-talent artist with many names and faces. As Francisco Lopes Santos he is likely to be known as a swimmer. Art enthusiasts may know him as the visual artist Xesko, lovers of poetry as Elias Karipande, fantasy and science fiction fans as Alan J. Banta. As a writer, published in English and Portuguese.

As a sportsman represented Angola in swimming at the 1980 Summer Olympics.

He also represented his country in other international games, including the Algiers 1978 All-Africa Games, the Moscow 1979 Seventh USSR Summer Spartakiade and the Mexico 1979 Summer Universiade.

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Born
May 17, 1962
Luanda
Nationality
  • Portugal
  • Angola
Profession
Lived in
  • Luanda

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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