Biography of Luis. Alcívar Elizalde (???)

Ecuadorian athlete, South American swimming champion. Born in Guayaquil, he/she began his career of hits in 1935 when, representing Cuba, a country where he/she resided at the time, was champion of Central America and the Caribbean in the 100-meter freestyle. In 1938 he/she teamed with Carlos Luis Gilbert, Abel Gilbert and Ricardo Planas, and together they managed the great feat of win for Ecuador the South American Swimming Championship. Alcivar was at that time South American Champion in the 100-meter freestyle, title it returned in 1941. Another big hit won it the year 1939, in Argentina, to beat the Olympic champion Alberto Zorilla. In 1941 it was part of the South American team which competed against the American.