Brazilian Swimming and Diving

Brazil to Send 25 Swimmers to 2015 World Championships

The Brazilian aquatics federation (CBDA) has announced its roster for the 2015 FINA World Aquatics Championships that will take place from…

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Maria Lenk Trophy Just Over a Week Away

The Maria Lenk Trophy will be held from April 6th-11th in Rio and with just over a week to go the CBDA has published the first draft of the competition’s start lists…

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Maria Lenk Trophy Sees a Reduction in Foreign Participants

The Maria Lenk Trophy traditionally plays host to some heavy hitting foreign swimmers, but this year’s event will not see the same level of international competition…

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CBDA Takes Safe Route, Will Host 2015 Maria Lenk Meet at Fluminese

Cesar Cielo and the rest of the Brazilians will celebrate their national championship away from the Maria Lenk Aquatic Centre for the second-straight year in 2015.

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After Selection, Brasilia Withdraws from Hosting 2019 World University Games

FISU, the international governing body for university sports (and specifically the World University Games) has announced that Brasilia, Brazil has…

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Henrique Barbosa Under the Guidance of Fred Vergnoux Once Again

Henrique Barbosa has decided to switch coaches and returns to Spain to combine forces with coach Fred Vergnoux…

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Brazilian Olympian Dies at the Age of 80

Two time Brazilian Olympian Haroldo Lara de Melo passed away on Sunday…

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Bruno Fratus Impresses Again in Sprints in Senior Champs Morning Session

Brazilian sprinter Bruno Fratus (above) was a 21.45 in the 50 free at the Brazilian Senior Champs on Saturday morning. Cesar Cielo scratched the race.

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Cunha, Cielo, Santana earn nominations for Brazil Olympic Awards

The Olympic Committee of Brazil held its annual Brazil Olympic Awards this week, and several swimmers earned nominations for the event’s top awards.

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Brazil’s Etiene Medeiros Breaks 50 Backstroke World Record in Doha

Brazil’s Etiene Medeiros lived up to the foreshadowing with a World record in the women’s 50 backstroke.

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RACE VIDEO: Felipe Ribeiro de Souza Breaks Brazilian Age Record in 100 Free

Watch as Felipe Ribeiro de Souza breaks another Brazilian age record in the 100 free.


Brazil announces criteria for Junior Worlds in 2015

The Brazilian swimming federation has announced the criteria it will use to select swimmers for the 2015 Junior World Championships in Singapore.

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Brazil Takes More Lenient Stance on Worlds, Olympic Qualifying for 2015, 2016

Time standards won’t matter much to Cesar Cielo and the deep Brazilian sprint group, but many swimmers will find an easier path to Kazan and Rio than they’ve had at past meets.

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7-Time NCAA All-American Silva Suspended Two Years For Doping Test in Brazil

Brazilian Evandro Vinicius Silva, who raced for two years in the NCAA, has been suspended after a positive doping test in his native Brazil.

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Open Water Star Poliana Okimoto Named Brazil’s Female Athlete of the Year

Poliana Okimoto, Aldo Rebelo, and Jorge Zarif pose after Okimoto and Zarif were awarded female and male athletes of the year on Tuesday by the Brazilian Olympic Committee.

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