10 from Brazil’s Olympic Roster to Train at High Altitude in Flagstaff

Some of Brazil’s top swimmers will be heading to Flagstaff, Arizona for a training camp at altitude in preparation for the upcoming Rio Olympic Games.

Among the 10 athletes who will be training in Flagstaff are Olympic silver medalist Thiago Pereira, South American record holder Guilherme Guido, and 3-time Olympian Joanna Maranhao.

The camp will run from May 9th to the 29th.


Joao Gomes Jr – ECP / SP
Guilherme Guido – ECP / SP
Tales Cerdeira – UNISANTA / SP
Henrique Rodrigues – ECP / SP
Thiago Pereira – MTC / MG
Larissa Oliveira – ECP / SP
Joanna Maranhao – ECP / SP
Kaio Márcio Almeida – MTC / MG
Marcos Macedo – MTC / MG
Manuella Lyrio – ECP / SP

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About Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon studied sociology at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, graduating in May of 2018. He began swimming on a club team in first grade and swam four years for Wesleyan.

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