Felipe Lima

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Felipe Lima is a competitive swimmer who represents Brazil internationally. Swimming in his first world championships (scm) in 2006, Lima has been a breaststroking force for over a decade, representing Brazil at a myriad of international competitions across the world.

2007 Pan American Games

Lima Swam at his first Pan American games for Brazil in 2007, which happened to be in Rio de Janeiro, helping Brazil to a silver medal in the 4×100 medley relay.

2011 Pan American Games

At his next Pan Ams, Lima upped the ante, winning a silver medal individually in the 100 breast and helping Brazil to a gold in the 4×100 medley relay.

2012 Olympic Games

In 2012, Lima qualified for his first Olympics in the 100 breaststroke. In London, he qualified for semi finals and placed 13th overall in the 100 breast.

2013 World Championships

At his 3rd long course world championships, Lima won a bronze medal in the 100 breast, going a personal best of 59.65 to touch 3rd overall.

2015 Pan American Games

At the 2015 Pan Ams, Lima not only repeated as the defending 100 breast silver medalist, but also helped Brazil repeat as defending champs in the 4×100 medley relay.

2016 Short Course World Championships

In Windsor, Lima added to his international medal count, scoring bronze in the 50 breast and silver in the mixed 4×50 mixed medley relay.

2018 Short Course World Championships

In Hangzhou, Lima defended his bronze medal in the 50 breast, and earned another bronze to go with it in the 4×50 medley relay.

International Medals

Place Event Year Meet
Bronze 100 Breast 2013 World Championships
Silver 200 Mixed Medley Relay 2016 Short Course World Championships
Bronze 50 Breast 2016 Short Course World Championships
Bronze 50 Breast 2018 Short Course World Championships
Bronze 200 Medley Relay 2018 Short Course World Championships
Silver 400 Medley Relay 2007 Pan American Championships
Gold 400 Medley Relay 2011 Pan American Championships
Silver 100 Breast 2011 Pan American Championships
Gold 400 Medley Relay 2015 Pan American Championships
Silver 100 Breast 2015 Pan American Championships

Best Times

Course Event Time Date Meet
lcm 100 Breast 26.68 07/25/17 2017 World Championships
Budapest, Hungary
lcm 100 Breast 59.48 07/23/17 2017 World Championships
Budapest, Hungary
scm 50 Breast 25.80 12/16/18 2018 Short Course World Championships
Hangzhou, China
Felipe Lima 2017 World Championships Budapest, Hungary (photo: Mike Lewis) Felipe Ribeiro. Campeonato Sul-Americano de Desportos Aquaticos no Campo de Marte. 17 de abril de 2015, Lima, Peru. Foto: Satiro Sodre/SSpress Felipe Lima. Trofeu Maria Lenk. Parque Aquatico Maria Lenk. 04 de Maio de 2017, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil. Foto: Satiro Sodré/SSPress/CBDA Felipe Lima. Trofeu Maria Lenk. Parque Aquatico Maria Lenk. 02 de Maio de 2017, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil. Foto: Satiro Sodré/SSPress/CBDA Felipe Lima, 50 breast prelim, winner heat 7, 013 FINA World Championships (Photo Credit Victor Puig, victor puig.com) Felipe Lima. Trofeu Maria Lenk. Parque Aquatico Maria Lenk. 02 de Maio de 2017, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil. Foto: Satiro Sodré/SSPress/CBDA Felipe Lima. Trofeu Maria Lenk. Parque Aquatico Maria Lenk. 02 de Maio de 2017, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil. Foto: Satiro Sodré/SSPress/CBDA

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