Junior World Record-Holder Matheus Santana discusses first meet in US (Video Interview)

There were big names from big countries this weekend at the Arena Pro Swim Series stop in Charlotte, including large showings from Italy, Canada, and Brazil. Among the big names of Brazil was 19-year-old Matheus Santana, who currently holds the Junior World Record in the 100m freestyle at 48.25.

It was his first ever meet on U.S. soil, as well as his first time in the country, and he spoke with Swimswam* about how he felt his meet went and his first experience in the United States.

*Thiago Pereira (left) was kind enough to aid in translating for Matheus (right)

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6 years ago

Seeing this video, Santana is looking a bit taller than last year(Pereira is 1,86 and Santana was listed as 1,88).

6 years ago

What happened in the dual between him and Dressel?

Reply to  PAC12BACKER
6 years ago

There was none. Both of them obviously are training straight through the meet. Dressel was even wearing a speedo

Reply to  Markster
6 years ago

Maybe in Rio..

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