70 people were injured by a piranha attack in the waters scheduled to host an Open Water Grand Prix stop in just 26 days.
Cesar Cielo will now be swimming at the Kino Aquatic Center under Mesa Aquatics’ new post-grad training group.
After an incredible season worldwide, Poliana Okimoto needed to step up to take this award, and she certainly did.
The new Olympic Aquatics Center, which will be in the shadow of the Maracana soccer stadium, will cost $218 million and be a temporary venue.
After four days of competition in Porto Alegre at the Brazilian Senior Open National Championships Etiene Pieres Medeiros walked away as the top female performer at both the Senior and Open Championships.
Thiago Simon had the swim of his life tonight at the Brazilian Open National Championships as he not only improved over a second on his best 200 IM time, but he also got his hand on the wall before his hero Olympic champion Thiago Pereira.
Matheus Santana is marching closer-and-closer to the 49-second barrier in his 100 long course freestyle.
There is great excitement for the Paraguayan swimming community as their first FINA approved Olympic sized competition pool is now open and currently hosting the Paraguayan National Championships.
Seen above at the USA Swimming Winter Junior Nationals, Dylan Carter’s momentum carried him through to a national meet back home in Trinidad & Tobago.
On the second day of the Brazilian National Championships both Leonardo de Deus and Daynara de Paula put up times that were under the Brazilian Pan Pacific cuts
Nicholas Santos won the men’s 50 butterfly by over a second posting a time of 22.95 breaking his own championships record of 23.10, which he set last 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.
Brazil’s Tatiana Lemos will retire after this week’s Brazilian Open Championships.
Video courtesy of Swim It up!
The legendary backstroker will be back in competition at an open water event in Brazil.