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.
Matheus Santana starred on the final two days of Brazilian juniors, swimming the fastest 100 freestyle for any 17-year-old in Brazilian history.
Double Worlds bronze medalist Thiago Pereira will be a part
of the Brazilian roster for the 2014 BHP Billiton Aquatic Super
17-year-old Natalia de Luccas set a new South American record in the 200-meter backstroke at the Brazil Junior Champs
Michael Phelps continued to play it cool on his comeback.
The Carlos Campos Sobrinho Trophy otherwise known as the Brazilian Juvenile Championships went this last weekend with many national records…