Argentinian swimmers are still out of the water, at least for a few more days, following the latest announcement issued by the nation’s sports authorities.
The World Anti-Doping Agency has updated its athlete Q&A section to address issues regarding testing during the coronavirus pandemic.
Brazilian sprint freestyle ace Fratus has been able to get wet once again at his home pool of Coral Springs Swim Club in Florida.
“We have never stalled for 8 weeks,” national swimming head coach Gustavo Roldan said. “It is the only sport that cannot adapt to another setting.”
The announcement comes after FINA previously postponed the FINA World Aquatics Championships from 2021 to 2022 to avoid an Olympic conflict.
Loads of big names are included in this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines, including Michael Phelps, Rikako Ikee, and Trinidad & Tobago Olympian George Bovell.
Nunes, who suffered from terminal Alzheimer’s disease, also initially tested positive for COVID-19 before a second test came back negative.
During a recent interview, Bruno Fratus of Brazil stated that Cesar Cielo’s longstanding freestyle world records will fall before the 2021 Olympic Games.
Pereira tested positive at the 2019 Parapan American Games where she won medals in both the 50 and 100 meter freestyles.
Another prestigious international event has fallen off the calendar due to the coronavirus pandemic: the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games.
Lenhardt, Fratus’ wife, plays a crucial role in supporting the Brazilian sprint star, including in the lead-up to the 2017 World Championships in Budapest.
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Though you may be more familiar with his recent work (back-to-back 50 free silvers at world champs), Fratus has been in the swimming game for a long time
The group included reigning Pan-American marathon swimming champion Esteban Enderica, along with teammates David Farinango and David Castro.
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