Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace spent 3 years as the fastest 100 yard freestyler in history from 2011 through 2014.
Besides Cielo, Viviane Jungblut was also announced this week to have withdrawn, with both being replaced by the next-best available swimmers.
17-year-old Rafaela Raurich lowered a pair of Brazilian junior national SCM records in the 200 and 400 free.
Brazil has named their roster for the 2018 FINA Open Water World Junior Championships.
Brazil will send 20 swimmers to compete at the 2018 World Military Swimming Championships in Samar, Russia August 16th – 23rd, including 9 Olympians.
The Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association (CIASA) is reportedly coming close to making a new aquatic center happen after years of community lobbying.
Brazilian Olympian Henrique Martins has tested positive for a banned substance, and will present his case at a doping panel hearing in Switzerland, according to Brazilian media.
Brett Hawke will be one of the Brazilian coaches at the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships.
Marmelejo was previously an assistant with the program from 2012-2015.
Andrea Berrino won a pair of events on the final day of the 2018 Argentinian National Championships.
After a tight race in the 50 breaststroke, Breeja Larson was unchallenged in the 200.
Kristel Kobrich beat long-time South American rival Cecilia Biagioli on day 2 of the Argentina National Championships.
Larson beat Argentina’s Macarena Ceballos in the 50 breaststroke, though Ceballos still qualified for the South American Championships.
The 2018 Brazil Trophy 200 fly champion swam through the competition with a virus that caused his hands and feet to blister.
Just 1 year after the Rio-hosted 2016 Olympics, the budget of the Brazilian Confederation of Aquatic Sports (CBDA) has fallen…