Part of Brazilian national team heading to Arizona for training trip

14 of Brazil’s top swimming athletes are heading to Flagstaff, Arizona this week for a training camp designed to gear up for the Pan Pacific Championships and Youth Olympic Games.

SporTV reports that the group comprises about half of a split-squad Brazilian national crew, with the other half training in Spain in preparation for the French Open later this week.

The trip to Arizona should provide the team with a new locale to train and bond, and also allows the swimmers to get away from Brazil, which is currently packed with foreigners and tourists as the World Cup continues.

You can read the SporTV coverage in its original Portuguese here.

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