Freestyler Kiera Janzen is a big part of a hard-hitting senior class for the Golden Gophers, who look for a third-straight top-10 finish in 2014-2015.
Femke Heemskerk and Cesar Cielo each won one more event each on the final day of competition to power Fiat/Minas to the team title at Brazil’s Jose Finkel Trophy.
Daiya Seto and Kosuke Hagino swept the top two spots in the 200 IM, with Hagino breaking his own national and continental records.
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Courtney Bartholomew is now a junior, a part of a rising young nucleus that has Virginia fighting for a top 10 finish.
Femke Heemskerk broke the Netherlands’ national 200 IM record, then came back to power her 4×100 free relay to victory on night 5 in Brazil.
Miki Uchida was the star of Japan’s Intercollegiate Championships today, breaking a national record in the 50 free that was nearly as old as she is.
Australia’s Melanie Schlanger and the U.S.A.’s Nathan Adrian put their sprinting skills on display in Singapore and were handily rewarded for it, to the tune of $20,000.
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Etiene Medeiros won her third event of the meet and made her fourth Worlds cut with a new South American record in the 50 back.
Finkel day 4 prelims: Felipe Franca breaks South American record, qualifies for Worlds in two events at once
Felipe Franca of Corinthians had himself a great 100 breaststroke on Thursday morning, breaking a continental record while qualifying for Worlds in two events with his one race.
Cesar Cielo won the 50 on day 3, though a bad turn left him slower than his preliminary time.
Cesar Cielo put up a lightning-quick relay split on day 1 of the Jose Finkel trophy, and at prelims of day 3, he followed it up with the world’s fastest 50 free of 2014.
Glenn Snyders stayed on a roll on the second day of New Zealand’s Short Course Nationals, breaking his second national record in as many days.
Thiago Simon, Julia Sebastian set South American breaststroke records on day 2 of Jose Finkel Trophy
South American records went down in both 200 breaststrokes on the second day of the Jose Finkel Trophy in Brazil.
16-year-old Becca Mann had the fastest overall female time. Noted US Olympian and World Record-holder Aaron Peirsol also tried his hand in the open water, finishing second in his age group.