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2017-2018 Men’s NCAA Power Rankings: First Edition

As in previous years, SwimSwam’s Power Rankings are somewhere between the CSCAA-style dual meet rankings and a pure prediction of NCAA finish order….

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Ranking the 2017 Men’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #9-12

Junior world record-breaking IMer Brandonn Almeida is a big international pickup for South Carolina, highlighting a tightly-bunched group of teams ranked 9-12.

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Cielo Hits 21.9 50 Free To Close Out Jose Finkel Trophy

Cesar Cielo went 21.96 in the 50 free on the final night of the Jose Finkel Trophy.

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Nicholas Santos Rockets To Another Sub-23 50 Fly In Brazil

Nicholas Santos won the 50 fly in a time of 22.97 on night 4 of the Jose Finkel Trophy.

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Maranhao, Lanza Storm To 200 IM Victories On Day 2 Of Jose Finkel

Joanna Maranhao was close to her continental 200 IM record on day 2 of the Jose Finkel Trophy.

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Close Races Highlight Opening Night of Jose Finkel Trophy

Vinicius Lanza won the men’s 100 fly on the opening night of the Jose Finkel Trophy in Brazil.

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Duals with Mizzou and Auburn Highlight South Carolina 2017-18 Season

Fynn Minuth is part of the South Carolina distance crew that will grow with an impressive incoming class.

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Follow the 2017 Brazilian World Championship Team on Social Media

Get to know the members of the Brazilian team competing at the upcoming 2017 World Championships. The meet will be…

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2017 Worlds Previews: Kalisz, Seto on Fire in Men’s 400 IM

Team USA’s Chase Kalisz has been on fire this season, and has a serious shot at challenging Japan’s Kosuke Hagino for gold in the 400 IM at the 2017 FINA World Championships.

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Brazil Names 16 To World Championship Team, Including Cielo

Cesar Cielo was one of 16 swimmers named to Brazil’s roster for the 2017 World Championships in Budapest.

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Fratus, Cielo Close Out Maria Lenk Trophy With 21.7 50 Frees

Bruno Fratus and Cesar Cielo both posted 21.7 50 frees on the final day of the Maria Lenk Trophy.

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Nicholas Santos Becomes 2nd Fastest Performer Ever With 22.61 50 Fly

Nicholas Santos swam the fastest textile 50 fly in history with a time of 22.61.

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Chierighini Moves Into Worlds Position With 48.4 100 FR At Maria Lenk

Marcelo Chierighini moved into a World Championship position with a 48.46 in the men’s 100 free on day 2 of Maria Lenk.

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Thiago Simon Becomes 4th Brazilian Under 2 Minutes In 200 IM

Thiago Simon became the 4th Brazilian ever under the 2:00 mark in the 200 IM with his time of 1:59.49 on day 2 at the Maria Lenk Trophy.

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Brazilian World Championship Tracker: Top Swims Through Day 1

After popping a 59.32 100 breast prelim, Felipe Lima tops the Brazilian FINA point rankings after day 1 of Maria Lenk.

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