Correios, the Brazilian postal service, has renewed its sponsorship deal with the Brazilian swimming federation, but at a lower price than the previous deal.
Rafael Dávila, who represents Venezuela internationally but trains in British Columbia, Canada, has given a verbal commitment to the University of South Carolina for 2017-18.
2016 Olympian Brandonn Almeida, from Sao Paolo, Brazil, has verbally committed to swim for the University of South Carolina in 2017-18.
Brazil has released its 16-deep roster for the 2016 Short Course World Championships, highlighted by Rio Olympic finalists Felipe Franca and Etiene Medeiros.
The 2016 Jose Finkel Trophy, Brazil’s 2016 Short Course Worlds qualifier, starts up tomorrow, and the heat sheets are live.
With the Rio Olympics just wrapped up and the Rio Paralympics just about to open, Brazil is already preparing for its next major swimming event – the Jose Finkel Trophy.
Follow the 2016 Brazilian Olympic roster during their road to Rio!
The men’s 100 breast duo of Felipe Silva and Joao Gomes, who both could battle for a podium finish in Rio, got in a practice run at this meet. Silva worked on his back half speed in the race, charging to a quick 59.90.
Sean Grieshop set a Junior World Record in the 400 IM this morning, going 4:14.00 to take down Brazil’s Brandonn Almeida’s 4:14.07.
Leonardo de Deus (above) is one of 7 confirmed Brazilian Olympians who will travel to race in Santa Clara in June.
Thiago Pereira officially booked his ticket to the Olympics tonight in the 200 IM.
There were only three events on Day 3 of the Maria Lenky Trophy, but the action was just as intense. In the end, two newly minted FINA ‘A’ Olympic qualification standards and a fresh set of records were achieved.
Among the day’s highlights were 5 men going under the FINA ‘A” time in the 100 breaststroke final, led by Joao Gomes Jr.
2016 MARIA LENK TROPHY OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS Friday, April 15th – Wednesday, April 20th Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil…