Out of a tight pool of athletes, Felipe Franca Silva’s South American record in the 100 breast tipped him over the edge to win the 2016 Swammy Award for South American Male Swimmer of the Year.
Mireia Belmonte, despite her bronchitis trouble this week, is on the start lists for the 200 IM prelims this morning in Windsor.
Continuing his impressive run at these 2016 Brazilian Championships, Brazilian Olympian Brandonn Almeida won his 4th gold of the meet with a new South American Record of 3:49.46 in the 400 free.
Brazilian Olympian Brandonn Almeida is still nothing but golden through day 3 of the 2016 Brazil Open after tackling the men’s 200 meter IM in day 3 finals.
Almeida picked up another gold medal in tonight’s 400 meter IM final, winning the race in a blazing 4:12.49.
Brandonn Almeida went faster than 2 minutes in the 200 back for the first time in his career on day 1 of the 2016 Brazilian Summer Open Championships.
Auburn-based sprint standouts Bruno Fratus and Marcelo Chierighini, who train with the Tigers’ post grad group, will be racing in the sprint freestyles.
Hungarian distance freestyler Tamas Novoszath, who trains with Fork Union Military Academy in Virginia, has verbally committed to swim at University of South Carolina in 2017-18.
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!