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2016 Swammy Awards: South American Male Swimmer of the Year

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.

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Day 5 Prelims Scratch Report: Belmonte on the Start List for 200 IM

Mireia Belmonte, despite her bronchitis trouble this week, is on the start lists for the 200 IM prelims this morning in Windsor.

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Almeida Sets South American Record in 400 Free to Close Brazil Open

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.

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Almeida Stays Golden with 200 IM Victory on Day 3 of Brazil Open

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.

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Almeida Blasts 4:12 LCM 400 IM on Day 2 of Brazil Open

Almeida picked up another gold medal in tonight’s 400 meter IM final, winning the race in a blazing 4:12.49.

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Almeida Swims Lifetime Best in 200 Back to Start Brazilian Open

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.

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2016 Brazilian Open Preview: Several Olympians Set to Battle This Week

Auburn-based sprint standouts Bruno Fratus and Marcelo Chierighini, who train with the Tigers’ post grad group, will be racing in the sprint freestyles.

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Hungarian Distance Freestyler Tamas Novoszath Verbals to Gamecocks

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.

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Correios Renews Sponsorship of Brazilian Federation, But At Lower Rate

Correios, the Brazilian postal service, has renewed its sponsorship deal with the Brazilian swimming federation, but at a lower price than the previous deal.

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Gamecocks Score Yet Another Int’l Verbal: Venezuela’s Rafael Dávila

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.

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Brazilian Olympian Brandonn Almeida Verbally Commits to South Carolina

2016 Olympian Brandonn Almeida, from Sao Paolo, Brazil, has verbally committed to swim for the University of South Carolina in 2017-18.

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Brazil Announces 2016 Short Course World Championships Roster

Brazil has released its 16-deep roster for the 2016 Short Course World Championships, highlighted by Rio Olympic finalists Felipe Franca and Etiene Medeiros.

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Jose Finkel Heat Sheets, Brazilian SC Worlds Qualification Standards

The 2016 Jose Finkel Trophy, Brazil’s 2016 Short Course Worlds qualifier, starts up tomorrow, and the heat sheets are live.

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Start Lists Live For Brazil’s Jose Finkel Trophy, SC Worlds Qualifier

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.

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Follow the 2016 Brazilian Olympic Team on Twitter, Instagram

Follow the 2016 Brazilian Olympic roster during their road to Rio!

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