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2015 Swammy Awards: Li Zhuhao Wins World Junior Swimmer of the Year

Li Zhuhao had an incredible breakout year, wreaking havoc on the butterfly Junior World Records over the course of 2015.


Brandonn Almeida 400 IM Junior World Record Race Video

Tonight in the 400 IM, he went 4:14.07, dropping 16 seconds from his prelim swim to hit a FINA ‘A’ cut, win the event, and beat his own Junior World Record.

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Photo Vault: Day 1 Of The 2015 Brazil Open

Nicholas Santos swims at Day 1 of the 2015 Brazil Open.

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Brandonn Almeida Lowers His Own 400 IM Junior World Record

Brandonn Almeida set a new Junior World Record of 4:14.07 tonight in the 400 IM at the 2015 Brazil Open.


Brazil Open Day 2 Finals Recap: Almeida Hits JWR, Guido- SA Record

Brandonn Almeida set a Junior World Record in the 400 IM tonight at the Brazil Open. Other highlights include a South American record from Guilherme Guido and two new FINA ‘A’ cuts.

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2015 Swammy Awards: Thiago Pereira, CAC & South American Male SotY

In 2015, Pereira competed at his fourth Pan Ams, taking home 5 total medals and becoming the most decorated athlete in the history of the international sporting event with 23 total medals.

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Brandonn Almeida Breaks 400 IM Record on Day 2 of Julio De Lamare

After a sleepy first day at the 2015 Julio De Lamare trophy in Vitoria, Brazil, the country’s summer Junior National…

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2015 FINA Junior World Championships: Day 6 Finals Live Recap

In the finals of the women’s 200 breast, Turkey’s Viktoria Gunes obliterated the Junior World Record with a 2:19.64, closing in on Rikke Moeller Pedersen’s World Record of 2:19.11.


Grieshop Wins Gold, Fa’amausili Strikes Back to Highlight Day 5 at Junior World Championships

Team USA’s Sean Grieshop blasted the final 50 of the men’s 400 I.M. in 27.94, tearing through his best time to win the event in 4:15.67.


Australia Tops Medals Table for 5th Straight Day at Junior Worlds

While the Russians and Americans have as many medals, 8 golds leaves the team from Australia atop the medals table…


10 Swimmers to Watch, All the links you need for the 2015 Junior World Championships

Hyperathletic Australian youngster Kyle Chalmers leads the sprint freestyles heading into the 2015 Junior World Championships.


Three National Records Downed in 1500 Free at Pan Ams

Ryan Cochrane (CAN) and Andrew Gemmell (USA) cleaned up for a 1-2 finish in the 1500 free, and third went to Brandonn Almeida (BRA)…

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Photo Vault: Toronto 2015 Pan American Games Day Three Finals

All photos are courtesy of Chris Tanouye. To see more of his work visit

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2015 Pan American Games Day 3 Medal Count: U.S. Takes the Lead

Team USA made some major moves in the medal standings, earning 4 golds during day 3 finals.


Almeida Sets New 400 IM Junior World Record

Brazilian Brandonn Almeida posted a time of 4:14.47 setting a new junior world record in the men’s 400 IM…


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