The professional swimmers union GAPS, created by Katinka Hosszu, has added 8 new members.
Bruno Fratus, Etiene Medeiros and Joao Gomes, Jr each won their respective strokes as Brazil earned the Raia Rapida title for the fourth-consecutive year.
The four teams for Brazil’s 2017 Raia Rapida (translates to “Fast Lane”) sprint meet have been confirmed: the host nation, the United States, Italy and Argentina. And for the first time, the meet will feature both men and women – two swimmers of each gender per team.
We’re less than a month away from Brazil’s annual sprint format showdown meet, and Bruno Fratus has already been named as one of the four members of a home team looking to win its third consecutive title.
Brazil’s winter-ending National Championship meet the Jose Finkel Trophy will feature most of their World Championship team members.
Caeleb Dressel goes for the finals double tonight in the 50 free and 100 fly.
Watch the fastest textile 50m freestyle in history, Caeleb Dressel’s gold-medal performance in Budapest.
On the front end of his day 7 double, American sprint star Caeleb Dressel ripped a new American Record yet again in the finals of the men’s 50 free.
Bruno Fratus took home the silver medal in the men’s 50 free, keeping Brazil’s 50-meter prowess alive and nabbing the nation’s fifth medal of the 2017 World Championships.
It’s the second to last day at the 2017 FINA World Swimming Championships, but it could also be called the…
Day 7 finals will feature the showdown between Joseph Schooling and Caeleb Dressel in the men’s 100 fly.
We’ve already noted Brazil’s run of successes in the shortest events; that will continue tomorrow with two men in the final of the shortest event on the Worlds schedule.
Olympic champ Ryan Murphy (USA) will compete for gold against 100 back World Champion Xu Jiayu (CHN) and fellow Olympic backstroke medalist Evgeny Rylov (RUS).
Caeleb Dressel lowered the American 50 free record down to 21.29.
We love weeks like this – non-stop swimming action. Day 6 at the FINA World Swimming Championships in Budapest, Hungary…