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Cielo Adds 100 Free Title to Close SA Champs

Brazil’s Cesar Cielo tacked a 100 free title onto his earlier wins in the 50 free and fly on the final day of the South American Championships. ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com

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Cielo Goes Sub-22 in 50 Free at SA Championships

Cielo looked spectacular in the 50 free, and Thiago Pereira’s new IM strategy is paying-off big time early.

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Cielo Scratches 50 Free Final, Citing Fatigue, after 21.97 in Evening Prelims

in the second set of events at the 2011 Brazilian Senior/Open Winter Championships, swum in a 50-meter pool, Cesar Cielo…

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2011 Pan Ams Day 2 Finals Preview: Liz Pelton Seeks to Lower Meet Record (Live Video Link)

American Liz Pelton wow’ed the crowd in the day 2 prelims session from Guadalajara, Mexico when she broke the 3rd-oldest Games…

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In Briefs: Brazil Drops Macedo, Adds Dos Santos to Pan Ams Squad

Brazil has added Nicholas Dos Santos to the roster for the 2011 Pan American Games, which begin in just under…

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Plenty of Controversy, Joao Gomes' Top-20 Breaststroke Time Highlight First Two Days of Competition

Days 1 and 2 of the 2011 Jose Finkel Trophy, Brazil’s Winter National Championship meet, took place today in Belo Horizonte…

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Brazil Announces Full 2011 Pan American Games Roster

As their Winter National Championship, the Jose Finkel Trophy, gets underway, Brazil has announced their squad for the 2011 Pan…

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Brazilian Jose Finkel Trophy Preview: Brazilian Olympic Standards Announced; Dekker/Belmonte/Bal Make Appearances; PRO16 Adds Two More

Brazil’s National Championship meets receive amongst the most fanfare of any in the world, and with that we head into…

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Cracking the Shanghai Relays: Men's 400 Free

With all of the predicting done, we’ve still got almost a week before the actual swimming begins in Shanghai. In that…

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CBDA Announces Brazilian World Championship Roster

Nearly simultaneously with Swimming South Africa’s announcement of their World Championship Roster, the Brazilian Swimming Federation (CBDA) has announced their…

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Molina Holds Off Coventry in 100 Back, Mellouli & Coventry Take Home Swimmer of the Meet Awards

The final day of competition at the 2011 Maria Lenk Trophy was full of finals, and handed out the most…

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Soni-Hardy Round 2 Produces Another World-Best Time

In the 100 breaststroke final on day 4, Rebecca Soni won that race handily in a world-best time. Today’s 50,…

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Kaio Almeida Swims 3rd-Ranked 200 Fly Time at Maria Lenk Day 5

Day 5 (finals session 4) at the Julio DelMare Aquatics Complex in Rio de Janiero saw a few finals, but…

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Pereira Emerges as Star of Maria Lenk Trophy on Day 3 Finals

Although the weather failed to warmup any today (still low 70’s and very windy for the outdoor meet), the swimming…

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Cielo Leads Off Relay in 21.73, Coventry Posts Big 200 Back on Day 2 at Maria Lenk

Day 1 at the Maria Lenk Trophy-Brazilian National Championships was an solid day of racing, with a mixture of winning…

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