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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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Cielo Passes on 50 Free, Wins 100 Fly Instead on Final Day of Brazilian Trials

It appears as though Brazilian sprinter Cesar Cielo is really taking the butterfly races (and his overall strength and conditioning)…

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Cielo Wins Men's 50 Fly on Day 2 of Brazilian "Trials"

Cesar Cielo was back in the water on day 2 in the ill-named Brazilian “World Championship Trials” with a second…

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Cielo Posts 48.66 On First Day of Brazilian Trials

Special thanks to our Brazlian correspondents Caio Leal and D’Artagnan Dias. Caio writes a great Portugese-Language swimming blog at http://simplesmenteesporte.wordpress.com/….

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