Cesar Cielo

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Epic Showdowns: 100m Freestyle – London Olympic Games 2012

It was predicted the men’s 100 freestyle final in 2012 could be the race of the Olympics. Australia had high hopes for James Magnusson, but doubts were raised after Nathan Adrian beat Magnusson head-to-head on the opening leg of the 4 x 100 freestyle relay.

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Cesar Cielo Making His Return to Pinheiros under Alberto Pinto

Cesar Cielo is returning to Pinheiros, the club under which he set his still-standing world record.

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Sergio Marques Hired as New Head Coach of Minas Tenis in Brazil

Brazilian superpower club Minas Tenis has hired Sergio Onha Marques as their new head coach according to Globo Sport, where he’ll replace…

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3 Common Freestyle Flip Turn Mistakes

Freestyle Flip Turn Part II: Olympian and The Race Club co-founder, Gary Hall Sr., breaks down “the flip” in the freestyle flip turn.

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Brazilian Stud Sprinter Felipe Ribeiro Considering NCAA Future

One of Brazil’s best young sprinters is considering an NCAA pathway in the next year, according to an interview with…

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Scott Volkers Is Leaving Brazilian Powerhouse Minas Tênis Club

After being left off the Brazilian Olympic coaching roster due to his long-standing abuse allegations, Scott Volkers is leaving the Minas Tênis Club.

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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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Cesar Cielo Scratches Jose Finkel Trophy, Returns to Training

The registration deadline for the Jose Finkel Trophy– which will serve as Team Brazil’s qualifying meet for the 2016 World…

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Euro Recap: Manaudou Set to Join Popov and Hall Jr as a Repeat Champ

After qualifying for the 50 freestyle final with the fastest time in the semis Frenchman Florent Manaudou is aiming to repeat as the Olympic gold medalist in the event…

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Day 6 Prelims Preview: Manaudou’s Time To Shine In Men’s 50 Free

Florent Manaudou finally gets his opportunity to shine individually here in Rio with the men’s 50 free getting underway today.

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South America: Most of Brazil’s Medal Chances Slip Through the Cracks

After a disappointing day for the host country Brazilians, the final hope for a swimming medal seems to lie on Bruno Fratus, who will compete in the men’s 50 free Thursday and (possibly) Friday.

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Watch: Rio 2016 – Emotions (Video)

Watch Rio 2016’s video “Emotions”.

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Rio 2016 Olympic Preview: Manaudou Poised To Repeat In Men’s 50 Free

Florent Manaudou will be the favorite to repeat his gold medal performance in the 50 free at the Rio Olympics.

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Brazil Releases Criteria for World Short Course Championships

The Brazilian Swimming Federation (CBDA) has released its qualification criteria for the 2016 World Short Course Championships, which will be held in Windsor, Canada from December 6th-11th…

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Brett Hawke Selected As Assistant For Brazilian Olympic Team

Auburn coach Brett Hawke has been named an assistant coach for the Brazilian Olympic team, the school announced on Twitter today.

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