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Brazil Sets Roster For South American Championships

Junior world record holder Brandonn Almeida is among Brazil’s list of competitors for the 2016 South American Championships

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Guilherme Guido Takes Down His Own 100 Back South American Record

Guilherme Guido set a new South American and Brazilian record in the 100 backstroke, lowering his own mark to 53.09.

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USA, Italy and Brazil set lineups for Raia Rapida sprint showdown

Anthony Ervin is back to head the U.S. roster at Brazil’s made-for-TV Raia Rapida sprint format meet.

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De Deus breaks another South American record on day 5 of Maria Lenk Trophy

Leonardo de Deus kept right on charging through day 5 of Brazil’s national championships, the Maria Lenk Trophy. The dimunitive distance man broke the South American 400 free record a day after doing the same in the 200 fly.

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2 New Qualifications for Junior Worlds at Maria Lenk Day 6 prelims

Nicholas Santos will challenge Cesar Cielo for the 50 fly title in tonight’s final on Day 6 of Maria Lenk.

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Simon Knocks Off Pereira At The Brazilian Open Champs

Thiago Simon had the swim of his life tonight at the Brazilian Open National Championships as he not only improved over a second on his best 200 IM time, but he also got his hand on the wall before his hero Olympic champion Thiago Pereira.

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Brazil Unveils Junior-Heavy Team For 2014 Australian Aquatic Super Series

Double Worlds bronze medalist Thiago Pereira will be a part
of the Brazilian roster for the 2014 BHP Billiton Aquatic Super
Series.

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Australians Take 2013 Raia Rapida

The 2013 Raia Rapida competition saw teams from Brazil, Australia, France and the United States pitted against each other in…

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Raia Rapida Picks: An International Selection Panel Weighs In

Eugene Godsoe and the Americans won the Raia Rapida in 2012, and since then Godsoe has gotten very, very fast.

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Raia Rapida Moved to Botafogo Water Park; Brazilian Team Announced

Nicholas Santos will swim Brazil’s butterfly leg, with a relatively new face anchoring them.

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Latin America Report: Days 7-8 Bring Cielo Gold, Second Pereira Medal

Cesar Cielo put up the top textile performance of all time to win the men’s 50 freestyle (Photo Credit: Victor Puig).

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Cesar Cielo Only in 50 Free; Pereiera Swimming 400 IM as Brazilians Finalize Worlds Roster

Cesar Cielo has not been invited to Barcelona as part of the 400 free relay or the 50 fly, and Pereira hasn’t quite given up on the IM yet. (Photo: Satiro Sodre/SSPress)

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Joao Gomes Wins Tight 100 Breaststroke on Day 4 of Maria Lenk

Joao Gomes Junior won a tight battle with Felipe Lima in the men’s 100 breaststroke (Photo: Satiro Sodre/SSPress)

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Brazil Taking Large, But Relatively Weak, Roster to Short Course Worlds

The Brazilians are sending a very watered-down roster to this winter’s Short Course World Championships in Istanbul, Turkey. Though the…

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Americans Top Aussies in Brazilian “Fast Lane” Final

Josh Schneider overtook James Magnussen in the medley relay final to win $25,000 for the Americans. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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