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.
Ryan Held will swim the 100 free on day 4 of the World University Games in Taipei.
Nicholas Santos won the 50 fly in a time of 22.97 on night 4 of the Jose Finkel Trophy.
Less than six months after surgery, Larissa Oliveira had a dominant win in the women’s 100 free at the Jose Finkel Trophy in Brazil.
Vinicius Lanza won the men’s 100 fly on the opening night of the Jose Finkel Trophy in Brazil.
Nicholas Santos swam the fastest textile 50 fly in history with a time of 22.61.
Two South American Records fell on day 3 of the Maria Lenk Trophy, along with numerous swims moving into the top 10 in the world for 2016-17.
Joanna Maranhao lowered the Brazilian 400 free record in a time of 4:09.41 on day 1 of the Maria Lenk Trophy.
20 year old Viviane Jungblut was the star of the fifth evening of the Jose Finkel Trophy taking the women’s 400 freestyle in a South American record time of 4:03.68…
Felipe Franca was one of the South American swimmers to post a national record today to thunderous applause from the Brazilian audience.
The day has finally arrived, the 2016 Olympic Games will commence in the pool, beginning a week-long mix of triumph and heartbreak depicting the raw emotion of sport displayed exclusively at the Olympics.
Two Brazilians seeded out of the top 16 advanced to the women’s 100 butterfly semi-finals tonight.
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Among the day’s highlights were 5 men going under the FINA ‘A” time in the 100 breaststroke final, led by Joao Gomes Jr.