Le Brésil a largement dominé les compétitions, enlevant huit courses individuelles masculines et huit courses féminines, soit la moitié des épreuves, ainsi que les relais.
Brazilian Etiene Medeiros (above) also broke 2 Meet Records, winning both the 50 and 100 butterflies.
After winning Brazil’s first-ever long course world championships title, Brazilian backstroker Etiene Medeiros is our 2017 South American Female Swimmer of the Year.
2017 FINA WORLD CUP – TOKYO Martedì 14 novembre – mercoledì 15 novembre 2017 Tokyo, Giappone Centro internazionale di nuoto…
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.
Check out all the records broken at the 2017 FINA World Championships.
Cesar Cielo went 21.96 in the 50 free on the final night of the Jose Finkel Trophy.
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.
Brazil’s winter-ending National Championship meet the Jose Finkel Trophy will feature most of their World Championship team members.
Our last poll asked readers to weigh in on which 2009 world record was most likely to finally fall in Budapest. Always on the money, SwimSwam voters correctly predicted the two records that actually did fall, with 45% of votes going to the women’s 50 free and almost 39% to the women’s 100 back.
We’ve already noted Brazil’s run of successes in the shortest events; that will continue tomorrow with two men in the final of the shortest event on the Worlds schedule.
Kierra Smith qualified for the 200m breast final in Budapest.