Brazil has released its 16-deep roster for the 2016 Short Course World Championships, highlighted by Rio Olympic finalists Felipe Franca and Etiene Medeiros.
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…
2016 JOSE FINKEL TROPHY September 12th-17th, 2016 Clube Internacional de Regatas, Santos, Brazil Brazilian short course meters championship meet World…
2016 Jose Finkel Trophy September 12th-17th, 2016 Clube Internacional de Regatas, Santos, Brazil Brazilian short course meters championship meet World…
The 2016 Jose Finkel Trophy, Brazil’s 2016 Short Course Worlds qualifier, starts up tomorrow, and the heat sheets are live.
With the Rio Olympics just wrapped up and the Rio Paralympics just about to open, Brazil is already preparing for its next major swimming event – the Jose Finkel Trophy.
Pernille Blume of Denmark held on to her top seeds from both the prelims and semifinals in order to claim her first Olympic gold medal, closing fast to touch in at a time of 24.07.
In the men’s race, it’s the last farewell to Phelps who will be fighting alongside his American teammates to take down the British in an event they have never lost at the Olympic Games
Team Brazil comes away from this Olympic Games medal-less, only the second host nation to do so in swimming in this century besides Greece from 2004.
Michael Phelps will go for one last gold medal tonight in his final career Olympic appearance in the men’s 400 medley relay.
Etiene Medeiros (left) is Brazil’s last individual hope for the podium in pool swimming.
Cate and Bronte Campbell of Australia will get the chance to redeem themselves in the 50m freestyle today after both failing to make the podium in the 100 last night.
Katie Ledecky will look for her second straight 800 free Olympic title tonight.
Thanks to photographer Simone Castrovillari for these Olympic swimming photos.
2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro Prelims – 9:00 a.m/12:00 p.m…