Thiago Pereira prepares for the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships in Australia. Check out a full photo vault of Team Brazil here.
The Cal women will be battling among themselves in the backstroke races for spots in finals, but they’ll have to deal with a bigger threat from the Australians in the evening.
Cal Golden Bear Anthony Ervin had the fastest morning swim in the 100 free, though it took as much to even get him into the final.
Corinthians’ Felipe Franca was the headliner of the first day, jumping to 3rd overall in our 2014 World Ranks by winning the 50 breaststroke in 27.27.
The 20-year-old Sjostrom went 1:55.04 to win the women’s 200 free, improving her already-world leading time by a half second and taking another two tenths off her Swedish record in the race.
Brazil took the lead in the pool on day one of the South American Games in Santiago, Chile
After four days of competition in Porto Alegre at the Brazilian Senior Open National Championships Etiene Pieres Medeiros walked away as the top female performer at both the Senior and Open Championships.
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.
Nicholas Santos won the men’s 50 butterfly by over a second posting a time of 22.95 breaking his own championships record of 23.10, which he set last year.
On the final session of the Mare Nostrum Tour in Canet Jeanette Ottesen Gray swam a blazing 25.56 to win…
Joao Gomes Junior won a tight battle with Felipe Lima in the men’s 100 breaststroke (Photo: Satiro Sodre/SSPress)
NCAA Champion Joao de Lucca will hope for at best a relay swim in the 200 free after failing to gain a club affiliation in time for the 2013 Maria Lenk Trophy. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The Brazilians are sending a very watered-down roster to this winter’s Short Course World Championships in Istanbul, Turkey. Though the…
Kaio Almeida won a great battle with Thiago Pereira on Thursday evening in Sao Paulo. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPIctures.com)