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Brazil’s Jose Finkel Trophy Begins on Tuesday in Santos

Brazil’s winter-ending National Championship meet the Jose Finkel Trophy will feature most of their World Championship team members.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 45% Predicted 50 Free World Record

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.

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South America: Fratus & Cielo Stack 50 Free Final

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.

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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

The USA’s Chase Kalisz has a chance to win the first individual gold of this meet for the American men in tonight’s 200 IM final.

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A Cultural Victory for Brazil’s 1st-Ever Women’s LC Worlds Pool Title

Tonight in Budapest, Etiene Medeiros won both a personal victory and a cultural victory for Brazilian women with the country’s first ever long course swimming title in a women’s event.

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Medeiros Wins Brazil’s First Women’s World Title, Breaks SA Record

Etiene Medeiros became the first female long course world champion for the nation of Brazil while also breaking the South American record in the 50 backstroke.

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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 5 Finals Preview

Nathan Adrian will be going for his first individual world title in the men’s 100 free final.

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Should Nations Like Brazil Focus on Non-Olympic Stroke 50s?

Given Brazil’s medals in the men’s 50 breast and 50 fly, and their likely women’s 50 back medal tomorrow (Etiene Medeiros, pictured above), a question arises. Is it worth it for nations like Brazil to focus on the stroke 50s?

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Medeiros Ties 3rd Fastest Of All-Time, Breaks SA Record In 50 Back

Etiene Medeiros tied the 3rd fastest swim of all-time in the women’s 50 back semi-finals.

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Georgia Davies Lowers Her Own British Record w/ 27.49 50 Back in Semis

26-year-old British swimming veteran Georgia Davies took down her own 3-year-old British record tonight in the 50 back semifinals in Budapest, swimming 27.49.

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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th Budapest, Hungary LCM (50m) Full Competition Schedule Meet…

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China’s Fu Clocks 4th Fastest 50 Back In History To Pace Prelims

China’s Fu posted the 6th fastest swim in history in the women’s 50 back prelims.

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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 4 Prelims Preview

Nathan Adrian will make his individual debut in Budapest at day 4 prelims in the 100 free.

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SA Recap: Gomes & Lima Become 3rd, 4th-Fastest Swimmers All-Time 50Br

Joao Gomes (above) and Felipe Lima became the 3rd and 4th-fastest 50 breast performers in history today, showing that the state of the sport is strong down the line beyond your superstar Peatys and Ledeckys.

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