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Cielo Hits 21.9 50 Free To Close Out Jose Finkel Trophy

Cesar Cielo went 21.96 in the 50 free on the final night of the Jose Finkel Trophy.

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Nicholas Santos Rockets To Another Sub-23 50 Fly In Brazil

Nicholas Santos won the 50 fly in a time of 22.97 on night 4 of the Jose Finkel Trophy.

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Oliveira Stamps Authority On Comeback With 100 Free Win At Jose Finkel

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.

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Close Races Highlight Opening Night of Jose Finkel Trophy

Vinicius Lanza won the men’s 100 fly on the opening night of the Jose Finkel Trophy in Brazil.

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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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