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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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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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Gomes Moves To #2 All-Time In 50 BR, Cracks South American Record

Joao Gomes moved into #2 all-time in the men’s 50 breast with a silver medal winning time of 26.52.

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Prigoda Downs Russian Record with 26.8 50 Breast

Prigoda has now swum his way onto the top 10 performers of all time list. He sits at 10th with his time from tonight’s semis.

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At 37, Nicholas Santos Becomes the Oldest World Champs Medalist in History

Amid an atmosphere when Brazilian swimmers are being fired from their clubs for being “too old,” Nicholas Santos became the oldest swimmer in history to win a World Championships medal today.

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Maranhao, Conceicao Down South American Records On Day 2 of Maria Lenk

Two South American Records fell on day 3 of the Maria Lenk Trophy, along with numerous swims moving into the top 10 in the world for 2016-17.

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Maranhao Lowers Brazilian 400 Free Record On Day 1 of Maria Lenk

Joanna Maranhao lowered the Brazilian 400 free record in a time of 4:09.41 on day 1 of the Maria Lenk Trophy.

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Nicholas Santos Rocks World-Leading 23.01 50 Fly in Pinheiros Meet

Butterfly standout Nicholas Santos had an explosive performance in the 50 fly, rocketing to the fastest time in the world this year with his 23.01.

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Brazilian Olympian Felipe Franca Joins Unisanta, Wants World Record

Brazilian Olympic swimmer Felipe Franca recently made the decision to join team Unisanta. The South American record holder is the sixth…

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Almeida Blasts 4:12 LCM 400 IM on Day 2 of Brazil Open

Almeida picked up another gold medal in tonight’s 400 meter IM final, winning the race in a blazing 4:12.49.

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Brazil Announces 2016 Short Course World Championships Roster

Brazil has released its 16-deep roster for the 2016 Short Course World Championships, highlighted by Rio Olympic finalists Felipe Franca and Etiene Medeiros.

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Pinheiros Take Their 12th Title at the Jose Finkel Trophy

At the conclusion of the 45th edition of the Jose Finkel Trophy the Pinheiros walked away with their 12th title in the club’s history…

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Valente Sets New South American Mark in the Men’s 800 Freestyle

Miguel Valente won the men’s 800 freestyle at the Jose Finkel Trophy in a new South American record time of 7:42.79…

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Four South American Records Set on Day Two of Jose Finkel Trophy

Thiago Simon broke the short course 200 breaststroke South American record posting a time of 2:02.58…

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