Felipe Franca

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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Brazil, U.S., South Africa, & Italy Will Face Off in Raia Rápida

The men of Brazil, the United States, Italy, and South Africa will go head-to-head in the Raia Rápida meet in Rio de Janeiro later this month, the final meet in the Olympic pool before it is dissembled.

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Day 8 Relay Lineups: No Major Surprises On Medley Rosters

Cate Campbell has given the freestyle leg on Australia’s medley relay despite fading to 6th in the individual race, getting beaten by her sister Bronte.

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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day Two Finals Live Recap

2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro…

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Juegos Olimpicos Río 2016: Finales día 2

JUEGOS OLÍMPICOS RÍO 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Natación: Agosto 6-13 Estadio Olímpico Acuático, Parque Olímpico de Barra, Río de Janeiro…

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Juegos Olímpicos Río 2016: Finales día 1

JUEGOS OLÍMPICOS RÍO 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Natación: Agost o6-13 Estadio Olímpico Acuático, Parque Olímpico de Barra, Río de…

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South America: Home-Country Brazilians Put Up a Show for Audience

Felipe Franca was one of the South American swimmers to post a national record today to thunderous applause from the Brazilian audience.

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