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Leonardo de Deus puts up world’s fastest 200 fly time on Day 4 of Maria Lenk

The fourth day of Brazil’s long course nationals, called the Maria Lenk Trophy, saw Leonardo de Deus power away with the 200 fly in the world’s fastest time of 2015.

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Felipe Franca hits two top-10 world times at Brazilian regional meet

Brazilian breaststroker Felipe Franca is finding his speed early, hitting two top-10-ranked times in our world rankings at a regional meet leading up to the country’s national championships next month.

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Brazilian National Team to Attend Golden Tour in Marseille

17 members of the Brazilian National Team will be competing at the Golden Tour in Marseille…

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RACE VIDEO: Watch Brazil Break the Medley Relay World Record

Race Video is courtesy of Universal Sports Network, a SwimSwam partner.

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Brazil breaks men’s 4×50 medley relay World Record as 6 teams shatter old mark

After Russia reset the men’s 4×50 medley relay World Record in prelims, no less than 6 teams crushed the mark in finals, led by world champs and new record-holders Brazil.

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Brazil Takes Top Spot At The 2014 South American Swimming Championships

Brazil topped both the medal and point standings at the 2014 South American Swimming Championships…

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Two wins for Paraguay’s Hockin to open up South American Championships

Paraguay’s Olympic flag-bearer Benjamin Hockin Brusquetti picked up a pair of wins on the first day of the South American Championships.

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RACE VIDEOS: All finals from the Raia Rapida Fast Lane showdown in Rio

Race videos have surfaced from the Raia Rapida format meet held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In the above video,…

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Brazilians Dominate, Break South American Record in 200 Medley Relay

The Brazilians dominated the 2014 Raia Rapida meet, winning 3 of 5 events and placing runner-up in another.

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PHOTO VAULT: Raia Rapida Press Conferences in Rio de Janeiro

The Botafogo Pool will play host to the 2014 Raia Rapida meet.

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One more win for Heemskerk powers Fiat/Minas to Jose Finkel team trophy

Femke Heemskerk and Cesar Cielo each won one more event each on the final day of competition to power Fiat/Minas to the team title at Brazil’s Jose Finkel Trophy.

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More gold for Etiene Medeiros on night 4 of Jose Finkel Trophy, Franca wins 100 breast handily

Etiene Medeiros won her third event of the meet and made her fourth Worlds cut with a new South American record in the 50 back.

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Finkel day 4 prelims: Felipe Franca breaks South American record, qualifies for Worlds in two events at once

Felipe Franca of Corinthians had himself a great 100 breaststroke on Thursday morning, breaking a continental record while qualifying for Worlds in two events with his one race.

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Thiago Simon, Julia Sebastian set South American breaststroke records on day 2 of Jose Finkel Trophy

South American records went down in both 200 breaststrokes on the second day of the Jose Finkel Trophy in Brazil.

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Anthony Ervin to Anchor U.S. at September 14th “Raia Rapida” Series in Brazil

American Anthony Ervin will anchor the U.S. team against Brazil, Australia, and South Africa at the mid-September Raia Rapida meet.

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