Felipe Silva

South America: Most of Brazil’s Medal Chances Slip Through the Cracks

After a disappointing day for the host country Brazilians, the final hope for a swimming medal seems to lie on Bruno Fratus, who will compete in the men’s 50 free Thursday and (possibly) Friday.

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Brazil Releases Criteria for World Short Course Championships

The Brazilian Swimming Federation (CBDA) has released its qualification criteria for the 2016 World Short Course Championships, which will be held in Windsor, Canada from December 6th-11th…

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Rio 2016 Olympic Previews: Peaty Smashing Records In Men’s 100 Breast

Great Britain’s Adam Peaty will be chasing Olympic gold after setting the 100 breast World Record with a herculean 57.92 in 2015.

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Felipe Silva Pops 59.90 in 100 Breast at Tune Up Meet in Brazil

The men’s 100 breast duo of Felipe Silva and Joao Gomes, who both could battle for a podium finish in Rio, got in a practice run at this meet. Silva worked on his back half speed in the race, charging to a quick 59.90.

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Wang Lizhuo, One Of Warned Swimmers, Takes 100 Breast JWR & Chinese NR

Wang Lizhuo, one of the swimmers given a warning by the China Anti-Doping Agency earlier this week, broke the 100 breast Chinese National Record and World Junior Record this weekend.

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Five Meet Records Broken on the First Day of Brazilian Championships

Cesar Cielo set one of the five competition records set on the first day of the Brazilian Championships…

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Cielo Not Entered to Swim the Individual 100 Freestyle at Brazilian Nationals

After winning the World Short Course Championships Cesar Cielo is not entered in the individual 100 freestyle at the Brazilian National Championships…

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What’s Next for Brazil After Winning the 2014 World Short Course Championships Medals Table?

Since the inception of the FINA Short Course World Championships in 1993 there have only been two countries other than…

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RACE VIDEO: Felipe Silva wins 50 Breaststroke World Championships scm

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

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Brazil Tops the Medal Standings with Seven Gold

Brazil capped off a tremendous performance at the World Short Course Championships by collecting four gold on the final evening…

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10 Big Things From Day 2 of 2014 Short Course Worlds

Hosszu, Clary, Seto, the Brazilian contingent all made headlines at tonight’s 2014 FINA Short Course World Championships Finals

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Brazil Matches Spain With Three Golds for the Lead in the Medal Standings

Spain and Brazil now top the medal podium with three gold each…

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Short Course World Championships Day One Prelims Live Recap

Chad Le Clos’s battle with the United States’ Tom Shields in the 100 fly will be one of many races to look out for on Day 1 of the Short Course World Championships.

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Berrino Breaks Argentine National Record in the 200 Backstroke

On the second day of the 2014 South American Swimming Championships Andrea Berrino took the 200 backstroke title breaking the…

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2014 Pan Pacific Championships – Day 2 live prelims recap – loaded 100 frees lined up for finals

Nathan Adrian beat defending World Champ James Magnussen for the top seed in the men’s 100 free. Both men were flirting with the 48-second barrier this morning.

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