Joanna Maranhao

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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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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Brazilian ‘Old Guys’ Finally Get Their Relay Medal

2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS – Day 1, South American Recap Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th Budapest, Hungary…

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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th Budapest, Hungary LCM (50m) Full Competition Schedule Meet…

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Follow the 2017 Brazilian World Championship Team on Social Media

Get to know the members of the Brazilian team competing at the upcoming 2017 World Championships. The meet will be…

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Larissa Oliveira Wins 3 Events in Return From Gruesome Injury

Brazilian Olympian Larissa Oliveira won 3 races over the weekend in her first race back from a car crash that resulted…

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Brazilian Distance Powerhouses Making Noise With National Records

The Paulista Championships are going on this weekend in Santos, Brazil and distance powerhouses are breaking records. Brazilian 18-year old…

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Michael Chadwick Pops 48.6 100 Free PB In Charlotte

Michael Chadwick exploded for a 48.6 PB at the Charlotte Ultraswim.

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Irie, Maranhao & McHugh Double Up On 2nd Night Of Charlotte Ultraswim

Ryosuke Irie was one of three swimmers to win two events on the 2nd night of the Charlotte Ultraswim.

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16-Year-Old Delfina Pignatiello Breaks Argentine 400 Free Record

Argentina’s Delfina Pignatiello broke the national record in the 400 freestyle in a time of 4:09.97.

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Brazil Names 16 To World Championship Team, Including Cielo

Cesar Cielo was one of 16 swimmers named to Brazil’s roster for the 2017 World Championships in Budapest.

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Nicholas Santos Becomes 2nd Fastest Performer Ever With 22.61 50 Fly

Nicholas Santos swam the fastest textile 50 fly in history with a time of 22.61.

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Chierighini Moves Into Worlds Position With 48.4 100 FR At Maria Lenk

Marcelo Chierighini moved into a World Championship position with a 48.46 in the men’s 100 free on day 2 of Maria Lenk.

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2017 Maria Lenk Trophy: Day 3 Photo Vault

Check out some of the best photos from day 3 at the Maria Lenk Trophy. Photos courtesy of Satiro Sodre.

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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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