Joanna Maranhao

2015 Toronto Pan Am Games: Day Three Prelims Preview

The women’s 200 free podium from tonight. Silver medalist Emily Overholt (left) is the top seed of the women’s 400 IM tomorrow.

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Felipe Ribeiro breaks Cesar Cielo meet record to close Brazil Winter Champs

Junior sprinter Felipe Ribeiro de Souza continued to shine at Brazil’s Winter Junior and Senior Champs, breaking a meet record set by world record-holder Cesar Cielo on the last day of competition.

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Four Championship Records Fall At Brazilian Winter Championships

The first championship record came in the junior men’s 100m freestyle where Felipe Ribeiro de Souza absolutely demolished his prelim swim with a 49.95.

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Rising sprinter Felipe Ribeiro shines on day 2 of Brazil Winter Champs

The second day of Brazil’s Winter Junior and Senior Champs saw perhaps the next in the long line of elite Brazilian sprinters nab the headlines.

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Felipe Lima’s 27.31 in 50 breast highlights day 7 prelims at Maria Lenk

Felipa Lima put up the world’s 6th-fastest 50 breast time of the year on Saturday morning, the final day of the Maria Lenk Trophy.

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De Deus breaks another South American record on day 5 of Maria Lenk Trophy

Leonardo de Deus kept right on charging through day 5 of Brazil’s national championships, the Maria Lenk Trophy. The dimunitive distance man broke the South American 400 free record a day after doing the same in the 200 fly.

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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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Thiago Pereira wins Maria Lenk 400 IM for 13th-straight year, Fratus beats Cielo on day 3

On day 3 of Brazil’s long course national championships, Thiago Pereira extended a long win streak while Cesar Cielo saw his come to a close.

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18 Brazilian Athletes Post Qualifying Standards for Kazan

In the first of Brazil’s two qualifying meets 18 athletes swam times under the standards needed to attend the World Championships in Kazan…

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Medeiros Posts World’s Top Time in the 50 Backstroke

Etiene Medeiros won the women’s 50 backstroke at the Brazilian National Championships in a time of 27.37…

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Bruno Fratus Swims Lifetime Best in 100 Free; DeDeus Breaks Brazilian Record

Bruno Fratus lifted a little further the hopes of the Brazilian 400 free relay going toward the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

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Two More Brazilians Headed to Kazan After Day 2 of Nationals

Joanna Maranhao, who led the women’s 400m IM field in her finals time of 4:41.00 comfortably cleared the Worlds cut of 4:43.46 at Brazilian Nationals.

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Sebastian Breaks Second Argentine Record on Day 4 of Jose Finkel Trophy

Argentina’s Julia Sebastian broke her second National Record of the meet on Thursday. (Photo: Satiro Sodre/SSPress)

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Jose Finkel Trophy Day Three

The swimming performances suffered on another cold evening (9C or 48F) at the Jose Finkel Trophy… (Photo: Satiro Sodre/SSPress)

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Rodrigues and Pereira Match 1:57’s in 200 IM; Dos Santos Tops Cielo in 50 Fly

Henrique Rodrigues upset Thiago Pereira in the men’s 200 IM, as the pair now ranks 2nd and 3rd in the world in 2013. (Photo:Satiro Sodre/SSPress)

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