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Fratus, Medeiros, Gomes Win As Brazil Wins Fourth-Straight Raia Rapida

Bruno Fratus, Etiene Medeiros and Joao Gomes, Jr each won their respective strokes as Brazil earned the Raia Rapida title for the fourth-consecutive year.

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Oliveira Stamps Authority On Comeback With 100 Free Win At Jose Finkel

Less than six months after surgery, Larissa Oliveira had a dominant win in the women’s 100 free at the Jose Finkel Trophy in Brazil.

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Close Races Highlight Opening Night of Jose Finkel Trophy

Vinicius Lanza won the men’s 100 fly on the opening night of the Jose Finkel Trophy in Brazil.

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South America: Brazil Hits Fastest Medley Relay Since Super-Suits

They weren’t able to pull out another surprise medal, but the Brazilian men’s medley relay did come up with the nation’s fastest time since the end of the super-suit era, going 3:31.53 in the last event of the 2017 World Championships.

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Should Nations Like Brazil Focus on Non-Olympic Stroke 50s?

Given Brazil’s medals in the men’s 50 breast and 50 fly, and their likely women’s 50 back medal tomorrow (Etiene Medeiros, pictured above), a question arises. Is it worth it for nations like Brazil to focus on the stroke 50s?

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2017 World Champs Pick’em Day 4 Update, Presented by TYR

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

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Adam Peaty Puts Up 2nd Swim in History under 26 to Win 50 Breast

Tonight, Great Britain’s 22-year-old breaststroke titan Adam Peaty put up the second-fastest swim in history and only second-ever swim under 26 with 25.99 to defend his 2015 title in the men’s 50 breaststroke.

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Gomes Moves To #2 All-Time In 50 BR, Cracks South American Record

Joao Gomes moved into #2 all-time in the men’s 50 breast with a silver medal winning time of 26.52.

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SA Recap: Gomes & Lima Become 3rd, 4th-Fastest Swimmers All-Time 50Br

Joao Gomes (above) and Felipe Lima became the 3rd and 4th-fastest 50 breast performers in history today, showing that the state of the sport is strong down the line beyond your superstar Peatys and Ledeckys.

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Felipe Lima Moves To #4 All-Time With Semifinal 50 Breast

Brazil’s Felipe Lima moved up to #4 all-time in the men’s 50 breaststroke with a 26.68 in semifinals at the 2017 World Championships.

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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 3 Finals Preview

American Lilly King, the reigning 100m breaststroke Olympic champion, will face rival Yuliya Efimova of Russia in what may be the race of the night.

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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

The heats of the men’s 50 breast, women’s 200 free, men’s 200 fly, and men’s 800 free are on the docket for this morning’s competition on day two in Budapest.

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Adam Peaty Shatters 50 Breast World Record By Three Tenths In 26.10

Adam Peaty obliterated his 50m breaststroke world record in prelims on day 3 in Budapest.

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2017 Worlds Previews: Peaty Teasing 57 Barrier in 100 Breast

Heading into the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest, Great Britain’s Adam Peaty still seems to be head and shoulders above the rest in the men’s 100 breast.

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Kevin Cordes Down U.S. Open Record with 26.8 in 50 Breast Prelims

Kevin Cordes blasted a new U.S. Open Record in heat 6, turning in a 26.86 to lead prelims. That knocked almost a quarter of a second off the former mark, which stood as a 27.10 done by Brendan McHugh at 2014 Nationals.

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