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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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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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Thiago Simon Becomes 4th Brazilian Under 2 Minutes In 200 IM

Thiago Simon became the 4th Brazilian ever under the 2:00 mark in the 200 IM with his time of 1:59.49 on day 2 at the Maria Lenk Trophy.

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Brazilian World Championship Tracker: Top Swims Through Day 1

After popping a 59.32 100 breast prelim, Felipe Lima tops the Brazilian FINA point rankings after day 1 of Maria Lenk.

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Almeida Sets South American Record in 400 Free to Close Brazil Open

Continuing his impressive run at these 2016 Brazilian Championships, Brazilian Olympian Brandonn Almeida won his 4th gold of the meet with a new South American Record of 3:49.46 in the 400 free.

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Almeida Blasts 4:12 LCM 400 IM on Day 2 of Brazil Open

Almeida picked up another gold medal in tonight’s 400 meter IM final, winning the race in a blazing 4:12.49.

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2016 Brazilian Open Preview: Several Olympians Set to Battle This Week

Auburn-based sprint standouts Bruno Fratus and Marcelo Chierighini, who train with the Tigers’ post grad group, will be racing in the sprint freestyles.

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Heitmann, Rodrigues Cap Julio de Lamare Trophy With 3 Wins Each

Pedro Spajari won a close battle in the Junior-2 boys 100 free, touching in 49.61 over Felipe Ribeiro de Souza (49.76).

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Brazil Announces 2016 Short Course World Championships Roster

Brazil has released its 16-deep roster for the 2016 Short Course World Championships, highlighted by Rio Olympic finalists Felipe Franca and Etiene Medeiros.

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Pinheiros Take Their 12th Title at the Jose Finkel Trophy

At the conclusion of the 45th edition of the Jose Finkel Trophy the Pinheiros walked away with their 12th title in the club’s history…

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Jungblut Breaks South American Record in the Women’s 400 Freestyle

20 year old Viviane Jungblut was the star of the fifth evening of the Jose Finkel Trophy taking the women’s 400 freestyle in a South American record time of 4:03.68…

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Valente Sets New South American Mark in the Men’s 800 Freestyle

Miguel Valente won the men’s 800 freestyle at the Jose Finkel Trophy in a new South American record time of 7:42.79…

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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day Five Prelims Live Recap

Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte could possibly be setting up their last Olympic showdown of all time in this event. Phelps is the top seed, the three-time defending Olympic champ, Lochte the world record holder, and they’re not alone in the competition.

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