Brazil’s CBDA, the national governing body for aquatic sports in the nation, has elected a new president: Miguel Cagnoni, who ran under the platform of “innovation and transparency.”
The CBDA, Brazil’s national governing body for swimming and aquatic spots, has announced its electoral timeline, which will lead up to a June 9 Elective General Meeting to determine the future leadership of the federation.
Cesar Cielo was one of 16 swimmers named to Brazil’s roster for the 2017 World Championships in Budapest.
Nicholas Santos swam the fastest textile 50 fly in history with a time of 22.61.
Marcelo Chierighini moved into a World Championship position with a 48.46 in the men’s 100 free 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.
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.
After popping a 59.32 100 breast prelim, Felipe Lima tops the Brazilian FINA point rankings after day 1 of Maria Lenk.
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.
Almeida picked up another gold medal in tonight’s 400 meter IM final, winning the race in a blazing 4:12.49.
Auburn-based sprint standouts Bruno Fratus and Marcelo Chierighini, who train with the Tigers’ post grad group, will be racing in the sprint freestyles.
Pedro Spajari won a close battle in the Junior-2 boys 100 free, touching in 49.61 over Felipe Ribeiro de Souza (49.76).
Brazil has released its 16-deep roster for the 2016 Short Course World Championships, highlighted by Rio Olympic finalists Felipe Franca and Etiene Medeiros.
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…
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…