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Friis, Paltrinieri Scratch 400m Free on Day 1 of 2015 World Champs

Lotte Friis has one fewer event at the 2015 FINA World Championships after having scratched the 400m freestyle.

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Photo Vault: Pan Am Games Day One Prelims – Natalie Coughlin Record

All photos are courtesy of Chris Tanouye. To see more of his work visit www.ChrisTanouye.com.

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Team Canada And Team USA Both In A Position To Top The Pan Am Medals Table

Countries like Brazil and the United States are powerhouses when it comes to swimming, but at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games, Team Canada looks as though they have plenty of potential to top the medal table.

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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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Brazil to Send 25 Swimmers to 2015 World Championships

The Brazilian aquatics federation (CBDA) has announced its roster for the 2015 FINA World Aquatics Championships that will take place from…

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Pinheiros Win a Tight Battle With Minas to Take the Maria Lenk Trophy

Felipe Franca da Silva posted the world’s second fastest time in the 50 breaststroke while the Pinheiros took the team title…

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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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Brazilian National Team to Attend Golden Tour in Marseille

17 members of the Brazilian National Team will be competing at the Golden Tour in Marseille…

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What’s Next for Brazil After Winning the 2014 World Short Course Championships Medals Table?

Since the inception of the FINA Short Course World Championships in 1993 there have only been two countries other than…

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Etiene Medeiros’ triple-record run highlights a rebound short course season for Brazil

In 2012, Brazil won just two total medals at Short Course World Championships. In 2014, Etiene Medeiros could match that total all by herself.

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One more win for Heemskerk powers Fiat/Minas to Jose Finkel team trophy

Femke Heemskerk and Cesar Cielo each won one more event each on the final day of competition to power Fiat/Minas to the team title at Brazil’s Jose Finkel Trophy.

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More gold for Etiene Medeiros on night 4 of Jose Finkel Trophy, Franca wins 100 breast handily

Etiene Medeiros won her third event of the meet and made her fourth Worlds cut with a new South American record in the 50 back.

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Finkel day 4 prelims: Felipe Franca breaks South American record, qualifies for Worlds in two events at once

Felipe Franca of Corinthians had himself a great 100 breaststroke on Thursday morning, breaking a continental record while qualifying for Worlds in two events with his one race.

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