Simone Manuel will compete for the first time in 2016, taking on Olympic silver medalist Aleksandra Gerasimenya in the 50 freestyle.
Sprint freestyle and backstroker Etiene Medeiros will join her Brazilian teammates representing her country at the Arena Pro Swim Orlando at the end of this month.
Junior world record holder Brandonn Almeida is among Brazil’s list of competitors for the 2016 South American Championships
After tonight’s final, Nicolas Oliveira and Matheus Santana stand as Brazil’s 100m free selection while Marcelo Chierighini and Alan Vitoria participate on the 4x100m free relay.
Brazil’s Raia Rapida sprint format meet is slated to take place Sunday in Rio de Janeiro, with sprinters from Brazil, the U.S., South Africa and Italy entered.
Australia’s Kyle Chalmers took home the men’s 100 freestyle title in a new championship record of 48.47
Brazil’s Pedro Spajari broke American Caeleb Dressel’s 100m freestyle championship record of 48.97 leading the semi-finals in a blistering 48.87
Anthony Ervin is back to head the U.S. roster at Brazil’s made-for-TV Raia Rapida sprint format meet.
His squad’s 4x100m free relay team wound up 4th yesterday, but not before Matheus Santana threw down the hammer with a 47.82 anchor split.
Bruno Fratus clocked the only sub-22 50m freestyle on day 3 of the 2015 Jose Finkel Trophy.
Despite having reigning Olympic gold medalist Nathan Adrian, the United States might be facing its toughest challenge in years just to make it the podium in the men’s 4×100 free at this year’s FINA World Championships.
The swimming portion of the Pan American Games kick off Tuesday morning in Toronto and right out of the gates they will be a test for some of the most accomplished swimmers in the pool.
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Toronto 2015 has released the heat sheet for Tuesday morning’s prelims. The session will include the 100 freestyle, 200 butterfly, and the 4×100 freestyle relay for both the men and women.
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.