Matheus Santana

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Photo Vault: Brazil’s top athletes in action

Photographer Satiro Sodre has captured a plethora of stunning shots of Brazil’s top aquatic athletes. Check out this photo vault to see some of his recent outstanding work.

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Brazil Winter Champs day 3 see national record for de Deus, near miss for Oliveira

In addition to Matheus Santana’s outstanding Junior World Record, one Brazilian record fell to Leonardo de Deus (pictured) on day 3 of the Brazil Winter Championships, and a South American record survived a scare by just .15.

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Matheus Santana Lowers The 100m Freestyle Junior World Record

After breaking Caeleb Dressells junior world record at Maria Lenk Trophy with a 48.85 in prelims and then a 48.61…

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Brazilian Federation to Cover Diabetes-Related Health Costs of Jr WR Holder Santana

The CBDA (Brazilian Swimming Federation) and the Brazilian Olympic Committee will pay for all of Junior World Record holder Matheus Santana’s expenses related to his diabetes…

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RACE VIDEO: Cesar Cielo Wins 100 Free, Santana Sets Junior WR in Finals of Maria Lenk

The above video is from the men’s 100 freestyle final at the 2014 Maria Lenk Trophy in Sao Paulo, Brazil….

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Cielo Wins Men’s 100 Free to Finish Maria Lenk; Will Only Race it in Relay at Pan Pacs

Thanks, once again, to D’Artagnan Dias for his support of our coverage throughout the weekend. The 2014 Maria Lenk Trophy,…

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New Junior World Record Holder Santana to Bypass Pan Pacs for Youth Olympics

Brazilian 18-year old Matheus Santana is bypassing a shot at Pan Pacs medals to swim at the Youth Olympic Games.

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Matheus Santana Re-Breaks Junior World Record With 48.61 in Finals of 100 Free at Maria Lenk

The young gun Matheus Santana (left) might be just what Cesar Cielo (right) needs to finally get this Brazil sprint group over the hump and to relay gold in Rio.

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Matheus Santana Breaks Caeleb Dressel’s Junior World Record at Maria Lenk

Matheus Santana swam a 48.85 in the men’s 100 free on Saturday at the 2014 Maria Lenk Trophy.

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Cielo takes Over Top Spot In the World in The Men’s 50 Butterfly Posting A 23.01

Minas star Cesar Ceilo had an extraordinary day posting an extremely impressive time of 23.01 to win the men’s 50 butterfly…

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Start lists for Maria Lenk released: Cielo sticks to sprints, busy schedules for Hosszu, Pereira

Cesar Cielo is entered in the 50 free, 100 free and 100 fly at the Maria Lenk Trophy meet, Brazil’s national championships and a qualifying meet for the Pan Pacs team.

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Cielo Takes Top Spot In The World Rankings Recording A 21.74

On the final day of the Troféu Metropolitano Cesar Cielo recorded the world’s fastest 50 freestyle time of the year, winning the event in a time of 21.74…

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Kobrich Puts Up World Best In The Women’s 1500 freestyle In Santiago

Chilean Kristel Kobrich put up a world’s best winning the women’s 1500 freestyle at the South American Games in a championship record time of 16:15.89…

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Pair of Brazilian Age Sprint Records Go Down on Friday Morning at Guimaraes Trophy

Matheus Santana is marching closer-and-closer to the 49-second barrier in his 100 long course freestyle.

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Brazil Juniors end with 10 more meet records, Santana, de Luccas star

Matheus Santana starred on the final two days of Brazilian juniors, swimming the fastest 100 freestyle for any 17-year-old in Brazilian history.

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