Satiro Sodré was on deck to catch all the action on day 4 of the 2018 Brazil Trophy.
Night four featured a new South American record from Fernando Scheffer as well as wins from Kira Toussaint and veteran Nicholas Dos Santos.
Thiago Simon broke the short course 200 breaststroke South American record posting a time of 2:02.58…
World record-holder Cesar Cielo had a rough opening day of the 2015 FINA World Championships, dealing with an inflamed shoulder tendon that kept him off of Brazil’s 4×100 free relay.
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.
Nicholas Santos will challenge Cesar Cielo for the 50 fly title in tonight’s final on Day 6 of Maria Lenk.
Thiago Simon, Julia Sebastian set South American breaststroke records on day 2 of Jose Finkel Trophy
South American records went down in both 200 breaststrokes on the second day of the Jose Finkel Trophy in Brazil.
On the second day of the Brazilian National Championships both Leonardo de Deus and Daynara de Paula put up times that were under the Brazilian Pan Pacific cuts
The swimming performances suffered on another cold evening (9C or 48F) at the Jose Finkel Trophy… (Photo: Satiro Sodre/SSPress)
Cesar Cielo’s complete race footage is courtesy of swimswam partner Universal Sports Network. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
The first finisher was Brazil’s Cesar Cielo, who defended his title in 23.01. Cielo can’t rely on his start like he once did, and so he had to have a perfect finish, which it appeared that he did. He also did the race in a no-breather, which he says is the first time he’s ever done that on the 50 fly. (Image Courtesy of Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
Day one of the 2013 Sette Colli Trophy in Rome was a scorcher. Day two was still quality, but not the…
Cesar Cielo has not been invited to Barcelona as part of the 400 free relay or the 50 fly, and Pereira hasn’t quite given up on the IM yet. (Photo: Satiro Sodre/SSPress)
Henrique Rodrigues upset Thiago Pereira in the men’s 200 IM, as the pair now ranks 2nd and 3rd in the world in 2013. (Photo:Satiro Sodre/SSPress)
Brazil’s Cesar Cielo is one of a number of Brazilian elites that have lost a major contract with the defending National Champions of Brazil. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)