Larissa Oliveira (right) broke the South American 100 back record previously held by Manuella Lyrio (left), who finished second.
Brazil’s long course national championships – known as the Maria Lenk Trophy – kicked off this morning in Rio de Janeiro, with rising star Etiene Medeiros headlining.
17 members of the Brazilian National Team will be competing at the Golden Tour in Marseille…
Freestyler Nicolas Oliveira has dropped off the Brazilian roster for the 2014 Short Course World Championships, becoming the second major Brazilian name to do so.
Cesar Cielo won the 50 on day 3, though a bad turn left him slower than his preliminary time.
SESI’s Etienne Medeiros qualified for Pan Pacs en route to winning the women’s 100 backstroke.
Brazil’s Poliana Okimoto crushed the National Record in the women’s 1500 free on Monday after not swimming the race at Worlds. (Photo: Satiro Sodre/SSPresse)
Fernando Ernest dos Santos won the biggest swimoff of the year just a few days shy of the 2013 World Championships. (Photo of Dos Santos from Maria Lenk: Satiro Sodre/SSPress)
Three of the world’s top 9 200 breaststrokers on the women’s side will swim at the World University Games this week.. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Brazil’s Nicolas Oliveira (above) will face off against sprinting newcomer Fernando dos Santos in a bid for an individual swim in the 100 free at the World Championships. (Photo: Satiro Sodres/SSPress)
Conor Dwyer has been on a roll so far at the Santa Clara Grand Prix, and will hope to stay hot in the last finals session in the 200 IM. (Photo: Bill Collins)
Mike Alexandrov has been on fire this year, but he’ll face his biggest challenge yet in the young Kevin Cordes in Sunday’s 100 breaststroke. (Photo: Bill Collins)
Every race should have great head-to-head battles, though a big showdown looms to end Saturday’s finals with a showdown between top-seeded Nathan Adrian (above), Anthony Ervin, Cesar Cielo, and Cullen Jones in the men’s 50 free. (Photo: Bill Collins)
Ryan Lochte swam two events that he hasn’t (Photo: Bill Collins)