World Record holder Cesar Cielo didn’t overtly announce a retirement, but he made comments that strongly indicated that Sunday was his last day of racing on Brazilian soil.
2018 JOSE FINKEL TROPHY (BRAZIL’S SHORT COURSE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP MEET) August 24th-28th, 2018 Esporte Clube Pinheiros, Sao Paulo, Brazil 25m…
Brazil’s Ana Marcela Cunha and Viviane Jungblut topped the women’s podium, while Fernando Ponte and Diogo Villarinho earned silver and bronze on the men’s side at the Lac St. Jean Marathon Swim World Series.
Besides Cielo, Viviane Jungblut was also announced this week to have withdrawn, with both being replaced by the next-best available swimmers.
Bruno Fratus, Viviane Jungblut, and Guilherme Costa were among the winners on the final day of the 2018 Brazil Trophy.
Among Thursday’s event winners were Gabriel Santos in the 100 free, Kira Toussaint in the 50 back, and Leonardo de Deus in the 200 fly.
2018 BRAZIL TROPHY (MARIA LENK) Tuesday, April 17th – Saturday, April 21st Maria Lenk Aquatic Park, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Prelims:…
In addition to Guilherme Costa’s record, Vini Lanza posted the #8 200 IM in the world this year.
Satiro Sodré was on deck to catch all the action on day 1 of the 2018 Brazil Trophy.
Other notable swims include a win for Ruta Meilutyte in the 100 breast, and a new junior I category record in the 400 free for Rafaela Raurich.
54 Brazilian swimmers are entered in the 10k open water marathon, the first event of the 2018 Troféu Brasil, or Brazilian National Championships.
Cesar Cielo contributed to the team win, grabbing gold in the 50 free.
Watch two Brazilian women race men to the finish of an Brazilian Open Water Championships 10K.
Olympic champion Dmitriy Balandin will compete in his signature 200 breaststroke at day 3 prelims from Taipei.
Ana Marcela Cunha won Brazil’s 5K Open Water qualifier to add it to her event schedule at the World Championships.