Fernando Schiffer, Murillo Sartori, Kick Alves and Brno Correa won the bronze medal in the competition held on Sunday in the 4x200m freestyle relay, at the World Short Course Swimming Championships, which was held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The world record is still with Brazil. Gold went to the United States and silver went to Russia. In the 50-meter butterfly, Nicholas Santos, 41, remains the biggest name in the competition. The Brazilian athlete secured his place in the final and will defend his world title on Monday. He goes to the final in a time of 22 seconds 12.
The women’s soccer team in Sao Paulo won the title of the first edition of the Copa Brasil with 100% success. Santos lost to Sao Paulo 3 x 2 on Sunday at Allianz Parque. The competition included teams from Internacional, América de Cali, Palmeiras, Santos, São Paulo, Ferrovia, River Plate and Flamengo.
Minas finished fourth in the Women’s Volleyball World Championships, which was held in Ankara, Turkey. In the final match, on Sunday, Brazilian striker Gabi, who defends the Vakifbank team, represented the country in winning the title, when the Turkish team beat the Italian Congliano, in three sets to 2. This was the first world title for Gabi, who was also elected. The best striker in the tournament.
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