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HSU's Bighetti Takes Gold in 200 Meter Backstroke for Team Brazil at 2018 South American Championships


November 16, 2018

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. — Freshman swimmer Nathan Bighetti brought the Henderson State Red Wave some international recognition last week when he competed for Team Brazil at the 2018 South American Championships in Trujillo, Peru.

One of just 14 male swimmers selected to represent Brazil at the at the bi-annual meet between all the countries of South America, Bighetti shared the pool with several notable teammates. Among them were Felipe Lima, who swam at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, as well as women's swimmer Jhennifer Conceicao, who is No. 2 in the world this year in the 50 meter breast...

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