Okimoto & Cunha Dance Double Samba For Brazil

Brazil's Ana Marcela Cunha, left, took 25km gold today in Kazan. She and teammate Poliana Okimoto are among medal hopes in a home Olympic marathon in Rio next year

Brazilian swimming danced a double samba in Barcelona harbour today as Poliana Okimoto and Ana Marcela Cunha gave their nation hope of gold at a home Olympic Games in Rio come 2016 with a 1-2 finish in the 10km marathon at the 15th FINA World Championships; another race from which swimmers emerged to say that it was “carnage” in the pack; He Zi win women’s 1m springboard 0.1 of a point ahead of Italy’s Tania Cagnotto

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Brazilian swimming danced a double samba in Barcelona harbour today as Poliana Okimoto and Ana Marcela Cunha gave their nation hope of gold at a home Olympic Games in Rio come 2016 with a 1-2 finish in the 10km marathon at the 15th FINA World Championships; another race from which swimmers emerged to say that it was “carnage” in the pack; He Zi win women’s 1m springboard 0.1 of a point ahead of Italy’s Tania Cagnotto

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