Swimming makes global newspaper front pages Tuesday

Cesar Cielo
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Newspapers on three different continents featured swimming on front pages Tuesday.

Let’s start in the U.S., where Eugene Godsoe‘s silver medal in the 50-meter butterfly made headlines in his hometown of Greensboro, N.C., and in Palo Alto, Calif., where he went to school at Stanford.

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The gold medalist in the 50 butterfly, Cesar Cielo, beat out soccer superstar Neymar as the centerpiece in one Brazilian newspaper.

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Ruta Meilutyte, who broke the world record in the 100 breaststroke semifinals, also got centerpiece treatment in Lithuania.

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In Sweden, Sarah Sjostrom was feted for winning the 100 butterfly world title.

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Hungarian Katinka Hosszu took gold in the 200 individual medley.

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Finally, the host nation of Spain celebrated the bronze won by Mireia Belmonte Garcia in the 200 IM.

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Video: Godsoe takes surprise silver to Cielo in 50 butterfly