Meet Team CHOCOLATE MILK’s Rafael Goncalves

Rafael “Rafa” Goncalves, a former professional swimmer, swam for the Brazilian nation team for 10 years where he holds five national titles, as well as two South American championships, and is the national record holder and two-time FINA World Cup medalist in the 400 IM. After resuming his competitive swimming career in 2005, Rafa began racing triathlons in 2009 and began training full time in 2014, earning his professional triathlete title in early 2016. Most recently, he raced in the ITU Long Distance World Championship where he placed 18th overall and had the fastest swim of the day, being the first out of the water.