2023 TORNEIO REGIONAL INFANTIL A SENIOR
- Friday, March 17th – Sunday, March 19th
- Sao Paulo, Brazil
- LCM (50m)
Competing at a regional meet in her native Brazil this weekend, 22-year-old Beatriz Dizotti fired off a new national record in the women’s 1500m freestyle.
Dizotti got to the wall in a time of 16:04.21 to take the gold, beating out her own previous NR mark of 16:05.25 in the process. That prior record was notched at the 2022 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary where Dizotti wound up in 6th place.
Dizotti led the field wire-to-wire en route to her new record with splits as follows:
She now ranks 4th in the world this season in this grueling event.
2022-2023 LCM Women 1500 Free
The Unisanta swimmer has been making major strides in this 1500m free event, dropping over 20 seconds in the past 2 years.
Dizotti raced this event at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo where her time of 16:29.37 rendered her in 24th place. She then crushed that result with her aforementioned time of 16:05.25 notched in Budapest.
More recently, the Brazilian raced her way to silver at the 2022 South American Games last October where her time there of 16:29.06 garnered her the runner-up spot behind Chilean Olympian Kristel Kobrich‘s Games Record mark of 16:15.43.
Although not a qualifying meet, Dizotti’s time this weekend clears both the qualifying standard of 16:29.57 needed for this summer’s World Championships in Fukuoka, Japan as well as the 16:09.09 needed to make the grade for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
This 1500m free record represents Dizotti’s 2nd individual national record. She also owns the SCM 1500m free standard with a time of 15:48.82 captured during the 2022 World Cup series.
It is nice to know that the “19 years old peaking” theory presented several times by some commenters at this site is just a mishandled statistics.