Brazilian Swimming Federation Releases Details of Olympic Trials

With the Daltely Guimaraes Trophy, which will act as the Brazilian Olympic trials, fast approaching the Brazilian Swimming Federation has released some of the finer detail pertaining to the event.

The Brazilian trials are being held very early as the event runs from December 16th-19th in Palhoca, Santa Catarina. The following are a few of the details in the report as published by

  • The entry deadline for the event is November 25th
  • All sessions will be broadcast by SporTV
  • There is a four event limit for each individual and a limit of two events per day
  • The 800 and 1500 freestyle will be a time final with the top eight fastest entrants swimming in the finals session
  • Relay events will be swum each day at the conclusion of the finals
  • The competition is closed to foreigners
  • There will be an overall team champion for the meet, but the points will not count towards the national team rankings
  •  Unlike other competitions swimmers can compete in the finals without representing a specific team


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