Brazil Publishes Qualifying Standards For Pan Pacific Championships

The Brazilian Aquatic Federation has come out with their qualifying standards for the 2014 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships which will be held in Gold Coast, Australia from August 21st-25th.

At the 2010 Pan Pac competition the Brazilians finished fifth in the medal standings collecting two gold, two silver and four bronze. The country’s performance was highlighted by Cesar Cielo‘s win in the 50 butterfly in championship record time of 23.03 and Felipe Silva‘s win in the 50 breaststroke where he posted a 27.26.

The qualifying times for the 2014 competitions are below:

Male

Events

Female

22.33

50 freestyle

25.34

48.93

100 freestyle

54.86

1:48.42

200 freestyle

1:58.74

3:49.55

400 freestyle

4:09.81

7:59.06

800 freestyle

8:34.33

15:14.38

1500 freestyle

16:26.36

54.43

100 backstroke

1:01.39

1:58.48

200 backstroke

2:11.09

1:00.86

100 breaststroke

1:08.63

2:12.78

200 breaststroke

2:27.88

52.57

100 butterfly

58.89

1:57.03

200 butterfly

2:09.38

1:59.99

200 Ind. Medley

2:14.97

4:18.99

400 Ind. Medley

4:44.53

 

These times will have to be posted by swimmers at the following three competitions:

  1. Open Swimming Tournament – Porto Alegre, Brazil – 12/18/13 – 12/21/13
  2. 2014 BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series – Perth, Australia – 01/31/14 – 02/02/13
  3. Maria Lenk Trophy – Sao Paulo, Brazil – 04/21/14 – 04/26/14

The qualifying times can be achieved in prelims, semi-finals or finals.

There will be a maximum of two qualifying athletes in each event up to:

  • 21 athletes in Olympic events ( 14 men and 7 for women)
  • 6 athletes in non-Olympic events ( 4 male and 2 for females )

 

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