2016 Maria Lenk Open Championships

Rio Olympic Pool Hosts Successful Maria Lenk Meet With Some Complaints

The Olympic Park Aquatic Stadium test event, the Maria Lenk Trophy, was largely successful, although it shed light on a few fixable problems with the facility.

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Cesar Cielo Definitely Out For Rio, Future Uncertain

Cesar Cielo has been ruled out of any possible relay spots on Brazil’s Olympic roster, and the world record holder says he will take some time off of training while deciding what his future holds.

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Brazil Announces Largest Olympic Team Ever

Brazil announced the 29 men and women who will make up their largest Olympic swimming team ever after the conclusion of the 2016 Maria Lenk meet.

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Satiro Sodre’s 2016 Maria Lenk Trophy Day 6 Photo Vault

Vinicius Lanza celebrates his 100 fly win. Look here for more photos from the action at the final day of the Maria Lenk Trophy.

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Watch An Emotional Cesar Cielo In Post-Race Interview

Cesar Cielo said to the crowd, “I want to apologize to all of you. I gave it my all.”

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Previews & Recaps

2016 Maria Lenk Trophy: Day 6 Prelims Live Recap

Follow along for live recaps of the final day of the Maria Lenk Open Championships, the second of two Brazilian Olympic qualifiers.

2016 Maria Lenk Trophy: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

Larissa Oliveira needs to drop a tenth from her morning swim to earn an individual Olympic berth in the women’s 100 freestyle.

Oliveira Posts 2nd Fastest Brazilian 100 Free in Day 5 Maria Lenk Prelims

Passing her previous Brazilian National Record of 54.61, Larissa Oliveira clocks the second fastest 100 free of all time by a Brazilian in prelims with 54.53.

2016 Maria Lenk Olympic Qualifiers After Day 3

There were only three events on Day 3 of the Maria Lenky Trophy, but the action was just as intense. In the end, two newly minted FINA ‘A’ Olympic qualification standards and a fresh set of records were achieved.

2016 Maria Lenk Olympic Qualifiers After Day 2

Etiene Medeiros, Nicolas Oliveira, Joao De Lucca, and Guilherme Guido were the only Brazilians to achieve FINA ‘A’ standards and an Olympic ticket on Day 2 Finals at Maria Lenk.

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Watch An Emotional Cesar Cielo In Post-Race Interview

Cesar Cielo said to the crowd, “I want to apologize to all of you. I gave it my all.”

WATCH: Cesar Cielo’s 21.91 Not Enough to Qualify for Rio

2016 MARIA LENK TROPHY OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS Friday, April 15th – Wednesday, April 20th Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil…

WATCH: Thiago Pereira Officially Qualify for His 4th Olympics

A tie in the 200 IM between Thiago Pereira (left) and Henrique Rodrigues (right) was enough to confirm both of their spots on the Brazilian Olympic Team.

WATCH Marcelo Chierighini Win Brazilian Title in 100 Free (RACE VIDEO)

2016 MARIA LENK TROPHY OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS Friday, April 15th – Wednesday, April 20th Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil…

WATCH: Day 2 Race Videos From 2016 Maria Lenk Trophy

Etiene Medeiros earned an Olympic bid with a win in the 100 backstroke.

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Rio Olympic Pool Hosts Successful Maria Lenk Meet With Some Complaints

The Olympic Park Aquatic Stadium test event, the Maria Lenk Trophy, was largely successful, although it shed light on a few fixable problems with the facility.

Cesar Cielo Definitely Out For Rio, Future Uncertain

Cesar Cielo has been ruled out of any possible relay spots on Brazil’s Olympic roster, and the world record holder says he will take some time off of training while deciding what his future holds.

Brazil Announces Largest Olympic Team Ever

Brazil announced the 29 men and women who will make up their largest Olympic swimming team ever after the conclusion of the 2016 Maria Lenk meet.

Satiro Sodre’s 2016 Maria Lenk Trophy Day 6 Photo Vault

Vinicius Lanza celebrates his 100 fly win. Look here for more photos from the action at the final day of the Maria Lenk Trophy.

Amid Olympic Failure, Cesar Cielo Grows Sprint Legend With 52nd Sub-22

2016 MARIA LENK TROPHY OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS Friday, April 15th – Wednesday, April 20th Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil…

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