Full Teams Named for Upcoming Raia Rapida in Rio

The lineup for year’s Raia Rapida sprint meet, which will take place this upcoming Sunday on the 25th of September, is now out.

According to swimchannel.net, the hometown team has had a change: Guilherme Guido has been swapped out of the backstroke for Henrique Rodrigues for the Brazilian roster. The full rosters for Brazil, Italy, the U.S., and South Africa are as follows:

BRAZIL

ITALY

U.S.

SOUTH AFRICA

Each member of each team will race a 50 in their respective stroke, with the meet culminating in a 200 medley relay. Swimmers will be vying for points, with 100,000 Brazilian Reals at stake (roughly $30,000 USD).

The meet will take place at the Olympic pool in Rio. This is the fifth time that the Raia Rapida has taken place; you can find more information on the meet website.

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Half of USA roster…..

50 back:godsoe
50 breast:Joao easily
50 fly:Phillips
50 free: could go either way between Ervin and Fratus

Didn’t Eugene Godsoe retire?

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Karl Ortegon studies and swims at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT. He began swimming on a club team in first grade and has been in the pool ever since. He misses Vine.

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