2022 BRAZILIAN SUMMER CHAMPIONSHIPS
- Tuesday, December 6th – Saturday, December 10th
- Flamengo Racing Club
- LCM (50m)
- Day 1 Recap/Day 2 Recap
The penultimate night of racing at the 2022 Brazilian Summer Championships brought another gold several multi-winners, including Ana Vieira. After taking the women’s 100m breaststroke last night, 21-year-old Vieira topped the women’s 100m freestyle podium.
Stopping the clock in a mark of 55.69, the Pinheiro Olympic swimmer beat out Larissa Oliveira and Daynara Paula who made up the rest of the podium. Oliveira snagged silver in 56.37 while Paula rounded out the top 3 in 56.73.
The men’s 100m freestyle was a tight battle among the top 3 finishers who all got under the 50-second barrier.
Taking the gold was Victor Alcara who touched in 49.2, giving himself a small advantage over Luiz Melo who captured runner-up status in 49.69. Taking bronze was Mina Tenis Club’s Tiago Cintro who logged an evening effort of 49.87.
Of note, the fastest time of the day in the 100m freestyle actually came in the junior race, where Guilherme Caribe put up a new lifetime best of 47.82. Going out in 23.12 and bringing it home in 24.70, Caribe’s time notched a new Brazilian Junior Record.
Caribe is currently training at the University of Tennessee, where he is a freshman. He currently ranks 2nd in the NCAA in the 100 yard free behind only his sophomore teammate Jordan Crooks.
Guilherme Caribé 47.82 bem vindo ao Clube do 47!!! pic.twitter.com/qLStVAMd0s
— Coach Alex Pussieldi (@alexpussieldi) December 9, 2022
Brandonn Almeida kept his medal count going by winning the men’s 800m free tonight. The Unisanta ace logged a time of 8:09.15 to get to the wall 2 seconds ahead of the competition.
- Evandro Silva was the men’s 100m breaststroke victor in a time of 1:01.77.
- Rafaela Raurich topped the women’s 200m fly podium while Melo doubled up on his 100m free silver with 2fly gold in 1:59.22.
- The women’s 200m back saw Florence Perotti get the edge over Alexia Assuncao. The former grabbed the gold in 2:18.56 while Assuncao settled for silver in 2:18.74.
- Beatriz Dizotti captured the 800m free gold for the women in 8:48.30, the only time of the field under 8:50. This is gold #2 for Dizotti who was crowned the women’s 1500m freestyle winner in a new meet record of 16:41.08 on night one.
In terms of the overall team medal table, Unisanta leads the teams with a total of 12 medals, including 9 gold, while Pinheiros is next in line with 16 medals with 8 of them being gold.