The men’s 100 fly is shaping up to be an exciting final after Lanza and Mota came within half a second of the Olympic qualifying time in the prelims
Caio Pumputis and Vini Lanza cracked the Olympic qualifying time in the 200 IM tonight, with Pumputis commanding the race with a lifetime best time (1:58.53.)
After one of the top 4 was suspended for an alleged doping violation, the CBDA will offer Santos a second chance to make the 400 free relay for Tokyo.
Georgia Tech’s Caio Pumputis (pictured) will by vying for Olympic qualification in the men’s 200 IM after cruising this morning’s prelims race
Stephanie Balduccini (above) logged a massive best; the 16-year-old took down her old best of 58.21 by nearly three full seconds.
Dizotti became the first woman to qualify for Brazil’s 2021 Olympic roster in an individual, pool event after breaking the National 1500 free Record tonight.
Beatriz Dizotti broke the Brazilian Record in the women’s 1500 free on Thursday to book her first Olympic qualification.
The IOC AC has issued recommendations on Rule 50, which covers how athletes are allowed to express themselves during the Olympic Games.
Marcelo Chierighini, meanwhile, snuck into the final tonight at sixth with a 48.95, over a second off of his lifetime best 47.68 from 2019.
Let’s dive on into another hectic month of Olympic-qualifying action, with May also including the European Championships.
De Deus’s victory in the 100 fly qualified him for his 3rd consecutive Olympics. Costa posted the 8th fastest 800 free time in the world this season: 7:50.41
Two-time Olympian Leonardo De Deus has the fastest 200 fly seed time but he is going into tonight’s final ranked 3rd as he aims to make his 3rd Olympic team.
Leonardo de Deus (pictured) and Nicholas Santos are two of the top pro swimmers apart of the new training team.
Lanza finished ninth in 2:04.17, out in 56.63 but back in a rough 1:07.54. He was 32.20 on the third 50 but had a brutal final 50 at 35.34.
Fernando Scheffer (above) and Breno Correia qualified for their first Olympic roster in the 200 free, besting the FINA A cut by .79 and .35, respectively.