RACE VIDEOS: All finals from the Raia Rapida Fast Lane showdown in Rio

Race videos have surfaced from the Raia Rapida format meet held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In the above video, you can watch the finals of all four strokes, which pitted the two survivors of the previous knockout rounds against each other.

You can read our full meet recap here.

Since the narration of the video is all in Portuguese, here’s a quick refresher for those watching:

50 Free

Anthony Ervin (USA – red cap) over Roland Schoeman (South Africa – black cap)

50 Fly

Nicholas Santos (Brazil – yellow cap) over Eugene Godsoe (USA – red cap)

50 Breast

Felipe Franca (Brazil – yellow cap) over Cameron van der Burgh (South Africa – black cap)

50 Back

Gerhard Zandberg (South Africa – black cap) over Guilherme Guido (Brazil – yellow cap)


Below is the 4×50 medley relay, which was won by Brazil:

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That was an excellent relay win for Brazil! Anthony Ervin’s finish for the USA was awesome and made it exciting to the finish!


Anthony Ervin is a speed machine


That relay leg was so awesome

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