RACE VIDEOS: Men’s and women’s 4×50 free relay at Brazil’s Maria Lenk Trophy

D’Artagnan Dias contributed to this report.

The highly-competitive Maria Lenk Trophy is underway in Brazil, with the country’s best swimmers vying for spots on the Pan Pacs team and a group of talented foreigners contributing to a spirited team battle.

Race video has surfaced from both sprint free relays swum on Monday night, the 4×50 freestyle events for men and women. The men’s race is above, which featured Cesar Cielo blasting a 21.71 to lead off Minas’s winning relay. The women’s event is below, with Corinthians taking the gold thanks to their powerhouse foreign duo of Katinka Hosszu and Jeanette Ottesen.

You can check out our full recap here.

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6 years ago

This event would be sick to watch at worlds

Reply to  Klorn8d
6 years ago

The US would absolutely MURDER everybody if this was an event based on US trials in 2012. 5 guys under 22 flat start? Just give them the gold.

Reply to  SWIMGUY12345
6 years ago

The men’s 4×50 free yes, it would be US for the taking,
but the women’s 4×50 free would place AUS as the favorite.

Reply to  SWIMGUY12345
6 years ago

Favorite?No doubt about it.But Murder everybody?No… i would put in the mix Australia,France and Brazil.Because of the speed, i think there is a lot of more chance for DQ´s.

Reply to  SWIMGUY12345
6 years ago

@SWIMGUY12345 – The same way that the Australians murdered everyone at the London Olympics in the 4×100 right? 😉

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