Ruta Meilutyte To Compete At Gymnasiade In Brazil

The 15th World Gymnasiade will be held in Brazil with the highlight of the swimming events being the participation of world record holder, Olympic and world champion Ruta Meilutyte. The World Gymnasiade is a multi-sport competition put on by the International School Sport Federation and has been run once every four years since it’s inception in 1974.

The competition will host approximately 2,500 athletes between the ages of 13-17.

Meilutyte hails for Lithuania, but since she attends school in England she will compete for the British team.

The meet schedule will be as follows:

Friday , November 29

  • Men’s 50 breast
  • Women’s 50 breast
  • Men’s 100 back
  • Women’s 100 back
  • Men’s 200 freestyle
  • Women’s 200 freestyle
  • Men’s 4 x 50 medley
  • Women’s 4 x 50 medley

Saturday , November 30

  • Men’s 50 butterfly
  • Women’s 50 buttefly
  • Men’s 200 backstroke
  • Women’s 200 backstroke
  • Men’s 100 breaststroke
  • Women’s 100 breaststroke
  • Men’s 200 IM
  • Women’s 200 IM
  • Men’s 4 x 100 freestyle
  • Women’s 4 x 100 freestyle

Monday , December 2

  • Men’s 100 butterfly
  • Women’s 100 butterfly
  • Men’s 200 breaststroke
  • Women’s 200 breaststroke
  • Men’s 400 freestyle
  • Women’s 400 freestyle
  • Men’s 4 x 100 medley
  • Women’s 4 x 100 medley

Tuesday , December 3

  • Men’s 100 freestyle
  • Women’s 100 freestyle
  • Men’s 200 butterfly
  • Women’s 200 butterfly
  • Men’s 50 backstroke
  • Women’s 50 backstroke
  • Men’s 400 IM
  • Women’s 400 IM
  • Men’s 4 x 50 freestyle
  • Women’s 4 x 50 freestyle

Best Swimming also reports that the Brazilian teams for the event will be comprised of the following swimmers:

Women:

Ana Carolina Marcondes Amaral , Beatriz Gomes Angelo , Emilin Honorato Fernandes , Fernanda Delgado , Isabelle Lisbon, Leticia Ferreira , Obino Luana Ribeiro , Maria Clara Belisario , Thayana Taynara dos Santos Everton Win Santa Rita , Vivian Santos , Viviane dos Santos in the female .

Men:

Alexandre Lopes de Souza , Bruno Lopes Coelho , Guillermo Moreno , Hunder Marques de Oliveira , Icaro Pereira , João Pedro Couto , Bressan Leandro dos Santos , Matheus Costa de Andrade Matheus Henrique dos Santos , Rafael Caldas Segato , Vinicius de Souza Volpato, Fernanda Delgado and Gabriel Vinicius da Silva .

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s gomez

I have a feeling ruta will completely turn this meet upside down like she did and junior worlds

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