2018 JOSE FINKEL TROPHY (BRAZIL’S SHORT COURSE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP MEET) August 24th-28th, 2018 Esporte Clube Pinheiros, Sao Paulo, Brazil 25m…
Andrea Berrino won a pair of events on the final day of the 2018 Argentinian National Championships.
Night four featured a new South American record from Fernando Scheffer as well as wins from Kira Toussaint and veteran Nicholas Dos Santos.
Among Thursday’s event winners were Gabriel Santos in the 100 free, Kira Toussaint in the 50 back, and Leonardo de Deus in the 200 fly.
In addition to Guilherme Costa’s record, Vini Lanza posted the #8 200 IM in the world this year.
Olympian Breeja Larson, one of the top breaststrokers in American history, is expected to race at the 2018 Argentine National Championships.
Less than six months after surgery, Larissa Oliveira had a dominant win in the women’s 100 free at the Jose Finkel Trophy in Brazil.
Joanna Maranhao was close to her continental 200 IM record on day 2 of the Jose Finkel Trophy.
Nicholas Santos swam the fastest textile 50 fly in history with a time of 22.61.
Two South American Records fell on day 3 of the Maria Lenk Trophy, along with numerous swims moving into the top 10 in the world for 2016-17.
Thiago Simon became the 4th Brazilian ever under the 2:00 mark in the 200 IM with his time of 1:59.49 on day 2 at the Maria Lenk Trophy.
The roster includes Rio Olympian Santiago Grassi, the Argentine National Record holder in the 100 and 200 butterflies.
Santiago Grassi set national records in both the 50 and 100 butterfly at the Argentine Short Course Championships, which was also the selection meet for the 2016 Short Course World Championships…
At the conclusion of the 45th edition of the Jose Finkel Trophy the Pinheiros walked away with their 12th title in the club’s history…
The 2016 Jose Finkel Trophy, Brazil’s 2016 Short Course Worlds qualifier, starts up tomorrow, and the heat sheets are live.