At the Jose Finkel this weekend, Pan Pacific Championships relay medalist Marco Ferreria earned 100m free gold in a time of 48.48.
Day 2 of the 2019 José Finkel Trophy in Brazil brought the heat, as both men’s and women’s fields contested the 50m freestyle event.
The Argentinian Julia Sebastian won her race by nearly three seconds and took over half-a-second off her old record.
La final femenina de los 200 pecho fue la mejor carrera del día, con récord sudamericano de Julia Sebastián, ahora compitiendo para el club Minas, escoltada por otra argentina, Macarena Ceballos.
Fernando Scheffer dropped a 1:45.51 swim in the men’s 200 freestyle for a new Continental Record.
Cesar Cielo went 21.96 in the 50 free on the final night of the Jose Finkel Trophy.
Taylor McKeown had the biggest swim of the day, breaking her meet record from prelims by four seconds to win the women’s 200 breaststroke for the Minas Tenis Clube with a 2:24.09.
Junior sprinter Felipe Ribeiro de Souza continued to shine at Brazil’s Winter Junior and Senior Champs, breaking a meet record set by world record-holder Cesar Cielo on the last day of competition.
The first championship record came in the junior men’s 100m freestyle where Felipe Ribeiro de Souza absolutely demolished his prelim swim with a 49.95.
In addition to Matheus Santana’s outstanding Junior World Record, one Brazilian record fell to Leonardo de Deus (pictured) on day 3 of the Brazil Winter Championships, and a South American record survived a scare by just .15.