There were only three events on Day 3 of the Maria Lenky Trophy, but the action was just as intense. In the end, two newly minted FINA ‘A’ Olympic qualification standards and a fresh set of records were achieved.
Take a stroll through the Day 2 Photo Vault to sample the action that occurred in today’s blistering fast races courtesy of Satiro Sodré.
Etiene Medeiros, Nicolas Oliveira, Joao De Lucca, and Guilherme Guido were the only Brazilians to achieve FINA ‘A’ standards and an Olympic ticket on Day 2 Finals at Maria Lenk.
Guilherme Guido (above) approached his 100m back South American Record by one one-hundredth of a second in Day 2 prelims of the Maria Lenk Trophy.
After a warmup in the 100 fly, 2014 World Champion Etiene Medeiros will take on her best event on Saturday: the 100 back.
Joao Gomes Jr will lead a heated battle for the two Olympic spots on day 1 of the 2016 Maria Lenk Trophy.
According to her coach, Medeiros entered the 100 fly primarily as a simulation of her Olympic schedule.
Daiene Dias and Etiene Medieros each swam new FINA ‘A’ cuts in the prelims of the 100 fly at Brazil’s second Olympic qualifier, the Maria Lenk Trophy, while a score of men, led by Joao Gomes Jr. hit the mark in the 100 breast.
2016 Maria Lenk Trophy Open Championships Friday, April 15th – Wednesday, April 20th Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil…
La semana pasada se llevó a cabo el campeonato sudamericano absoluto donde varias marcas nacionales y de torneo fueron superadas.
Andrea Berrino took down her Argentine national record by nearly a second in the 50 back at this weekend’s South American Championships.
Andrea Berrino of Argentina broke her own 50 backstroke national record by nearly a second at this weekend’s South American Championships.
In Asuncion, Andreina Pinto (Venezuela) struck gold again, taking the women’s 200m butterfly in a time of 2:09.92
Swimmer Federico Grabich notched a new Argentine National Record in the men’s 200m freestyle tonight, just one of a multitude of national records to fall by the time day 1 of the South American Championships concluded.
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