Bruno Fratus of Brazil earned 1 of the nation’s 3 gold medals on night 4 of the 2019 Pan American Games, topping the men’s 50m free field.
Brazil used the same squad they set the Brazil National Record with at the World Championships a couple weeks ago.
Bruno Fratus is aiming to win gold in the men’s 50 freestyle tonight in Lima after consecutive silver medal finishes at the Pan Ams.
America’s Alex Walsh took the women’s 2back on night 2 of the Pan American Games, helping give the stars n’ stripes a greater advantage in the medal table.
La única victoria no estadounidense fue la del brasileño Fernando Scheffer en los 200 libre. Además, Luis Martinez le dio a Guatemala una valiosa plateada.
Tonight’s finals will consist of the finals of the men’s and women’s 200 free, 100 fly, 200 back, and mixed 4×100 free relay.
The Americans have four 1-2 prelims top spots heading into night 2 of the 2019 Pan Ams.
The Americans and the Brazilians continue their duel with the prelims of the 200 free, 100 fly, 200 back, and mixed 4×100 free relay.
17-year-old American Isabelle Stadden will compete in the women’s 200 back on day two of the Pan Am Games in Lima, entering as the #1 seed.
Tonight’s finals will feature the men’s and and women’s 400 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, 200 butterfly, and men’s and women’s 4 x 100 freestyle relays.
American Tom Shields will go for potentially his first individual medal here at the Pan American Games, taking on the men’s 200m fly in Lima, Peru.
The Brazilian men aim to keep three streaks alive: 5-straight Pan Ams golds in the 4×100 FR relay, 3-straight in the 200 FL and 2-straight in the 100 BR.
Olympic champion and medalist in Gwangju, Nathan Adrian, heads up the 35-strong American roster racing in Lima, Peru this week.
The men’s 4×200 free relay, who are the SC world record-holders, finished 7th in the final earlier today and show faltering performances at this Worlds meet.
Filippo Megli broke the 10-year-old Italian Record in the men’s 200 freestyle, qualifying for tomorrow’s final in a time of 1:45.76.