17-year-old Rafaela Raurich lowered a pair of Brazilian junior national SCM records in the 200 and 400 free.
Brazil will send 20 swimmers to compete at the 2018 World Military Swimming Championships in Samar, Russia August 16th – 23rd, including 9 Olympians.
Satiro Sodré was on deck to catch all the action on day 4 of the 2018 Brazil Trophy.
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.
2018 BRAZIL TROPHY (MARIA LENK) Tuesday, April 17th – Saturday, April 21st Maria Lenk Aquatic Park, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Prelims:…
In addition to Guilherme Costa’s record, Vini Lanza posted the #8 200 IM in the world this year.
Other notable swims include a win for Ruta Meilutyte in the 100 breast, and a new junior I category record in the 400 free for Rafaela Raurich.
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.
Four meet records fell on the second day of Brazil’s junior championship meet, the Julio de Lamare Trophy.
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Etiene Medeiros will head up a team of 21 Brazilians heading to the Mare Nostrum series in Europe in June.