Santos was offered a second swim after top qualifier Andre Souza was suspended due to a doping violation. Santos dropped .73 from his prelims time for a 48.49
Caio Pumputis and Vini Lanza cracked the Olympic qualifying time in the 200 IM tonight, with Pumputis commanding the race with a lifetime best time (1:58.53.)
De Deus’s victory in the 100 fly qualified him for his 3rd consecutive Olympics. Costa posted the 8th fastest 800 free time in the world this season: 7:50.41
Trials Brasile Day 2: conquistano la qualificazione olimpica Fernando Sheffer, Breno Correia Guilherme Guido e Guilherme Dias Masse
Fernando Scheffer (above) and Breno Correia qualified for their first Olympic roster in the 200 free, besting the FINA A cut by .79 and .35, respectively.
2016 Olympian Guilherme Guido is racing one of his National Record-holding events tonight, the 100 backstroke. Big Ten champion Gabriel Fantoni is ranked 2nd.
Jhennifer Conceicao broke her own Brazilian National Record from 2019 by .29 during prelims, topping the finals heat sheets with a time of 1:07.35.
The ageless Nicholas Santo put another gold in his pocket by taking the men’s 50m fly event on night 4 of the 2019 Jose Finkel Trophy.
Vini Lanza already took one gold here in Brazil by winning the men’s 100m fly on night 1, but the former Indiana Hoosier collected another top prize tonight.
Brazil’s long course national championships – known as the Maria Lenk Trophy – kicked off this morning in Rio de Janeiro, with rising star Etiene Medeiros headlining.