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.
Nicholas Santos won the 50 fly in a time of 22.97 on night 4 of the Jose Finkel Trophy.
Less than six months after surgery, Larissa Oliveira had a dominant win in the women’s 100 free at the Jose Finkel Trophy in Brazil.
Joanna Maranhao was close to her continental 200 IM record on day 2 of the Jose Finkel Trophy.
They weren’t able to pull out another surprise medal, but the Brazilian men’s medley relay did come up with the nation’s fastest time since the end of the super-suit era, going 3:31.53 in the last event of the 2017 World Championships.
Bruno Fratus took home the silver medal in the men’s 50 free, keeping Brazil’s 50-meter prowess alive and nabbing the nation’s fifth medal of the 2017 World Championships.
We’ve already noted Brazil’s run of successes in the shortest events; that will continue tomorrow with two men in the final of the shortest event on the Worlds schedule.
Camille Lacourt will look to three-peat in the men’s 50 back at the final meet of his career.
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Cesar Cielo was one of 16 swimmers named to Brazil’s roster for the 2017 World Championships in Budapest.
Brazil’s Maria Lenk Trophy wasn’t the world’s deepest world champ trials meet, nor the strongest overall. But in a very specific sense, it may have been the fastest.
Bruno Fratus and Cesar Cielo both posted 21.7 50 frees on the final day of the Maria Lenk Trophy.
Marcelo Chierighini moved into a World Championship position with a 48.46 in the men’s 100 free on day 2 of Maria Lenk.