Leonardo de Deus grabbed two ‘A’ cuts at the Brazil Open, most likely locking down a spot on the Olympic team in both the 200 fly and the 200 back.
After tonight’s final, Nicolas Oliveira and Matheus Santana stand as Brazil’s 100m free selection while Marcelo Chierighini and Alan Vitoria participate on the 4x100m free relay.
Guilherme Guido set a new South American record (and a new Brazilian record) in the 100 backstroke at the 2015 Brazil Open finals tonight, speeding up his FINA ‘A’ qualifying swim from this morning by dropping over three-tenths from 53.41 to 53.09.
Guilherme Guido set a new South American and Brazilian record in the 100 backstroke, lowering his own mark to 53.09.
Brandonn Almeida set a Junior World Record in the 400 IM tonight at the Brazil Open. Other highlights include a South American record from Guilherme Guido and two new FINA ‘A’ cuts.
Joao de Lucca will likely join Nicolas Oliveira, Guilherme Guido, Marcos Macedo, Henrique de Souza Martins, Nichloas Santos, and Joanna Maranho on the Brazilian Olympic team after this morning’s prelim swims.
Miguel Ortiz of Spain and Guilherme Guido of Brazil will face off for a spot in tonight’s 50m backstroke semifinals after tying for the 16th seed with a time of 25.29.
China’s Sun Yang looks to extend his distance dominance downward to the 200-meter race a day after winning the 400 free.
Larissa Oliveira (right) broke the South American 100 back record previously held by Manuella Lyrio (left), who finished second.
17 members of the Brazilian National Team will be competing at the Golden Tour in Marseille…
Brazilian Felipe Franca da Silva won five gold at the World Short Course Championships in Doha…
Cesar Cielo set one of the five competition records set on the first day of the Brazilian Championships…
Since the inception of the FINA Short Course World Championships in 1993 there have only been two countries other than…
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After Russia reset the men’s 4×50 medley relay World Record in prelims, no less than 6 teams crushed the mark in finals, led by world champs and new record-holders Brazil.