Marcelo Chierighini will look to defend his top seed tonight in the men’s 100 free and book his ticket to the Olympics.
Larissa Oliveira (above) enters tonight’s 200 free final ahead of record-holder Manuella Lyrio, Brazil’s only two women qualified for Rio in the event thus far.
Courtesy of Satiro Sodré, scroll through the Day 3 Photo Vault at the Maria Lenk Trophy to experience the speed of the Brazilian Olympic hopefuls.
There were only three events on Day 3 of the Maria Lenky Trophy, but the action was just as intense. In the end, two newly minted FINA ‘A’ Olympic qualification standards and a fresh set of records were achieved.
Leonardo De Deus is the big favorite today in the men’s 200 fly.
Etiene Medeiros, Nicolas Oliveira, Joao De Lucca, and Guilherme Guido were the only Brazilians to achieve FINA ‘A’ standards and an Olympic ticket on Day 2 Finals at Maria Lenk.
Among the day’s highlights were 5 men going under the FINA ‘A” time in the 100 breaststroke final, led by Joao Gomes Jr.
2016 MARIA LENK TROPHY OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS Friday, April 15th – Wednesday, April 20th Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil…
Day 1 olympic qualifiers from the 2016 Maria Lenk meet.
Joao Gomes Jr will lead a heated battle for the two Olympic spots on day 1 of the 2016 Maria Lenk Trophy.
Daiene Dias and Etiene Medieros each swam new FINA ‘A’ cuts in the prelims of the 100 fly at Brazil’s second Olympic qualifier, the Maria Lenk Trophy, while a score of men, led by Joao Gomes Jr. hit the mark in the 100 breast.
The British Olympic Association has partnered with Flamengo to use its facilities during the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Andrea Berrino of Argentina broke her own 50 backstroke national record by nearly a second at this weekend’s South American Championships.
Natalie Coughlin and Maya DiRado scratched and A final apiece for the Orlando PSS tonight, and Michael Phelps scratched the 200 breast B final.
Sprint freestyle and backstroker Etiene Medeiros will join her Brazilian teammates representing her country at the Arena Pro Swim Orlando at the end of this month.