The women’s 200 free podium from tonight. Silver medalist Emily Overholt (left) is the top seed of the women’s 400 IM tomorrow.
Junior sprinter Felipe Ribeiro de Souza continued to shine at Brazil’s Winter Junior and Senior Champs, breaking a meet record set by world record-holder Cesar Cielo on the last day of competition.
The first championship record came in the junior men’s 100m freestyle where Felipe Ribeiro de Souza absolutely demolished his prelim swim with a 49.95.
The second day of Brazil’s Winter Junior and Senior Champs saw perhaps the next in the long line of elite Brazilian sprinters nab the headlines.
Felipa Lima put up the world’s 6th-fastest 50 breast time of the year on Saturday morning, the final day of the Maria Lenk Trophy.
Leonardo de Deus kept right on charging through day 5 of Brazil’s national championships, the Maria Lenk Trophy. The dimunitive distance man broke the South American 400 free record a day after doing the same in the 200 fly.
The fourth day of Brazil’s long course nationals, called the Maria Lenk Trophy, saw Leonardo de Deus power away with the 200 fly in the world’s fastest time of 2015.
On day 3 of Brazil’s long course national championships, Thiago Pereira extended a long win streak while Cesar Cielo saw his come to a close.
In the first of Brazil’s two qualifying meets 18 athletes swam times under the standards needed to attend the World Championships in Kazan…
Etiene Medeiros won the women’s 50 backstroke at the Brazilian National Championships in a time of 27.37…
Bruno Fratus lifted a little further the hopes of the Brazilian 400 free relay going toward the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.
Joanna Maranhao, who led the women’s 400m IM field in her finals time of 4:41.00 comfortably cleared the Worlds cut of 4:43.46 at Brazilian Nationals.
Argentina’s Julia Sebastian broke her second National Record of the meet on Thursday. (Photo: Satiro Sodre/SSPress)
The swimming performances suffered on another cold evening (9C or 48F) at the Jose Finkel Trophy… (Photo: Satiro Sodre/SSPress)
Henrique Rodrigues upset Thiago Pereira in the men’s 200 IM, as the pair now ranks 2nd and 3rd in the world in 2013. (Photo:Satiro Sodre/SSPress)