Marcelo Chierighini will look to defend his top seed tonight in the men’s 100 free and book his ticket to the Olympics.
Cesar Cielo raced his way to the top 8 in this morning’s 100m freestyle prelim, but will have to work some major magic tonight in order to score an Olympic berth.
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.
Take a stroll through the Day 2 Photo Vault to sample the action that occurred in today’s blistering fast races courtesy of Satiro Sodré.
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.
Guilherme Guido (above) approached his 100m back South American Record by one one-hundredth of a second in Day 2 prelims of the Maria Lenk Trophy.
The British Olympic Association has partnered with Flamengo to use its facilities during the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Many of swimming’s best, including Phelps, Ledecky, and Dressel will come together this weekend in Orlando for the third stop of the Arena Pro Swim Series.
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.
Brandonn Almeida celebrates his Junior World Record in the 400 IM. Look here for more photos from today’s Brazil Open.
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.
In 2015, Pereira competed at his fourth Pan Ams, taking home 5 total medals and becoming the most decorated athlete in the history of the international sporting event with 23 total medals.
Chase Kalisz went head-to-head with North Baltimore teammate Michael Phelps, roaring home on the last 50 to win this morning’s 200m IM in 2:02.42.