Etiene Medeiros (pictured) and Larissa Oliveira both qualified for the Olympics in the 100 freestyle, the first time two Brazilian women have done so since 1988.
Larissa Oliveira needs to drop a tenth from her morning swim to earn an individual Olympic berth in the women’s 100 freestyle.
Passing her previous Brazilian National Record of 54.61, Larissa Oliveira clocks the second fastest 100 free of all time by a Brazilian in prelims with 54.53.
One South American continental, three Venezuelan, two Argentine, and one Ecuadorian records were set yesterday at the final day of competition at the 2016 South American Championships.
Esteban Enderica set new Ecuadorian and South American Continental records in the 1500 free on the final day of the 2016 South American Championships.
Andreina Pinto of Venezuela snagged a FINA A cut in the women’s 400m freestyle tonight to go with her 200m freestyle mark from yesterday at the South American Championships.
19 year old Santiago Grassi was the star of the Argentine Short Course National Championships setting two new national records…
Julia Sebastian of Argentina took the women’s 200 breaststroke in a new national record time of 2:28.25…
Paraguay’s Olympic flag-bearer Benjamin Hockin Brusquetti picked up a pair of wins on the first day of the South American Championships.
Thiago Simon, Julia Sebastian set South American breaststroke records on day 2 of Jose Finkel Trophy
South American records went down in both 200 breaststrokes on the second day of the Jose Finkel Trophy in Brazil.
On the final day of the Argentinian Championships this weekend, both genders managed to knock down national records in the breaststroke races.
Julia Sabastian continues to impress in South American; perhaps emerging as continental queen of new generation.
The morning at the second day of the 2014 Maria Lenk Trophy Sao Paolo, Brazil started off with Thiago Simon recording a Pan Pacific Championships qualifying time in the men’s 200 breaststroke.
Katinka Hosszu will race at the 2014 Maria Lenk Trophy in two weeks, swimming for Corinthians.