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.
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.
23-year-old Larissa Oliveira has broken national and continental records in the 200 freestyle at Brazil’s national championships, the 2016 Maria Lenk Trophy.
Leonardo De Deus is the big favorite today in the men’s 200 fly.
Etiene Medeiros snagged an Olympic “A” cut in the women’s 100 freestyle this morning, claiming a new South American Record to boot.
Several states in Brazil held their championship meets over this past weekend…
Sun Yang absolved of any wrongdoing by FINA in relation to warm-up pool altercation at World Championships.
Bruno Fratus clocked the only sub-22 50m freestyle on day 3 of the 2015 Jose Finkel Trophy.
Nicolas Oliveira was tonight’s winner of the men’s 200m freestyle event at the 2015 Jose Finkel Trophy.
Felipe Franca da Silva posted the world’s second fastest time in the 50 breaststroke while the Pinheiros took the team title…
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.
Larissa Oliveira (right) broke the South American 100 back record previously held by Manuella Lyrio (left), who finished second.
Brazil’s long course national championships – known as the Maria Lenk Trophy – kicked off this morning in Rio de Janeiro, with rising star Etiene Medeiros headlining.