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.
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.
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.
Junior world record holder Brandonn Almeida is among Brazil’s list of competitors for the 2016 South American Championships
Several Brazilian swimmers wrote a joint letter to the President of the Brazil Olympic Committee, requesting the opportunity to have two guaranteed tickets for family members…
Leonardo de Deus grabbed two ‘A’ cuts at the Brazil Open, most likely locking down a spot on the Olympic team in both the 200 fly and the 200 back.
Bruno Fratus put up a world-leading 50 freestyle as the Brazilians continued to impress on the last night of competition.
Etiene Medeiros snagged an Olympic “A” cut in the women’s 100 freestyle this morning, claiming a new South American Record to boot.
Brazilian Leonardo De Deus cleared the FINA “A” Olympic Qualifying Standard in the men’s 200m backstroke, thereby, most likely, earning his way onto the Brazilian Olympic roster.
Australians Taylor McKeown and Leah Neale both set meet records on day 5 of Brazil’s Jose Finkel Trophy, along with Brazilian Leonardo de Deus.
His squad’s 4x100m free relay team wound up 4th yesterday, but not before Matheus Santana threw down the hammer with a 47.82 anchor split.