Two South American Records fell on day 3 of the Maria Lenk Trophy, along with numerous swims moving into the top 10 in the world for 2016-17.
Joanna Maranhao lowered the Brazilian 400 free record in a time of 4:09.41 on day 1 of the Maria Lenk Trophy.
Andy Arteta, Nico Deferrari, Macarena Ceballos, Kristel Kobrich and Virginia Bardach each won three events to highlight Argentina’s national championship meet.
The roster includes Rio Olympian Santiago Grassi, the Argentine National Record holder in the 100 and 200 butterflies.
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.
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.
The Maria Lenk Trophy traditionally plays host to some heavy hitting foreign swimmers, but this year’s event will not see the same level of international competition…