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.
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.
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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.
Esteban Enderica set new Ecuadorian and South American Continental records in the 1500 free on the final day of the 2016 South American Championships.
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
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.