Leonardo de Deus kept right on charging through day 5 of Brazil’s national championships, the Maria Lenk Trophy. The dimunitive distance man broke the South American 400 free record a day after doing the same in the 200 fly.
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.
Joanna Maranhao, who led the women’s 400m IM field in her finals time of 4:41.00 comfortably cleared the Worlds cut of 4:43.46 at Brazilian Nationals.
Julia Sebastian of Argentina took the women’s 200 breaststroke in a new national record time of 2:28.25…
Cesar Cielo won the 50 on day 3, though a bad turn left him slower than his preliminary time.
In addition to Matheus Santana’s outstanding Junior World Record, one Brazilian record fell to Leonardo de Deus (pictured) on day 3 of the Brazil Winter Championships, and a South American record survived a scare by just .15.
Brazil’s Poliana Okimoto crushed the National Record in the women’s 1500 free on Monday after not swimming the race at Worlds. (Photo: Satiro Sodre/SSPresse)