Maria Lenk Trophy

Maria Lenk Trophy Just Over a Week Away

The Maria Lenk Trophy will be held from April 6th-11th in Rio and with just over a week to go the CBDA has published the first draft of the competition’s start lists…

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Maria Lenk Trophy Sees a Reduction in Foreign Participants

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…

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CBDA Takes Safe Route, Will Host 2015 Maria Lenk Meet at Fluminese

Cesar Cielo and the rest of the Brazilians will celebrate their national championship away from the Maria Lenk Aquatic Centre for the second-straight year in 2015.

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Blog do Coach: 2015 Maria Lenk trophy could be moving back to renovated Maria Lenk pool

Brazil’s biggest national swim meet could be returning to its most famous pool.


Brazil’s 2016 Maria Lenk Trophy to serve as test meet for Rio Olympics

The 2016 version of Brazil’s national championships will be open to foreign athletes and will serve as the official test meet for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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Brazil Publishes Qualifying Standards For Pan Pacific Championships

The Brazilian Aquatic Federation has come out with their qualifying standards for the 2014 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships which will…

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Rodrigues and Pereira Match 1:57’s in 200 IM; Dos Santos Tops Cielo in 50 Fly

Henrique Rodrigues upset Thiago Pereira in the men’s 200 IM, as the pair now ranks 2nd and 3rd in the world in 2013. (Photo:Satiro Sodre/SSPress)


Joao Gomes Wins Tight 100 Breaststroke on Day 4 of Maria Lenk

Joao Gomes Junior won a tight battle with Felipe Lima in the men’s 100 breaststroke (Photo: Satiro Sodre/SSPress)


Naidich Breaks South American Record; Pereira Wins 100 Fly on Day 2 of Maria Lenk Trophy

Thanks to D’Artagnan Dias, for contributing to this report. Day two of the 2013 Maria Lenk Trophy saw a similarly…


Disappointing Day Begins Maria Lenk Trophy; de Lucca Can’t Swim Finals

NCAA Champion Joao de Lucca will hope for at best a relay swim in the 200 free after failing to gain a club affiliation in time for the 2013 Maria Lenk Trophy. (File Photo: Tim Binning/


2013 Maria Lenk Trophy Preview

The 2013 edition of the Maria Lenk Trophy will begin tomorrow in Rio de Janeiro. This year’s meet will be…


Three Brazilians, 1 Olympian, in Front of Doping Panel

One member of the Brazilian Olympic Team is implicated in the latest doping scandal in Brazilian Swimming.


Maria Lenk Wrap-Up and Second Chances for Dopers

Garrett wraps up the Maria Lenk Trophy Meet and talks about the Court of Arbitration of Sport’s decision to give dopers a second chance in Britain.

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Sprint News 4/29/12: CAS Rules on Brits; Brazil Fails in 800 FR

The CAS’ latest ruling is causing a stir in the Olympic sporting community.

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Silva Goes Textile Best on Slow Day 4 in Brazil

Felipe Silva didn’t get his desired World, or even National, Records at Maria Lenk, but at least he came away with a textile best. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/