Now that the Brazil Trophy meet is officially done, Brazil has announced rosters for this summer’s big meets.
La argentina Delfina Pignatiello sigue destacándose en el Campeonato Brasileño, con su segunda medalla dorada, sólo superada por la estadounidense Mallory Comerford que hoy ya ganó su tercer oro individual. Además, los locales brillaron en los 100 libre.
It was a big night for Pinheiros Club, whose swimmers rattled a couple of South American records tonight.
La nadadora argentina fue la gran figura extranjera del primer día del Campeonato Brasileño, que también tuvo una final masculina de 200 libre en altísimo nivel, con clasificados locales al Mundial.
Fernando Scheffer led the way in 1:46.27, the world’s No. 6 200 free time this year.
Open water podium staple Ana Marcela Cunha won by 28 seconds.
Fernando Scheffer dropped a 1:45.51 swim in the men’s 200 freestyle for a new Continental Record.
2016 Olympian Miguel Valente was one of six individual champions on the first day of the 2018 Brazil Open.
World Record holder Cesar Cielo didn’t overtly announce a retirement, but he made comments that strongly indicated that Sunday was his last day of racing on Brazilian soil.
2018 JOSE FINKEL TROPHY (BRAZIL’S SHORT COURSE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP MEET) August 24th-28th, 2018 Esporte Clube Pinheiros, Sao Paulo, Brazil 25m…
Brazil’s Ana Marcela Cunha and Viviane Jungblut topped the women’s podium, while Fernando Ponte and Diogo Villarinho earned silver and bronze on the men’s side at the Lac St. Jean Marathon Swim World Series.
Besides Cielo, Viviane Jungblut was also announced this week to have withdrawn, with both being replaced by the next-best available swimmers.
Bruno Fratus, Viviane Jungblut, and Guilherme Costa were among the winners on the final day of the 2018 Brazil Trophy.
Among Thursday’s event winners were Gabriel Santos in the 100 free, Kira Toussaint in the 50 back, and Leonardo de Deus in the 200 fly.