WATCH Marcelo Chierighini Win Brazilian Title in 100 Free (RACE VIDEO)

2016 MARIA LENK TROPHY OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Day 4 of the 2016 Maria Lenk Trophy featured the first men’s sprint event that Brazil’s relay medal hopes for their home Olympics in August are based on: the 100 free. Even with no World Record holder Cesar Cielo present, Marcelo Chierighini gave his country some hope with a 48.23 win.

See all of the Day 4 A-Finals below, courtesy of SwimItUp. Check out their YouTube Channel here for more race videos and interviews (in Portuguese).

Men’s 100 Freestyle – Final

  • Brazilian Record: Cesar Cielo, 46.91 (2009)
  • FINA ‘A’ Qualification Standard: 48.99
  • ‘A’ Qualifiers from Brazil Open: 4
  1. Marcelo Chierighini, Pinheiros, 48.23
  2. Nicolas Oliveria, Fiat/Minas, 48.54
  3. Santo Condorelli, Canada, 48.66 *

* – International Swimmer

Women’s 200 Butterfly – Final

  • Brazilian Record: Joanna Maranhao, 2:09.38 (2015)
  • FINA ‘A’ Qualification Standard: 2:09.33
  • ‘A’ Qualifiers from Brazil Open: 0
  1. Shuang Li, China, 2:11.46 *
  2. Joanna Maranhao, Pinheiros, 2:11.75
  3. Virginia Bardach, Argentina, 2:12.08 *

* – International Swimmer

Men’s 200 Breaststroke – Final

  • Brazilian Record: Henrique Barbosa, 2:08.44 (2009)
  • FINA ‘A’ Qualification Standard: 2:11.66
  • ‘A’ Qualifiers from Brazil Open: 1
  1. Thiago Pereira, Fiat/Minas, 2:11.86
  2. Felipe Franca, Corinthians, 2:12.03
  3. Thiago Simon, Corinthians, 2:12.63

Team Standings Through Prova/Event 16

PINHEIROS 1124,00
CORINTHIANS 477,00
FIAT/MINAS 435,00
SESI-SP 355,00
UNISANTA 347,00
CR FLAMENGO/RJ 178,00
GNU 171,00
MARINA BC/RJ 55,00
FLUMENENSE FC/RJ 53,00
10º CURITIBANO 52,00

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ardy43

Unless I am missing something, will Bruno Fratus and Caesar Cielo me a part of the 2016 Brazilian Olympic team?

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