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Four South American Records Broken -- July 9, 2001

By Jorge Aguado

SANTOS, Brazil. July 9. FOUR South American short course records were set in the Paulista Stadual Short Course Championships held in the pool of Clube de Regatas Internacional in Santos (San Pablo) last weekend.

Marcelo Augusto Tomazini, 23, erased from the book the records for all three distances in breastroke. The new standards are:
50m breast: 27.67
100 breast: 1:00.23
200 breast: 2:12.02

On the women's side, 17 year-old Suzanne Charma Almeida (Regatas Internacional) clocked a record 25.60 for 50m free.