SAO PAOLO, Brazil, December 5. THE fourth day of action at the Brazilian Short Course Championships fashioned a few more meet records.
Gabriel Mangabeira put up a meet-record time of 50.88 in the men's 100 back. That time pushed Mangabeira up to fifth in the world rankings as one of just five swimmers under 51 seconds. Guilherme Guido finished second in 51.00, just short of his second-ranked season best of 50.46 set at the Jose Finkel Trophy in September. Henrique Martins snatched third in 53.61.
Fabiola Molina lowered the meet record in the women's 100 back during prelims with a 59.08 before clinching the title in finals with a 59.26. Natalia Diniz snared second in 1:01.54, while Isabela Silva touched third in 1:01.84.
Julia Gerotto snagged the women's 200 fly crown in a meet-record 2:12.90. Larissa Cieslak placed second in 2:13.03, while Manuella Lyrio took second in 2:18.08.
Lyrio captured the women's 400 free title in 4:14.58, while Ana Da Cunha picked up second in 4:14.85. Sarah Correa wound up third in 4:17.52. Lucas Kanieski followed in the men's 400 free with a 3:46.69 for the win. Leonardo Sants touched second in 3:47.54, while Armando Negreiros earned third in 3:50.31.
Lucas Salatta posted the top time in the men's 200 fly with a 1:55.24. Leonardo De Deus earned second in 1:56.13, while Frederico Castro placed third in 1:56.79.