Maria Lenk Brazil Trials: South American Records Tumble

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, May 8. THE second day of the Maria Lenk Brazilian Trials featured a few continental records being rewritten.

Guilherme Guido nearly dipped under 25 seconds in the men's 50 back as he clocked a time of 25.04 that set the continental, national and meet record. The performance stands as the fourth-best in the world this year.

The men's 200 freestyle relay squad of Nicholas Dos Santos, Cesar Cielo, Bruno Fratus and Jader Souza cleared the continental, national and meet records in the event with a time of 1:28.19.

In other action, Rodrigo Castro clocked a time of 1:48.81 to set a meet record in the men's 200 free to just miss the Olympic A cut. He did easily meet the B cut. Fabiola Molina then nabbed the women's 50 back meet record with a time of 28.71.

Monique Ferreira touched out a threesome in the 2:02s with a time of 2:02.34 in the women's 200 free. Paula Ribeiro (2:02.45) and Tatiana Barbosa (2:02.76) finished second and third, but Ferreira has the top Beijing position with the top B cut time.

Gabriella Silva punched in with an Olympic A cut in the women's 100 fly when she hit the wall in 59.13, while Kaio Almeida did the same with a time of 52.48 in the men's 100 fly.

Joanna Maranhao beat the Olympic B standard in the women's 400 IM with a time of 4:52.55, while Thiago Pereira earned his second gold with a time of 4:13.04 in the men's 400 IM. He easily eclipsed the A cut.

Carolina Penteado, Michelle Lenhardt, Carolina Moncorvo and Talita Ribeiro won the women's 200 free relay in 1:45.26.

Event results.

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