DOHA – Brazil won its first men’s 400 medley relay by way of a sizzling anchor leg by Cesar Cielo at the FINA World Short Course Championships. Watch Race Video
Already a winner in the 100 free earlier in the night, Cielo delivered a 44.67 anchor as Guilherme Guido (50.11), Felipe Silva (56.73), Marcos Macedo (49.63) and Cielo put up a 3:21.14 to win the finale.
That’s Brazil’s first win ever in the event after taking bronze in 2010 with a team of Guido, Silva, Kaio Almeida and Cielo.
Team USA’s Matt Grevers (49.79), Cody Miller (57.03), Tom Shields (48.80) and Ryan Lochte (45.87) took second in 3:21.49.
That’s Lochte’s record 38th career short course medal. He’s now won 21 golds, 10 silvers and seven bronzes, and has earned eight medals this week.
France’s Florent Manaudou (50.35), Giacomo Perez-Dortona (57.00), Mehdy Metella (49.07) and Clement Mignon (45.84) raced their way to bronze in 3:22.26.
Russia (3:22.53), Great Britain (3:22.78), Australia (3:22.86), Japan (3:22.92) and Germany (3:23.37) closed out the rest of the top eight.
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- Women’s 200 free relay
- Men’s 100 free
- Women’s 50 back
- Men’s 200 back
- Women’s 200 breast
- Men’s 100 IM
- Women’s 100 fly
- Men’s 50 breast
- Women’s 50 free
- Men’s 200 fly
- Men’s 1500 free
- Women’s 200 free
- Men’s 400 medley relay
- Women’s 400 medley relay
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