Leah Neale Tracks Down 800 Free Meet Record at 2015 Jose Finkel Trophy

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Leah Neale took down the women’s 800-meter free meet record at the 2015 Jose Finkel Trophy.

Neale clocked a top time of 8:38.81 for the win, and broke Poliana Okimoto’s meet record of 8:40.05 set back in 2009.

Okimoto placed second tonight in 8:42.19 with Viviane Eichelberger snatching third in 8:48.08.

Bruno Fratus blasted his way to a winning effort in the men’s 50-meter free

Fratus clocked a time of 21.89 after leading prelims with a 21.99.  That’s half-a-second back of his fourth-ranked season best of 21.55 from Worlds.

Italo Manzine Duarte finished second in 22.14 with Matheus Santana taking third in 22.22.

Etiene Medeiros cranked out a 25.18 to win the women’s 50-meter freestyle finale.

That swim is shy of her South American and Brazilian record of 24.55 that ranks 10th this year out of the Pan American Games.

Graciele Herrmann placed second in 25.25 with Lorrane Cristina snaring third in 25.42.

Joanna Maranhao, ranked 17th in the world with a 4:38.07 from the Pan Am Games, won the women’s 400-meter IM title in 4:43.35.

Florencia Perotti took second in 4:51.05 with Gabriela Albuquerque earning third in 4:56.12.

Gabriel Ogawa won the men’s 400-meter IM in a time of 4:23.14 with Leonardo Santos just behind in second with a 4:23.78.

Icaro Pereira wound up third overall in the event with a time of 4:24.43.

Pinheiros’ Manuella Lyrio, Joanna Maranhao, Aline Rodrigues and Larissa Oliveira won the women’s 800-meter free relay in a meet-record time of 8:05.60.

SCCP’s Joao Amorim, Fernando Dos Santos, Leonardo De Deus and Thiago Simon snared the men’s 800-meter free relay in a time of 7:20.48.

2015 Jose Finkel Trophy: Day 3 – Results

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Tammy Lee
8 years ago

Katie Ledecky must not have been there. Ha!

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