Maria Lenk Brazil Trials: Curtains Close on Meet With More Records

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, May 11. A few more records fell during the final day of swimming at the Maria Lenk Brazil Trials held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Tatiana Barbosa nearly posted an Olympic A cut en route to breaking the South American record in the women's 100 free with a time of 55.34.

Additionally, Fabiola Molina posted an Olympic B cut with a time of 1:01.95 to break the meet record in the women's 100 back. Tatiane Sakemi also broke a Brazilian record with a second-place time of 1:11.20 in the women's 100 breast, finishing behind Liliane Guiscardo's winning 1:10.70.

In relay action, Carolina Henao, Fernanda Moraes, Julia Volkmann and Jessica Cavalheiro won the women's 400 free in 3:51.39, while Flavia Delaroli-Cazziolato, Barbosa, Michele Lenhardt and Monique Ferreira apparently set a South American record with a time of 3:43.16 in an exhibition swim.

Meanwhile, Fernando Silva, Alan Vitoria, Lucas Salatta and Cesar Cielo broke the meet record in the men's 400 free relay with a time of 3:19.52.

Silva touched out Nicolas Oliveira, 49.61 to 49.75, in the men's 100 free, while Cielo finished a surprising third in 49.98 with all three surpassing the Olympic B cut.

Guilherme Guido earned the men's 100 back title in 54.64 to beat the Olympic A cut, while Henrique Barbosa won the men's 100 breast in 1:00.92 to clear the A cut and nearly surpass his South American record of 1:00.79.

Joanna Maranhao cruised in the women's 200 IM with a winning time of 2:20.59, while Thiago Pereira topped the men's 200 IM in 1:59.10 to eclipse the Olympic A cut.

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