Pair of South American Long Course Standards Set at Brazilian Swimming Championships

VITORIA, Brazil, December 16. ACCORDING to reports out of Brazil, a pair of South American long course meter records fell at the Brazilian Swimming Championships held in Vitoria.

Thiago Pereira lowered his 400 IM standard to 4:14.67 in his win. That time knocked two seconds off his previous record of 4:16.86 set on Aug. 18, 2006.

Meanwhile, Felipe Lima dropped his 100 breaststroke South American record after coming up .08 seconds shy of the 50 breast standard yesterday. Lima touched in 1:01.52, to cut .04 seconds off the 1:01.56 set on Sept. 10, 2006.

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