Day 4 of the Brazilian Swimming Championships 2023 was an eventful day that saw several swimmers qualify for the World Championships. Among the events held on this day was the men’s 100m freestyle, which saw Guilherme Santos and Marcelo Chierighini win with times of 48.11 points and 48.14 points, respectively. Both swimmers cleared the required time of 48.51 points needed to qualify for the World Championships. Santos and Chierighini ranked 14th and 15th in the world, respectively, with their performances.
In the women’s 200m breaststroke, Gabriel Silva won gold with a time of 2:25.31, making her the only swimmer to break the qualifying time of 2:25.91 for the World Championships. Silva’s time also broke her own previous record of 2:26.38 set at last month’s Pro Swim Series Westmont.
In the women’s 800m freestyle, Vivien Jungblut also delivered an impressive performance, winning gold with a time of 8:32.83. She cleared the minimum required time of 8:37.90 needed to qualify for the World Championships. Jungblut is the current Brazilian national record holder, having set her personal best time of 8:29.30 at the Brazilian Open last December.
Chierighini’s performance in the men’s 100m freestyle was particularly noteworthy as it marked his best time of the season. However, his resume lists him as the second-fastest Brazilian ever with a record time of 47.58 seconds set in 2019.
In summary, the Brazilian Swimming Championships 2023 Day 4 featured impressive performances by several swimmers, with many qualifying for the World Championships. The events held showcased the athletes’ talents and highlighted their potential for future success.