Swimming Snapshot On Way To Rio: Gomes Jr, 30, Back From Doping Ban, On Big 59.06 PB

Brazil's current anti-doping operation was established in 2014 but in 2016 Brazil found itself on the list of nation's put on notice by WADA for non-compliance and told to step up

The Olympic test event and Maria Lenk Trophy in Brazil started this morning under a cloud marked “yes, swimming does have serious doping issues”. At the helm of pace in the 100m breaststroke, on 59.06, off a 27.67 at the turn: Joao Gomes Junior. The time left him just 0.03 shy of the Brazilian record that has…

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400 IM final: As expected, only Brandonn under A Fina time with 4:14:63, almost matched his PB.

100 fly: Daiene Dias went 58,07 and Daynara is now the 2nd qualifier with 58,38.


Live time results


No one under fina A on Men 400 free.

On women 400 IM Joanna with 3:38:66, now only the men 100 breast left..


Joao Gomes 59,10 and Felipe França 59,36. No one else under 1:00 but top 5 under Fina A Standard.

Craig Lord

Thanks for the instant updates Rafael. best, C

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