The Brazil Swimming Trophy ended this Saturday (9) at the María Lenc Water Park in Rio de Janeiro. With the conclusion of the competitions, the names of 30 athletes representing Brazil at the World Championships in Budapest, Hungary were confirmed.
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These include Ribeirao Preto’s swimmer Nicolas Santos, who is heading into the 17th World Cup to compete in the 50m butterfly, and Guilherme Bassetto, who will defend Brazil in the 4×400 medley relay.
Swimmer Luiz Gustavo Borges, son of former athlete Gustavo Borges, who was born in Ribeirao Preto, was also guaranteed a place at the World Cup in the 50 m freestyle event. Luiz Gustavo was born in Jacksonville, United States.
“It was a very high level competition in which our swimmers performed which gives us a lot of excitement for this World Cup. This is a young team, with great talent, and who will also be able to rely on the experience of Olympic medalists. , record holder and world champion”, said Gustavo Otsuka, swimming manager of the Confederation of Brazilian Water Sports (CBDA).
And with the end of the controversies, Esporte Clube Pinheiros, the champions of the Brazil Swimming Trophy 2022, were also known. The team from So Paulo was the one that scored the most points in the competition: 2,138 points. This was followed by the Minas Tonis club with 1,626.50 points, and Unisanta completed the podium. (with information from Agnesia Brasil),