Brazilians swam 23 blistering marks in 2011

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The Brazilian swimmers conclude 2011 with 23 brilliant times. In all, 14 athletes and one relay team clocked times that would qualify them for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. In the last event of 2011, an additional five swimmers got the marks: Graciele Herrmann in the 50 free, Joanna Maranhao in the 400 medley, Henrique Barbosa in the 100 and 200 breast, Joao Luiz Junior in the 100 breast and Nicolas Oliveira in the 100 free. In open water swimming, Brazilian star Poliana Okimoto has qualified to dispute the marathon swimming race in London too.


Joao Luiz Jr, victorious in 100m breast - credit: Satiro Sodre
Joao Luiz Jr, victorious in 100m breast - credit: Satiro Sodre


Check below the list of Brazilian swimmers with top-qualifying marks:

Women
Graciele Herrmann (50 free)
Joanna Maranhao (400 medley)
Daynara de Paula (100 fly)

Men
Kaio Marcio de Almeida (100 and 200 fly)
Henrique Barbosa (100 and 200 breast)
Leonardo de Deus (200 fly and 200 back)
Cesar Cielo Filho (50 and 100 free)
Felipe Franca (100 breast)
Bruno Fratus (50 and 100 free)
Joao Luiz Junior (100 breast)
Felipe Lima (100 breast)
Nicolas Oliveira (100 free)
Thiago Pereira (200 breast, 200 back, 200 and 400 I.M.)
Henrique Rodrigues (200 I.M.)
4x100 free men’s relay


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