The weekend of Olympic sports in Brazil showed that the base is strengthening in the pools. The country ended the Junior Swimming Championships in Lima, Peru with its best ever campaign. Also noteworthy were Manoel Mesias’ gold medal in triathlon and Gabriel Siqueira’s bronze in taekwondo. Check it out
Historical results in pools
The youth swimming championship ended this Sunday in Lima, the capital of Peru. Brazil had its best campaign in the event’s history with a total of five medals: one gold, three silvers and one bronze.
The last podium came this Sunday with Beatrice Bezerra’s silver in the 100m butterfly. She swam the distance in 59.69, under the 1-minute barrier for the first time, just behind Japan’s Mizuki Hira. It was Beatrice’s third medal in this competition. he was also in the top three in the 50m butterfly and 4x100m freestyle relay.
gold in the triathlon
Manoel Messias was the champion of the Spanish Valencia stage of the Triathlon World Cup. The Brazilian competed in the sprint event on Saturday and completed a 750m swim, a 20km bike ride and a 5km run in 50m40. A victory that counts precious points for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games qualification rating.
Bronze in taekwondo
Gabriel Siqueira also added important points for the ranking in the Olympic capital itself. The Brazilian won a bronze medal in the +67 kg weight category at the Paris Taekwondo Grand Prix, losing only to the French Althea Laurin in the semi-finals. During the campaign, the victory of the world champion of the Olympic Games, British Bianca Wakden was remarkable.
Vitor Felipe/Renato and Barbara Seixas/Carol Solberg Champions in Natal
Vitor Felipe/Renato won the men’s match and Barbara Seishas/Carol Solberg won the women’s match in the ninth round of the Brazilian beach volleyball tournament. Vitor and Renato won the Top 8 event for the fourth time this season, while Barbara and Carol lifted the event trophy for the third time. In addition to the title, the partnerships ensure that the cost of participating in the World Tour round is covered by the Brazilian Volleyball Confederation (CBV).
Brazil in the quarter-finals of the Copa América
The Brazilian men’s basketball team is still ahead of Uruguay in the group stage of the Copa America, but has already secured a place in the quarterfinals. The early seeding was sealed with a 100-60 win over Columbia on Saturday. The team beat Canada 72-63 in the opening game on Friday.
Thank you, Bruno.
In tennis, the Brazilian weekend at the US Open was marked by the farewell of Bruno Soares, who was eliminated in the second round of the doubles next to the British Andy Murray. At age 40, Bruno achieved a career-high ATP doubles world No. 2 ranking in 2016 and added 33 titles. Three Grand Slam victories were recorded: the Australian Open in 2016 and the US Open in 2016 and 2020.