SOFLO’s Melissa Marinheiro Third In Brazilian 13-14 Age Group Nationals Opening Event

SOFLO’s Melissa Marinheiro Third In Brazilian 13-14 Age Group Nationals Opening Event


November 24, 2011

WRITTEN BY SHARON ROBB

Melissa Marinheiro got off to a good start Thursday at the Brazilian National 13-14 Swimming Championships in Joao Pessoa, Paraiba-Brazil.

The West Broward High School freshman, seeded third in the 800-yard freestyle, finished third in 9:28.88.

Marinheiro, 14, will also compete in the 200-yard freestyle, 200-yard individual medley and 400-yard freestyle.

Old sister Marcella Marinheiro, 17, competes next week in the 17-18 meet.

The meet format is prelim swims are held at night and championship finals in the morning.

Sharon Robb can be reached at sha11cats@aol.com

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