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Auburn's Marcelo Chierighini celebrates winning the SEC Championship in the 50-yard freestyle Wednesday, Feb. 20. (Courtesy of Todd Van Emst)
Auburn's Marcelo Chierighini celebrates winning the SEC Championship in the 50-yard freestyle Wednesday, Feb. 20. (Courtesy of Todd Van Emst)

11/22/2016, 2:51pm

Auburn alumnus to compete for Olympic medal Wednesday

Marcel Chierighini, a native of Brazil and Auburn swim and dive alumnus (2010-14), qualified for the men's 100m freestyle final at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics with a 48.23 semifinal time on Tuesday.