Gabrielle Assis Da Silva was among the winner for Brazil in the pool ©Getty Images

Brazil continued their dominance in the pool by winning nine swimming titles on day two of competition at the Asunción 2022 South American Games.

Gabrielle Assis Da Silva was among those to top the podium in the Paraguayan capital as she clinched the women’s 200 metres breaststroke crown in 2min 28.34sec to see off the challenge of Argentinians Macarena Ailen Ceballos and Martina Lucia Barbeito.

Stephanie Balduccini overcame Giovanna Tomanik Diamante to top a Brazilian one-two in the women’s 200m freestyle final after finishing in 2:00.54.

Giovanna Tomanik Diamante captured the women’s 50m butterfly crown in 26.88 before Brazil added another gold when winning the women’s 3x100m medley relay in 4:07.96.

Other victories in the women’s category went to Argentina, with Florence Perotti claiming the 400m individual medley title in 4:46:49 and Andrea Eliana Berrino bagging the 100m backstroke crown in 1:01:59.

There was also success for Brazil in the men’s races as Brandonn Pierry Cruz De Almeida came out on top in the men’s 400m individual medley final in 4:19.25.

Leonardo Gomes De Deus saw off fellow Brazilian Guilherme Dias Masse Basseto to win men’s 100m backstroke gold in 55.05.

The men’s 200 breaststroke also saw an all-Brazilian dual as Evandro Vinicius Dos Santos Silva edged out Caio Rodrigues Pumputis in 2:13.22.

Gabriel Da Silva Santos claimed the men’s 500m butterfly title in 24.00, while Brazil also triumphed in the men’s 4x100m medley relay final in 04:07.96.

Alfonso Mestre of Ecuador denied Brazil a clean sweep in the men’s finals when he defeated Vinicius Tavares Assuncao to seal men’s 200m freestyle gold in 1:48.61.

Away from the pool, Brazil boosted their gold medal count when Nicole Helena Yonamine Mota won the women’s individual kata title.

The men’s individual kata crown went to Venezuela’s Cleiver Leocadio Casanova Guerrero, while Valeria Lorena Echever Marmolejo of Ecuador and Rodrigo Rojas Macchiavello of Chile won the respective women’s over 68 kilogram and over-84kg kumite titles.

Brazil also won the mixed team title in the equastrian as Argentina came second and Uruguay bagged bronze.

Chile were the top team in the rowing events, earning three of the five golds on offer, with all of those victories coming in the women’s events as Uruguay won the two men’s finals.