Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Argentinian Swimmers Continue Training Towards 2021 Games Amid Quarantine

Resulting from the confinement, all training facilities in Argentina have locked down, compromising athletes’ ability to fulfill their training programs.

  Comment First!

Read more »

Vini Lanza Creatively Finds A Way To Train At Home In Brazil

The three-time NCAA champion has been training in a lake at a family farm, even creating his own lane ropes.


Read more »

IOC Sets Date For Postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Let the countdown begin, as the IOC announces the official new start date of the 2020 Olympic Games, rescheduled to next year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Read more »

Read, Watch, Play: What Elite Swimmers Around The World Are Doing At Home

Does Bruno Fratus love Monopoly? Which book is helping Aimee Willmott pass the time? Check out what elite swimmers are reading, watching & gaming while home.

Rio 2016 Olympian Marcos Macedo Joins Fight Against Coronavirus In Brazil

The 29-year-old retired swimmer is at the forefront of fighting the epidemic, working 80 hours a week aiding hospitals in the city of Sao Paulo.

Liliana Ibáñez: “la decisión de posponer las Olimpiadas es la correcta”

La nadadora más rápida de México se mostraba contenta con la decisión del COI, ya que tendrá más tiempo para preparar los Juegos de Tokio.

Brazil Cancels 2020 Olympic Trials; Will Aim for Year-Ending Championship Meet

Bruno Fratus (above) was Brazil’s only medalist in an Olympic event at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships, taking silver in the 50 free.

More Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Brazilian Olympic Trials Now Pushed To June

As a testament to how quickly things are changing due to the evolving COVID-19 situation worldwide, another Olympic Trials competition has been moved.

Your Guide To All Of The International Olympic Swimming Trial Meet Changes

There hasn’t been an hour gone by without a meet or event being cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus. Get the big-picture view of it all here.

Brazil Still Planning to Hold Olympic Swimming Trials, But Without Spectators

In spite of the CBDA trying to downplay the severity of the coronavirus outbreak, the Brazilian Olympic Committee has pulled spectators from April’s Olympic Trials.

Olympic-Qualifier South American C’ships Cancelled Due To Coronavirus

The CADDA has announced that the South American Swimming Championships slated for later this month have been cancelled due to COVID-19.

ISL Finals Point Scorer Felipe Lima Moves From LA Current To Energy Standard

Meet the newest member of the International Swimming League (ISL) Team Energy Standard, Felipe Lima of Brazil. He makes the move from LA Current.

Mexico City Anti-Doping Lab Closes, Leaving Just 5 in W. Hemipshere

With the closure of the doping control laboratory in Mexico City, there are now only 5 WADA-accredited doping control laboratories in the Western Hemisphere.

February Racing In Review: Men’s World Rankings Shake-Ups

Refresh yourself on the big international swims from February as we take a look at how the men’s world rankings were affected.

Breno Correia Hits Lifetime Best 1:46.6 200 Free at Pinheiros Time Trial

Correia’s previous best was a 1:47.26, which was done at the 2019 Worlds prelims where he was just a couple of tenths from making the semifinals. 

Mexico’s National Synchronized Swimming Head Coach Accused Of Abuse, Corruption

Mexican head coach Adriana Loftus would have reportedly hired her husband as the sole responsible adult for the athletes’ mental health.

High-Level International Meets For March 2020

Hang onto your swim caps, as March is just the beginning of the hectic Olympic-qualifying schedule that is already upon us with Tokyo just over 150 days away.

Want to take your swimfandom to the next level?

Subscribe to SwimSwam Magazine!