Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil Announcers 12-Strong SC World Champs Roster, Scheffer Declines Roster Spot

Headlining this crew is 42-year-old Nicholas Santos, who is set to retire after SC Worlds.

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2022 South American Games Kick Off On October 2nd

The 2022 South American Games are nearly upon us, with swimming action kicking off from Asuncion, Paraguay beginning on October 2nd.

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High-Level International Meets For October 2022

Short course world record holder Kyle Chalmers of Australia is expected to race at all 3 stops of the FINA World Cup which kicks off in October.

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Holocaust Survivor Nora Tausz Ronai Persists in Her Masters Swim Career at 98

Holocaust survivor Nora Tausz Ronai proved that she is a woman of strength with her 400 IM race at the Pan American Masters Championships at 98 years old.

2022 Jose Finkel Day 5: Costa Cracks Another South American Record – 7:41.23 800FR

The fifth and final day of the 2022 Jose Finkel Trophy in Recife saw yet another South American Record fall, this time at the hands of Guilherme Costa.

Brazil SC Worlds Roster Update: Santos and Scheffer Hit Qualifying Times on Day 4

Nicholas Santos and Fernando Scheffer have now punched their tickets to SC Worlds, which are set to take place in December in Melbourne, AUS.

2022 Jose Finkel Day 4: Scheffer Clocks South American Record 1:41.32 SCM 200 FR

Staying true to the first three days of the meet, day four of the 2022 Jose Finkel Trophy in Recife saw a South American Record go down.

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Brazil SC World Champs Roster Update Day 3: Gomes Punches Ticket with 25.86 50 BR

Gomes joins Leonardo Santos and Caio Pumputis, who have also qualified for the World Champs roster.

2022 Jose Finkel Day 3: Conceicao Cracks South American Record in Women’s 50 BR

Brazilian breaststrokers stole the show on the third day of the 2022 Jose Finkel Trophy in Recife.

Brazil SC Worlds Roster Update: Santos & Pumputis Become First to Qualify (Day 2)

Brazil has put forward one of the more difficult selection criteria we’ve ever seen for an international roster.

Jose Finkel Trophy Day 2: Costa Downs South American Record in SCM 1500 – 14:39.42

The 2nd day of the 2022 Jose Finkel Trophy in Recife, BRA saw more records, including meet, Brazilian, and South American marks.

Jose Finkel Day 1: Heitmann Cracks South American Record in Women’s SCM 400 Free

With those performances, Heitmann, Almeida, and Roncatto are now the #1, #2, and #4 performers all-time in Brazilian and South American history.

2022 Jose Finkel Trophy Will be Nicholas Santos’ Final Meet on Brazilian Soil

Santos hinted after the 2021 SC World Championships that he would compete one more year before retiring, and it looks like he’s sticking with that timeline. 

2022 Jose Finkel Preview: Santos, Costa, and Scheffer Among Top Swimmers Entered

The 5-day SCM meet will feature the top swimmers in Brazil, as well as a handful of high-profile international swimmers.

Costa Rica and Dominican Republic Down National Records in Women’s 4×100 FR Relay

Prelims of the girls 4×100 free relay at the 2022 World Junior Championships this morning saw a pair of national records fall.