Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

The Results Are In: Find Out Who Won SwimSwam’s 2022 World Champs Fantasy Draft

Find out whether Braden, Retta, Coleman, or Ben scored the most points in the fantasy draft (spoiler alert: it wasn’t Ben).


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2022 Swammy Awards: World Championships — Women’s Edition

in this article, SwimSwam recognizes the best overall, breakout, relay, and junior female swimmers from this year’s world championship meet.


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Two-Time El Salvadoran Olympian Marcelo Acosta Announces Retirement

Two-time Olympian Marcelo Acosta, one of the greatest swimmers in El Salvadoran history, announced his retirement from swimming earlier this month.

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Ranking The Top 15 Women Of The 2022 FINA World Championships

In this article, we rank who we thought were the top 15 women that competed at the 2022 FINA World Championships last week.

Ranking The Top 15 Men Of The 2022 World Championships

In the wake of 8 days of fast racing, check out our rankings of the top 15 from the 2022 World Championships in Budapest.

Costa Sets 5th Continental Record in 6 Swims at Worlds (S. America Day 8 Recap)

Guilherme Costa broke his fifth South American record in six swims at the 2022 Worlds by lowering his own mark to 14:48.53 in the men’s 1500 free.

2022 World Championships: Day 8 Finals Live Recap

Tune in for the 16th and final session of swimming at the 2022 World Championships featuring the men’s 50 back, women’s 400 IM, and more!

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Brazil Breaks Another Continental Relay Record (Day 7 S. America Recap)

Before this week’s World Championships, no South American woman had broken the 54-second mark in the 100 freestyle. Now the continent can claim a pair.

American Ryan Lochte One of Several Olympians to Complete Flowers Sea Swim

Several Olympians, including 12-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte competed in the Flowers Sea Swim in Grand Cayman on June 11.

Opinion: Bruno’s 100th 21-Second 50 Free Was Poetically Imperfect

Andy Hardt, better known as Livestream Andy, was moved by the grind it took for Bruno Fratus to go sub-22 in the 50 free in 100 different races.

South Africa and Peru Scratch Mixed 4×100 Free Relay Prelims in Budapest

Most of the prelims scratches on day seven of the World Championships came from swimmers who withdrew from the meet like South Africa’s Coetze or Shayna Jack

Brazil Sets South American Record in Men’s 4×200 FR; Korea Breaks National Record

Brazil showed off its depth as all four swimmers – Fernando Scheffer, Vinicius Assuncao, Murilo Sartori, and Breno Correia – dipped under the 1:47 mark.

Fratus Clocks 100th 21-Point LCM 50 Free of His Career (Day 6 S. America Recap)

One of the moments we’ve been most highly anticipating at these World Championships came earlier than expected.

Grousset Clips Fratus At The Wall To Win 50 Free Swim-Off In New Best of 21.59

Maxime Grousset clocked a personal best time of 21.59 to top Bruno Fratus (21.62) for the eighth spot in tomorrow’s final of the men’s 50 free.

2022 World Championships: Day 6 Prelims Live Recap

World record holder Sarah Sjostrom leads the women’s 50 butterfly this morning after placing 2nd in the 100 free semifinal last night.