Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Under Threat of Removal, Brazil’s CBDA President Resigns, Citing Health Issues

Miguel Cagnoni, president of Brazil’s swimming federation, has announced his resignation, citing his wife’s health. Cagnoni was facing a vote on his removal.

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Mexico Could Face Penalty Over Swim Caps Used At Panamerican Games

Mexico could face a penalty as a result of wearing swim caps with a displayed abbreviation different from the one permitted by the IOC and FINA.

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International Swimming League Roster Refresh

With the technical details of the ISL’s inaugural season now disclosed, refresh yourself on each of the eight squads’ stacked rosters.

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Mexican Record Holder Lili Ibañez Joins Brett Hawke’s Training Group

Brett Hawke (above) is also training the 2019 World Championships silver medalist in the men’s 50 free Bruno Fratus.

Ferreira Clinches 100 Free Title At José Finkel Trophy

At the Jose Finkel this weekend, Pan Pacific Championships relay medalist Marco Ferreria earned 100m free gold in a time of 48.48.

Nicholas Santos Does His Thing For Gold At José Finkel Trophy

The ageless Nicholas Santo put another gold in his pocket by taking the men’s 50m fly event on night 4 of the 2019 Jose Finkel Trophy.

Medeiros & Lanza Double Up On Golds At José Finkel Trophy

Vini Lanza already took one gold here in Brazil by winning the men’s 100m fly on night 1, but the former Indiana Hoosier collected another top prize tonight.

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Etiene Medeiros Tops Women’s 50 Free On Night 2 Of José Finkel

Day 2 of the 2019 José Finkel Trophy in Brazil brought the heat, as both men’s and women’s fields contested the 50m freestyle event.

De Deus Takes 200 Back Gold On Day 1 Of José Finkel Trophy

The action got underway in Brazil today at the 2019 José Finkel Trophy, with swimmers Vini Lanza, Leonardo de Deus, and Daynara Paula among the winners.

Brazilian Swimmers Finish 2019 Parapan Ams with 127 Medals, 53 Gold

Brazil had two top-three finishers in six events on the final night of competition, which also saw the count of meet records broken this week reach nearly 70.

Mexico Eclipses National Record for Gold Medals at Parapan Ams Night 6

Mexico surpassed its record for Parapan golds with a night of competition remaining while Brazil continued its dominance with 22 medals Friday alone.

2019 José Finkel Trophy Gets Underway On September 3rd

Joao De Lucca is just one of almost 250 swimmers set to compete at the 5-day José Finkel Trophy next week in Paraná, Brazil.

Making History: Mateo and Esther González Medina

Mateo and Esther González Medina are the first brother/sister duo in Mexican history to compete in a mixed relay in international competition.

Mexican Olympian Lili Ibanez Will Return to Full Training in October

Mexican Olympian Lili Ibanez is almost back to full training after undergoing shoulder surgery in March to repair 3 tears.

Meet Records Continue to Drop on Night 3 of Parapan American Games

Led by Hannah Aspden, the United States also logged its first podium sweep of the meet on the third night in the women’s S9 100 back.

Top 5 Men’s Swims From 2019 World Junior Championships

See if your favorite male swim from the 2019 World Junior Championships fell among our top 5 performances from Budapest.

Top 5 Women’s Swims From 2019 World Junior Championships

See if your favorite female swim from the 2019 World Junior Championships fell among our top 5 performances from Budapest.

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