Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Stephanie Balduccini Wins 100 Breast to Complete “the Cycle” in Brazil

At the 2019 Brazilian 15-16 interclub championships, Stephanie Balduccini won the 100 breast, 100 fly, 100 back, and 100 free in her age group.

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Guilherme Costa Breaks 3rd South American Record of the Weekend at U.S. Open

Showing off his blistering back-end speed yet again, Brazil’s Guilherme Costa finished his scintillating meet with a 3rd Brazilian and South American Record.

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Stephan Steverink Breaks 2 More Brazilian Age Records on Friday

Steverink is now up to 5 Brazilian Age Records in 3 days at the Brazilian 15-16 summer championships after breaking the 800 free and 200 breast records.

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Guilherme Costa Breaks 2nd South American Record in 2 Days at U.S. Open

Guilherme Costa broke the South American Record in the 800 free on Wednesday, and on Thursday took more than a second off the 400 free record as well.

15-Year Old Stephan Steverink Adds 4:21 in 400 IM to Big Results in Brazil

15-year old Brazilian Stephan Steverink continues to turn heads at the national age championships this week in Vitória.

Gabriel Araya Breaks Chilean National Record in 200 Fly Time Trial at U.S. Open

Gabriel Araya has broken the Chilean Record in the 200 fly several times in the last 2 years. His latest effort pulls him closer to an Olympic Invite.

6 Swimmers Among 30 Athletes Nominated for IOC Athletes’ Commission

Federica Pellegrini is one of 6 swimmers, and 30 athletes, who will vie for 4 elected spots on the International Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Commission.

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Guilherme Costa Breaks South American Record in 800 Free at U.S. Open

Guilherme Costa cut 3.5 seconds off his South American Record in the men’s 800 free to win the U.S. Open title on Wednesday.

WATCH: Fastest 800 Free Heats from Night 1 of 2019 US Open

Watch Brazil’s Guilherme Costa down his own South American record in the 800 free by multiple seconds.

15-year-old Steverink Opens Brazilian Interclubs with 15:26.77 in 1500 Free

15-year-old Stephan Alexander Steverink downed the Troféu Carlos Campos Sobrinho meet record in the 1500m free with 15:26.77.

Mixed Relays Eliminated from 2022 Youth Olympics Swimming Program

Kristof Milak springboarded from a 3-gold medal performance at the 2018 Youth Olympics to a World Record in the summer of 2019 in the 200 fly.

14-Year Old Joao Campos Swims 1:53.0 in 200 LCM Free at Bekken Trophy

Campos broke a pair of Brazilian age records last week in Porto Alegre, and his 200 free was faster than the American record for 13-14s as well.

High-Level International Meets for December 2019

Sarah Sjostrom will be competing in December as part of the International Swimming League (ISL) Team Energy Standard, but check out what else is going on.

Brazil Releases Selection Procedure for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Swimming Team

Bruno Fratus, who won a silver medal in the 50 free at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships, is Brazil’s best hope at an Olympic medal in swimming in 2020.

Cesar Cielo uncertain about Tokyo 2020 Olympic bid

Cesar Cielo, arguably Brazil’s most successful swimmer in history, has expressed uncertainty as to whether he will make a qualification bid for Tokyo 2020.

Beyond The Lane Lines: Schooling Launches Skincare, Ledecky Joins A New Team

Check out this week’s Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Joseph Schooling, Cate Campbell, Katie Shanahan, Katie Ledecky and more.

Michael Andrew Busts Out 2 Wins, C1 Scorches 100 Free Field To Wrap Up Doha

20-year-old Michael Andrew snagged 2 golds to close out this FINA World Cup Series campaign, including the 50m fly and 100m back.

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