Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil’s CBDA To Finally Hold Presidential Elections Feb 28

The Brazilian Swimming Federation will hold the next iteration of its presidential elections on February 28, after multiple delays since the original elections last March.

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Jamaica Names Just 1 Swimmer to 2018 Commonwealth Games Team

Jamaica’s most accomplished swimmer, Alia Atkinson, will be their only at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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Brazilian Swimming Pioneer Arthur Carepa Dies

Brazilian legend Arthur Sampaio Carepa died last Friday night in Belem, Brazil at 95 years old. He was hospitalized a month…

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Etiene Medeiros Undergoes Shoulder Surgery

Medieros underwent surgery to treat a Synovial Cyst, a benign tumor on her right shoulder that caused pain and potentially limited mobility.

World Junior Champ Brandonn Almeida To Debut For SC Friday Night

Brazilian superstar Brandonn Almeida will finally make his much-awaited NCAA debut this weekend, swimming for South Carolina at the Virginia Tech College Invite.

Mexican National Record Holder María Fernanda Richaud Retires

María Fernanda Richaud split 57.48 to lead off the Mexican national record holding LCM 4×100 free relay.

Joao Pierre Campos Wins Back-to-Back on Day 2 of UANA Cup

2018 UANA Swimming Cup January 19th-21st, 2018 Coral Springs Aquatic Complex, Florida LCM (50m course) Psych Sheet Real-Time Results The…

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Mexico Leads Medals Table After Day 1 of UANA Swim Cup

2018 UANA SWIMMING CUP January 19th-21st, 2018 Coral Springs Aquatic Complex, Florida LCM (50m course) Psych Sheet Real-Time Results The…

Brandonn Almeida Cleared To Compete, Could Debut vs GT This Weekend

Star international recruit Brandonn Almeida has been cleared by the NCAA to compete this season, according to Brazil’s Globo.com, and could make his debut as early as this weekend’s dual with Georgia Tech.

Argentina Distance Star Delfina Pignatiello Breaks 2 ARG Youth Records

Delfina Pagnatiello, who was dominant in the women’s 800 and 1500 at the 2017 FINA World Junior Championships, broke 2 Argentina youth (18 & Under) records in January, this time in the 100 and 200 free.

First Edition of UANA Swimming Cup Kicks Off on Friday

2018 UANA Swimming Cup January 19th-21st, 2018 Coral Springs Aquatic Complex, Florida LCM (50m course) Psych Sheet Real-Time Results The…

Bruno Fratus and Shinri Shioura Latest to Sign Up for Euro Meet 2018

Between Bruno Fratus (above) and Ben Proud, the 2018 Euro Meet will have 2 of the 3 medalists in the 50 free from the 2017 World Championships in attendance.

Svetlana Chimrova Swims 57.7 in 100 Fly at World Military Championship

Brazilian Etiene Medeiros (above) also broke 2 Meet Records, winning both the 50 and 100 butterflies.

2017 Swammy Awards: C.A. Male Swimmer of the Year Mauro Castillo Luna

To see all of our 2017 Swammy Awards presented by TYR, click here.  2017 CENTRAL AMERICAN MALE SWIMMER OF THE…

2017 Swammy Awards: Female Open Water Swimmer of the Year

After coming back from a major surgery and a coach change to tie for the most-ever open water world championships medals won by a woman, Brazilian Ana Marcela Cunha is our 2017 Swammy Award winner for Open Water Swimmer of the Year.

2017 SWAMMY AWARDS: C.A. FEMALE SWIMMER OF THE YEAR Liliana Ibañez

To see all of our 2017 Swammy Awards presented by TYR, click here.  2017 Central American FEMALE SWIMMER OF THE…

2017 Swammy Awards: Viral Video of the Year

Adam Peaty’s Mirror Breaststroke video blew up the internet and blew our minds in 2017, and that’s why it’s our 2017 Swammy Award winner for Viral Video of the Year.