Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Kobrich Beats Biagioli in Veteran-Packed 800 Free in Argentina

Kristel Kobrich beat long-time South American rival Cecilia Biagioli on day 2 of the Argentina National Championships.

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Breeja Larson Wins 50 Breast on Day 1 of Argentina Championships

Larson beat Argentina’s Macarena Ceballos in the 50 breaststroke, though Ceballos still qualified for the South American Championships.

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2018 Brazil Trophy Champ de Deus Swam Through Blister-Causing Virus

The 2018 Brazil Trophy 200 fly champion swam through the competition with a virus that caused his hands and feet to blister.

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Brazilian Aquatic Sports Budget Drops by 64% in 2 years

Just 1 year after the Rio-hosted 2016 Olympics, the budget of the Brazilian Confederation of Aquatic Sports (CBDA) has fallen…

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Mauro Castillo Breaks 2 Mexican Records at Tijuana Arena Grand Prix

5 Mexican Records were broken over the course of the meet.

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2018 Brazil Trophy (Maria Lenk) Day 5 Photo Vault

Satiro Sodré was on deck to catch all the day 5 action.

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Brazil Names 16-Swimmer Team for 2018 Pan Pac Championships

Bruno Fratus leads a team of 14 men and 2 women to the 2018 Pan Pac Championships in Tokyo.

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Brazil Names 8-Swimmer Team for 2018 Youth Olympic Games

Rafaela Raurich has set no-fewer-than 21 Brazilian Age Records in her young career.

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Pinheiros Seals Up Team Win at 2018 Brazil Trophy – Day 5

Bruno Fratus, Viviane Jungblut, and Guilherme Costa were among the winners on the final day of the 2018 Brazil Trophy.

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Bruno Fratus Defies Convention, Swims 21.7 With 3 Breaths

Fratus experimented with a 3-breath 50 in prelims, before going back to a more traditional no-breather in finals.

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2018 Brazil Trophy (Maria Lenk) Day 4 Photo Vault

Satiro Sodré was on deck to catch all the action on day 4 of the 2018 Brazil Trophy.

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Record-Breaking Scheffer Among Winners at 2018 Brazil Trophy – Day 4

Night four featured a new South American record from Fernando Scheffer as well as wins from Kira Toussaint and veteran Nicholas Dos Santos.

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Scheffer Picks Up Another South American Record, Swims 1:46.08 200 Free at Brazil Trophy

Minas’ Fernando Scheffer picked up his second South American and Brazilian record of the 2018 Brazil Trophy Friday night.

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2018 Brazil Trophy (Maria Lenk) Day 3 Photo Vault

Photographer Satiro Sodré was on deck to catch all the action on day 3 of the 2018 Brazil Trophy.

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Pinheiros Overtakes Minas in Team Standings at Brazil Trophy – Day 3

Among Thursday’s event winners were Gabriel Santos in the 100 free, Kira Toussaint in the 50 back, and Leonardo de Deus in the 200 fly.

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