Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Paralympic Swimming Legend Daniel Dias Announces Post-Tokyo Retirement

14-time Paralympic gold medalist Daniel Dias has announced that he will be retiring from the sport following the 2020 Paralympic Games this summer.

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Tokyo Olympic Relay Qualification Update — Women’s 400 Medley Relay

The US women of Regan Smith, Lilly King, Kelsi Dahlia, and Simone Manuel lead the pack in the 400 Medley Relay with a WR time of 3:50.40

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Tokyo 2021 Olympic Relay Qualification Update — Women’s 800 Free Relay

Valentine Dumont, who set who Belgian records in 2020, has helped Belgium move into a wildcard spot in the Women’s 800 Free Relay

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Tokyo 2021 Olympic Relay Qualification Update – Women’s 400 Free Relay

Charlotte Bonnet and the French women now have the fifth fastest 400 Free Relay time as they look ahead to Tokyo while other countries fight to qualify.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Carter & Ottesen Honored By Home Nations

Check out this week’s edition of Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Dylan Carter, Jeanette Ottesen, and the world record-breaking Chinese mixed medley relay.

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2020 Swammy Awards: South American Male Swimmer of the Year Nicholas Santos

Even at age 40, Nicholas Santos continues to get it done in the 50 fly, setting the ISL record and winning four of his five meets in 2020.

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2020 Swammy Awards: South American Female Swimmer of the Year Julia Sebastian

Julia Sebastian broke two continental records in an outstanding short course season for the LA Current in the International Swimming League.

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2020 Swammy Awards: CAC Male Swimmer of the Year Dylan Carter

In 2020, Dylan Carter became a force in the ISL, making a 50 back skins final and setting three national records for Trinidad & Tobago.

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Brazilian Teen Died From COVID-19 Complications After Being Cleared, Competing

14-year-old swimmer Mariana Franklin Ferreira Silva died on December 19 due to COVID-19 complications after being cleared and competing December 9-10.

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High-Level International Meets For January 2021

January 2021 is essentially here, which means we’re finally seeing the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games on the horizon.

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Maria Cocco Nears MEX Record, Splits 1:01/1:09 200 Fly To Close Brazil Trophy

Minas Tenis Club closed out the 2020 Brazil Trophy with a massive victory, more than NUMBER points ahead of any other team.

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Gabriel Morelli Lowers 200 Breast Argentinian Record, #20 Worldwide In 2020

Swimming for team Argentina at the 2020 Brazil Trophy, Gabriel Morelli improved upon his own national record in the 200 breast with a 2:12.56.

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Fernanda Gomes Hits 2:16 2IM In Brazil, 9th Fastest Junior So Far In 2020

Fernando Gomes delivered a massive 2:16 200 IM to secure a ninth-place ranking among junior girls worldwide in the event.

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Brandonn Almeida Posts 4:14 400 IM, 4th Fastest In The World This Year

Brazilian Olympian Brandonn Almeida delivered a solid performance at the 2020 National Integration Tournament in Santos, Brazil this week.

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2020 Brazil Trophy Introduces ISL-Like, Bitcoin Sponsored Skins Race

Brazil’s Stephanie Balduccini and Lucas Peixoto came out on top in their respective skins races tonight at the 2020 Brazil Trophy.

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