Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Delfina Pignatiello Breaks South American Record While Wearing Airpods

19-year-old Delfina Pignatiello re-broke her own Argentine national record in the 800 free, becoming the first South American female under 8:25 in the event.

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Top 5 Swims Of Mare Nostrum – Monaco

Felipe Lima defies age, hitting a new South American Record in the men’s 50m breast over the weekend at Mare Nostrum – Monaco.

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Jhennifer Conceicao Sneaks Under South American 50 BR Record In 30.42

Brazilian Jhennifer Conceicao reset the South American Record in the women’s 50 breaststroke in a time of 30.42, lowering her 30.47 set in April.

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Felipe Lima Breaks SA Record, Becomes #2 Performer All-Time In 50 Breast

Felipe Lima became the 2nd-fastest swimmer of all-time in the men’s 50 breaststroke in Monaco, putting up a time of 26.33.

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Nicholas Santos acudirá al mundial con una invitación especial de la FINA

Santos, de 39 años, no había sido convocado por Brasil para nadar en el mundial de este verano. Hace un mes, batió el récord sudamericano de 50 mariposa.

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FINA Extends Special Invitation to Nicholas Santos for World Championships

The 39-year old Santos will swim at the World Championships after all, in spite of being left off Brazil’s initial roster announced in April.

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Venezuela Announces Roster of 21 For 2019 Pan American Games

Venezuela will send 21 athletes to the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru this August. They won 2 medals at the last edition in 2015.

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Brazilians Correia & Melo Join ISL Aqua Centurions

Brazilian World Record holders Breno Correia and Luiz Altamir Melo have been announced as having joined the Rome-based ISL Aqua Centurions.

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The 100 Freestyle is Too Long for Bruno Fratus (Video)

Although he barely broke 50 in the 100m free in Indianapolis, it was a good sign for the Worlds medalist who’s still recovering from a recent surgery

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Sarah Sjostrom Finishes FINA Champions Series With $148,000 in 6 Days of Racing

The amount is smaller than the $314,4000 that Sjostrom earned at the FINA World Cup Series, but was also earned in 15 fewer days (21 vs. 6) of racing.

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Lili Ibáñez progresa en su recuperación rumbo a Tokio 2020

La nadadora más rápida de México fue operada del hombro en marzo, pero su recuperación de cara a clasificar para los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio 2020 va viento en popa.

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Michael Andrew Leads All Swimmers With $28,000 Earned on Day 1 in Indianapolis

Including $4,000 for his share of a relay win, Michael Andrew earned $28,000 on Friday in Indianapolis on day 1 of the final stop of the 2019 FINA Champions Swim Series.

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High-Level International Meets For June 2019

Kyle Chalmers will be racing in the month of June, vying for a spot on Australia’s World Championships roster.

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Bahamian National Team Swimmer Katelyn Cabral Gives TEDx Talk

In the talk, which was featured on the TEDx YouTube channel, Cabral discusses what makes her different than her peers, and how she believes that embracing diversity and being proud of those differences are what defines her.

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ISL Reveals Inaugural Competition Calendar, Venues

The International Swimming League has finally revealed its meet calendar, including dates and locations, for its highly anticipated inaugural season.

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