Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Lima, Valencia, and New Zealand Add Names to Pool For 2018/2020 Worlds Hosting

The Campo de Marte pool in Lima, Peru hosted the 2011 FINA Junior World Championships.

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Photo Vault: Brazil’s top athletes in action

Photographer Satiro Sodre has captured a plethora of stunning shots of Brazil’s top aquatic athletes. Check out this photo vault to see some of his recent outstanding work.

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Brazil Winter Champs day 3 see national record for de Deus, near miss for Oliveira

In addition to Matheus Santana’s outstanding Junior World Record, one Brazilian record fell to Leonardo de Deus (pictured) on day 3 of the Brazil Winter Championships, and a South American record survived a scare by just .15.

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Matheus Santana Lowers The 100m Freestyle Junior World Record

After breaking Caeleb Dressells junior world record at Maria Lenk Trophy with a 48.85 in prelims and then a 48.61…

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VIDEO: Elvis Burrows shows up for local morning show interview in swimsuit

Bahamian Olympian Elvis Burrows joins the WHAS11 morning show hosts wearing nothing but his trusty Speedo. Hilarity ensues.

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Giovanna Diamante wins twice in Junior division at Brazil Winter Champs day 2

Giovanna Diamante picked up a pair of wins in the Junior-2 field, breaking a pair of meet records.

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Florida’s Montverde Academy Opens New Pool, Hires Brazilian as First Swim Coach in School History

Another Florida private school has thrown its hat into the swimming ring, as the century-old Montverde Academy in Montverde, Florida…

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Felipe Franca blasts 27.2 in 50 breast to open Brazilian Winter Champs

Corinthians’ Felipe Franca was the headliner of the first day, jumping to 3rd overall in our 2014 World Ranks by winning the 50 breaststroke in 27.27.

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Camana Bay Aquatic Club Gets ‘Happy’ En Route to Record-Breaking Weekend

The Camana Bay Aquatic Club, located in the Cayman Islands, traveled to Orlando, Florida last weekend for the 2014 Highlander…

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Brazilian Federation to Cover Diabetes-Related Health Costs of Jr WR Holder Santana

The CBDA (Brazilian Swimming Federation) and the Brazilian Olympic Committee will pay for all of Junior World Record holder Matheus Santana’s expenses related to his diabetes…

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U.S. Open Record Holder Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace Signs With FINIS

Bahamian swimmer Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace has signed her first major suit sponsorship, inking a contract with American-based suit and equipment company FINIS….

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Alia Atkinson Rolls Impressive Grand Prix Weekend Into Speedo Sponsorship

Alia Atkinson emerged at the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix with a Speedo logo on her forehead and a pair of event victories.

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RACE VIDEO: Cesar Cielo Wins 100 Free, Santana Sets Junior WR in Finals of Maria Lenk

The above video is from the men’s 100 freestyle final at the 2014 Maria Lenk Trophy in Sao Paulo, Brazil….

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Cielo Wins Men’s 100 Free to Finish Maria Lenk; Will Only Race it in Relay at Pan Pacs

Thanks, once again, to D’Artagnan Dias for his support of our coverage throughout the weekend. The 2014 Maria Lenk Trophy,…

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New Junior World Record Holder Santana to Bypass Pan Pacs for Youth Olympics

Brazilian 18-year old Matheus Santana is bypassing a shot at Pan Pacs medals to swim at the Youth Olympic Games.

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