Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Swim and Shine, Do Not Give In – Swimming Psych Up Video

James Magnussen (featured image, Olympic ink) is a swimmer who does not give in. After a disappointing 2012 Olympic Games, Magnussen returned to the top of the men’s 100m free mountain, winning the 2013 FINA World Championship in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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Current in the Pool: A Contrarian Brings Some Rationality to the Discussion

Was there a current in the Palau Sant Jordi? Maybe, but the numbers being thrown out by the Counsilman Center for Swimming Performance haven’t given any reason to believe so. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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And it’s Vacation Time!

Now that the World Championships and the first two World Cup stops have concluded it is time for many of the top swimmers in the world to take some well deserved time off.

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Hosszu and Beltmonte Garcia set World Marks on Day Two in Berlin

Yesterday seemed like an anomaly, a day at a World Cup event without Katinka Hosszu breaking a world record… (Photo Credit: Victor Puig)

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Day One in Berlin Begins with a Bang

Only a few short days after an amazing FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain ended the FINA World Cup series…

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Julio Delamare Complex in Rio Spared from Olympic Destruction

The Estadio Maracana in Rio de Janiero needs a new parking lot, but one of the country’s major pools won’t be sacrificed to build it. (Photo: Brazilian Government)

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Hosszu Does it Again Breaking Her Fourth World Record in Two Days

And she did it again. Hungarian Katinka Hosszu has broken her fourth World Record in two days at the World Cup in Eindhoven…(Courtesy of FINA)

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Hosszu, Kromowidjojo and le Clos Set World Marks in Eindhoven

Hungarian superstar Katinka Hosszu started the meet off with roar in prelims swim breaking the 200 IM world record breaking American Julia Smit’s 2009 record of 2:04.60 by posting a time of 204.39… (Courtesy of FINA)

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Start Lists Unveiled for Eindhoven World Cup, Katinka Has 11 Entries

Just days after winning two World Championships, Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu is back to her insane racing schedules. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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2013 FINA World Championships Day 8 Finals Real-Time Recaps

With the Americans victory in the 4 x 100 medley relay Missy Franklin collects her sixth gold, the most by any woman at a world championships… (Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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2013 FINA Worlds – Planet Water Village – Behind the Scenes Video

Go behind the scenes at the 2013 FINA World Championships. At the 2012 US Olympic Swimming Trials, we had the aquazone. At FINA Worlds, it’s Planet Water Village.

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Euro Report, Day 7 – Meilutyte Makes it Look Easy

Coming into Barcelona Meilutyte lifetime best had been a 29.96 that she posted in June, which at the time was impressive and just over a month later it seems a bit pedestrian for her… (Photo Credit: Victor Puig)

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2013 Worlds Day 7 Finals Photo Vault: Cielo Celebrates Passionately

Cesar Cielo 3-peats and celebrates like we expect him to…with huge emotion! (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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2013 FINA World Championships Day 7 Finals Real-Time Recaps

Chad le Clos of South Africa won his first major international title in the 100 butterfly today in Barcelona winning in a lifetime best of 51.06. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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Chad le Clos 100 Butterfly Worlds Win – Post Race Interview

Olympic and World Champion in the 200 butterfly Chad le Clos of South Africa won his first major international title in the 100 butterfly today in Barcelona winning in a lifetime best of 51.06. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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