Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Naidich and Kobrich Clean Up at Argentine National Championships

Both Martin Naidich and Kristel Kobrich won multiple events at the Argentine National Championships were held over the past weekend….

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What’s Next for Brazil After Winning the 2014 World Short Course Championships Medals Table?

Since the inception of the FINA Short Course World Championships in 1993 there have only been two countries other than…

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Brazil’s Etiene Medeiros Breaks 50 Backstroke World Record in Doha

Brazil’s Etiene Medeiros lived up to the foreshadowing with a World record in the women’s 50 backstroke.

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Pair of South American Sprint Records Go Down on Saturday at World Short Course Championships

Nicholas Santos’ silver medal in the 50 fly was one of two individual South American sprint records set on Saturday in Doha.

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United States Men Break 4×50 Freestyle Relay American Record

Josh Schneider provided the lead-off leg on the United States’ American Record-setting relay in the 4×50 Free relay.

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United States Women Crush 14 Year-Old American Record In 4×50 Medley Relay

Felicia Lee led off the women’s 4×50 medley relay that smashed the previous American record by 3 seconds.

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2014 World Short Course Championships: Day Two Finals Real-Time Recap

Ruta Meilutyte has her sights set on the 50 breaststroke world record…

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Joao de Lucca Breaks South American Record on Relay Leadoff

Three-time NCAA champion Joao de Lucca is now makin a big impact internationally for Brazil.

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Brazil Matches Spain With Three Golds for the Lead in the Medal Standings

Spain and Brazil now top the medal podium with three gold each…

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Katinka Hosszu Sets Meet Record in 100 IM, American Record in 4×50 Medley Relay Falls

Katinka Hosszu cleared yet another meet record this morning with her morning swim in the 100 IM.

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Russia Breaks 4×50 Medley Relay World Record at Short Course World Championships

Stanislav Donets provided a quick lead-off split for Russia as they cleared the controversial old World Record in the 4×50 Medley Relay

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Us & You: 10 Big Things from Day 1 of Short Course Worlds

SwimSwam writers and SwimSwam readers team up to break down the big takeaways from Day 1 of the Short Course World Championships.

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Belmonte Puts Spain On Top of the Medal Table

With her told wins Mireia Belmonte has Spain sitting on top of the medal table…

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Americans Make One Switch on Men’s 400 Free Relay, Cielo Scratches Finals

Matt Grevers will join the American 400 free relay in finals.

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Swimming featured on first batch of Rio 2016 commemorative coins

The Brazilian Central Bank has launched its first group of commemorative coins for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and swimming is one of four sports featured.

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