Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

16 Year Old Ribeiro de Souza Breaks 50 Second Barrier in the 100 freestyle

Yesterday evening 16 year old Felipe Ribeiro de Souza took the boy’s 100 freestyle at the Brazilian Youth Championships in a time of 49.93…

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FINA Approves Addition of 3 New Member Federations, Bringing Total to 207

Gabon, located in eastern Africa, held its first official National Swimming Championships earlier this year.

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Nica Nadadores: Using swimming to make a difference in Nicaragua

A group of former collegiate swimmers are bringing the sport they love to Nicaragua in order to help local kids develop leadership skills and gain better educational opportunities.

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Pinheiros Relay Teams Break South American Records

The Pinheiros took the team title at the Julio de Lamare Trophy while Brandonn Almeida from the Corinthians was one of the meet’s standouts…

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5 Take-Aways from 2014 CAC Games

With the swimming segment of the 2014 CAC Games at a close, let’s look at the key points from the thrilling competition.

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2 More Records Fall on Final Night of CAC Games

Pinto, Pinzon, Gonzalez, Claverie, Vanderpool-Wallace, and Bovell collect gold as the swim competition of CAC Games comes to a close

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Dwyer, Beisel Sit Atop Grand Prix Money Lists With $1,600 Each After 1 Day.

Elizabeth Beisel won the women’s 400 IM and was 2nd in the 200 free to earn $1,600 on Thursday evening.

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Brazil’s 2016 Maria Lenk Trophy to serve as test meet for Rio Olympics

The 2016 version of Brazil’s national championships will be open to foreign athletes and will serve as the official test meet for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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Brazil announces criteria for Junior Worlds in 2015

The Brazilian swimming federation has announced the criteria it will use to select swimmers for the 2015 Junior World Championships in Singapore.

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Venezuela is Golden on Night 5 of 2014 CAC Games

Andreina Pinto led the gold-medal charge by Team Venezuela, taking her individual gold total to five

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Vanderpool-Wallace Tops the Night at CAC Games

Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace is having a beast of a meet, earning two sprint wins just tonight

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Revised CAC Games Finals Schedule Released

The six CAC Games finals events that were cancelled last night due to high winds are now rescheduled for throughout this week

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Monday Night’s Session at CAC Games Cancelled Due to High Winds

The above photo, Tweeted by Elvis Burrows of the Bahamas, shows the conditions on Monday night in Veracruz

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And the Records Keep Falling on Day 2 of CAC Games

Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace beams while holding her CAC Games gold medal from tonight’s 50m butterfly

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Cesar Cielo Swims 21.3 in 50 Freestyle at Ron Johnson Masters Meet in Arizona

Brazilian superstar Cesar Cielo poses with fans and competitors at the 2014 Ron Johnson Invitational.

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