Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Netherlands national record for Heemskerk, relay run-down for Cielo on Jose Finkel day 5

Femke Heemskerk broke the Netherlands’ national 200 IM record, then came back to power her 4×100 free relay to victory on night 5 in Brazil.

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More gold for Etiene Medeiros on night 4 of Jose Finkel Trophy, Franca wins 100 breast handily

Etiene Medeiros won her third event of the meet and made her fourth Worlds cut with a new South American record in the 50 back.

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Finkel day 4 prelims: Felipe Franca breaks South American record, qualifies for Worlds in two events at once

Felipe Franca of Corinthians had himself a great 100 breaststroke on Thursday morning, breaking a continental record while qualifying for Worlds in two events with his one race.

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Cielo wins 50, two South American relay records drop on day 3 of Jose Finkel Trophy

Cesar Cielo won the 50 on day 3, though a bad turn left him slower than his preliminary time.

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Cesar Cielo with world-leading 20.68 in 50 free prelims of Jose Finkel

Cesar Cielo put up a lightning-quick relay split on day 1 of the Jose Finkel trophy, and at prelims of day 3, he followed it up with the world’s fastest 50 free of 2014.

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Thiago Simon, Julia Sebastian set South American breaststroke records on day 2 of Jose Finkel Trophy

South American records went down in both 200 breaststrokes on the second day of the Jose Finkel Trophy in Brazil.

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One day after qualifying for Worlds, Thiago Pereira out of Jose Finkel Trophy with groin injury

Thiago Pereira will take two weeks off to rest and recover from a nagging groin injury, plus finalize his coach and training plans for the two years leading up to the 2016 Olympics in his home country.

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Cielo blasts giant relay split, Heemskerk wins twice on opening night of Brazil’s Jose Finkel Trophy

Cesar Cielo put up a huge 20.57 split on the 4×50 free relay, one of the highlights of the Jose Finkel Trophy’s first night.

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Etiene Medeiros breaks South American record with 57.53 in 100 back at Jose Finkel trophy

Brazil’s selection meet for this winter’s Short Course World Championships, called the Jose Finkel Trophy, is underway in Guaratingueta, and the first breach of the record books has already happened.

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2014 Jr Pan Pacific Championships: Day 4 Finals Real-Time Recaps

We’ve got live event recaps from the last night of the 2014 Jr. Pan Pacs…

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2014 Junior Pan Pacific Championships – Japan sweeps top seeds in both 200 breaststrokes at day 4 prelims

We’ve got live event recaps from the last prelims session of the 2014 Jr. Pan Pacs.

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2014 Junior Pan Pacific Championships: Valente a tenth off Junior World record in day 3 prelims

Follow along with the morning session of day 3 of the Junior Pan Pacific Championships from Maui.

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WATCH: All race videos from the second day of 2014 Junior Pan Pacs

Catch up on the happenings in Hawaii this week, with race videos from all six individual events from Thursday’s Junior Pan Pacific Championships in Maui.

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Anthony Ervin to Anchor U.S. at September 14th “Raia Rapida” Series in Brazil

American Anthony Ervin will anchor the U.S. team against Brazil, Australia, and South Africa at the mid-September Raia Rapida meet.

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2014 Junior Pan Pacs: Seliskar, King and Powers lead US to three top seeds at day 2 prelims

American Amy Bilquist will try to tip the hot-handed Shayna Jack of Australia in the girls’ 100 free on Thursday.

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