Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

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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Matheus Santana Re-Breaks Junior World Record With 48.61 in Finals of 100 Free at Maria Lenk

The young gun Matheus Santana (left) might be just what Cesar Cielo (right) needs to finally get this Brazil sprint group over the hump and to relay gold in Rio.

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Matheus Santana Breaks Caeleb Dressel’s Junior World Record at Maria Lenk

Matheus Santana swam a 48.85 in the men’s 100 free on Saturday at the 2014 Maria Lenk Trophy.

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Cielo takes Over Top Spot In the World in The Men’s 50 Butterfly Posting A 23.01

Minas star Cesar Ceilo had an extraordinary day posting an extremely impressive time of 23.01 to win the men’s 50 butterfly…

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De Deus, Franca da Silva and Hosszu All Post Top 10 Times On Day Four Of Maria Lenk

Thanks to D’Artagnan Dias for contributing to this report. The Corinthians continued to lead the team standings having another strong…

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VIDEO: Watch Cesar Cielo Swim Fastest 50 Free in 2014

Watch above as Brazilians Cesar Cielo (21.39) and Bruno Fratus (21.45) swim the number one and number two fastest 50…

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2014 Maria Lenk Trophy Photo Vault

Katinka Hosszu at the 2014 Maria Lenk Trophy.

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Cielo Leaps to World Leader in 21.39; Fratus Not Far Behind on Day 3 of Maria Lenk

Cesar Cielo (left) was wearing a nude cap in support of the cancer charity GRAAC as he and Bruno Fratus (right) swam to the top two times in the world in the 50 free this year.

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Thiago Simon Puts Himself On The Pan Pacific Championships Roster

The morning at the second day of the 2014 Maria Lenk Trophy Sao Paolo, Brazil started off with Thiago Simon recording a Pan Pacific Championships qualifying time in the men’s 200 breaststroke.

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RACE VIDEOS: Men’s and women’s 4×50 free relay at Brazil’s Maria Lenk Trophy

Cesar Cielo led off the winning men’s relay for Minas, while Jeanette Ottesen was the fastest leg while anchoring the winning women’s Corinthians relay.

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