Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Medeiros Top Performer At Brazilian Open and Senior Champs

After four days of competition in Porto Alegre at the Brazilian Senior Open National Championships Etiene Pieres Medeiros walked away as the top female performer at both the Senior and Open Championships.

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Simon Knocks Off Pereira At The Brazilian Open Champs

Thiago Simon had the swim of his life tonight at the Brazilian Open National Championships as he not only improved over a second on his best 200 IM time, but he also got his hand on the wall before his hero Olympic champion Thiago Pereira.

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Pair of Brazilian Age Sprint Records Go Down on Friday Morning at Guimaraes Trophy

Matheus Santana is marching closer-and-closer to the 49-second barrier in his 100 long course freestyle.

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Paraguay Opens First Olympic Sized Competition Pool

There is great excitement for the Paraguayan swimming community as their first FINA approved Olympic sized competition pool is now open and currently hosting the Paraguayan National Championships.

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Dylan Carter Crushes Trinidad & Tobago National Record in 400 Free

Seen above at the USA Swimming Winter Junior Nationals, Dylan Carter’s momentum carried him through to a national meet back home in Trinidad & Tobago.

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de Deus and de Paula Make Pan Pac Cuts

On the second day of the Brazilian National Championships both Leonardo de Deus and Daynara de Paula put up times that were under the Brazilian Pan Pacific cuts

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Santos Sets 50 Butterfly Record At Brazilian National Championships

Nicholas Santos won the men’s 50 butterfly by over a second posting a time of 22.95 breaking his own championships record of 23.10, which he set last year.

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Open Water Star Poliana Okimoto Named Brazil’s Female Athlete of the Year

Poliana Okimoto, Aldo Rebelo, and Jorge Zarif pose after Okimoto and Zarif were awarded female and male athletes of the year on Tuesday by the Brazilian Olympic Committee.

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Two-Time Brazilian Olympian Tatiana Lemos to Retire After Guimaraes Trophy

Brazil’s Tatiana Lemos will retire after this week’s Brazilian Open Championships.

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Aaron Peirsol to compete at King & Queen of the Sea open water event in Brazil

The legendary backstroker will be back in competition at an open water event in Brazil.

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Brazil Juniors end with 10 more meet records, Santana, de Luccas star

Matheus Santana starred on the final two days of Brazilian juniors, swimming the fastest 100 freestyle for any 17-year-old in Brazilian history.

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Brazil Unveils Junior-Heavy Team For 2014 Australian Aquatic Super Series

Double Worlds bronze medalist Thiago Pereira will be a part
of the Brazilian roster for the 2014 BHP Billiton Aquatic Super
Series.

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17-year-old de Luccas breaks South American record at Brazil Junior Champs

17-year-old Natalia de Luccas set a new South American record in the 200-meter backstroke at the Brazil Junior Champs

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Phelps in Brazil Filming Subway Commercial With Pelé; Discusses Comback

Michael Phelps continued to play it cool on his comeback.

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