Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

17-year-old Sofia Rondel’s 2:01 200 Free Highlights South American Youth Championship

Brazil dominated the South American Youth Championships with 99 total medals: 42 more than any other nation.

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2019 Brazil Trophy Kicks Off Tuesday in Rio; Comerford, Govorov to Compete

Minas’ team is stacked for the week as it features not only Brazilian star Bruno Fratus, but also foreigners Mallory Comerford and Andrii Govorov.

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Ana Marcela Cunha, Diogo Villarinho Begin 2019 Brazil Trophy with 5K Wins

Open water podium staple Ana Marcela Cunha won by 28 seconds.

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Santiago Grassi Breaks Argentina National Record in 50 Fly

First reported by SwimSwam Español’s Fernando Ciciutti. For the original report, in Spanish, click here. Santiago Grassi broke the Argentina…

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Jorge Iga rompe récord mexicano en 200 libre y clasifica para el mundial

Jorge Iga destacó en el 2º día del Arena Grand Prix de Natación Senior, logrando el récord mexicano absoluto en 200 libre y clasificando para el mundial de Gwangju. Tres nadadores más lograron clasificar para los Panamericanos.

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Día 1 Arena Grand Prix Sr.: 8 mexicanos se clasifican a los Juegos Panamericanos

Comenzó el Arena Grand Prix de Natación Senior en Tijuana. La primera jornada nos dejó 8 clasificados a los Juegos Panamericanos de Lima. Sigue con SwimSwam el evento para seguir a los mejores nadadores de México. Foto: Miguel de Lara.

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Mallory Comerford to Race at Maria Lenk Tropy in Brazil (Interview)

Next week, Mallory Comerford will make her professional debut a the 2019 Maria Lenk Trophy in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, racing for Club Minas Tenis.

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Cali, Colombia Awarded Inaugural Jr. Pan American Games in 2021

In August 2021, Cali, Colombia will host the inaugural Jr. Pan American Games for athletes between the ages of 18 and 21-years-old.

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Dylan Carter Lowers Trinidad and Tobago 200 Free Record In 1:47.71

Dylan Carter broke his National Record in the 200 free in a time of 1:47.71.

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2019 Canadian Trials: Luis Martinez Smashes Guatemalan Nat’l Record

Besides a National Record, Martinez dipped under the FINA “A” qualifying time for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.

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Peru’s Mauricio Fiol Receives Waiver for 2019 Pan American Games

After serving a 4-year doping suspension from a positive test just before the 2015 Pan American Games, one of Peru’s best-ever swimmers, Mauricio Fiol (left), has been cleared to race at the 2019 Pan American Games.

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13-Event Mexican Record Holder Lili Ibañez Undergoes Shoulder Surgery

Two-time Mexican Olympic swimmer Lili Ibañez has undergone surgery on her left shoulder to repair 3 tears. During the surgery, doctors repaired…

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Cali gana a Monterrey la batalla por los Juegos Panamericanos Jr 2021

La ciudad colombiana ha sido elegida por el Comité Ejecutivo de Panam Sports como sede de los primeros Juegos Panamericanos Júnior de la historia.

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Shymanovich Joins Sub-59 Club With 58.79 1Breast In Marseille

Ilya Shymanovich just clocked the fastest 100m breaststroke time of his life, joining an exclusive club in the process.

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Hosszu Rocks 2:08.55 2IM, Goosen Upsets Proud In 50 Fly In Marseille

Katinka Hosszu took the women’s 200m fly/200m IM double in Marseille, putting up the world’s fastest 200m IM mark this season in the process.

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