Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Chierighini Takes the 100 Free Title in 48.11 to Wrap 2013 Maria Lenk Trophy

There’s a new 100 free champion in Brazil, and his name is Marcelo Chierighini. (Photo: Satiro Sodre/SSPress)


Rodrigues and Pereira Match 1:57’s in 200 IM; Dos Santos Tops Cielo in 50 Fly

Henrique Rodrigues upset Thiago Pereira in the men’s 200 IM, as the pair now ranks 2nd and 3rd in the world in 2013. (Photo:Satiro Sodre/SSPress)


Omar Pinzon Handed Two-Year Suspension for Cocaine Use

17-time Florida All-American Omar Pinzon has been hit with a two-year ban. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/


Joao Gomes Wins Tight 100 Breaststroke on Day 4 of Maria Lenk

Joao Gomes Junior won a tight battle with Felipe Lima in the men’s 100 breaststroke (Photo: Satiro Sodre/SSPress)


Cielo Swims #2 Time in the World in Maria Lenk Day 3 Prelims

Cesar Cielo made his 2013 Maria Lenk individual debut with a 50 free that ranks him 2nd in the world. (Photo: Tim Binning/


Naidich Breaks South American Record; Pereira Wins 100 Fly on Day 2 of Maria Lenk Trophy

Thanks to D’Artagnan Dias, for contributing to this report. Day two of the 2013 Maria Lenk Trophy saw a similarly…


Disappointing Day Begins Maria Lenk Trophy; de Lucca Can’t Swim Finals

NCAA Champion Joao de Lucca will hope for at best a relay swim in the 200 free after failing to gain a club affiliation in time for the 2013 Maria Lenk Trophy. (File Photo: Tim Binning/


2013 Maria Lenk Trophy Preview

The 2013 edition of the Maria Lenk Trophy will begin tomorrow in Rio de Janeiro. This year’s meet will be…


2013 CARIFTA Caribbean Championships Pool Events End With a Bang

When we recapped the first three days of the 2013 CARIFTA Championships from the weekend in Kingston, Jamaica, we warned…

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Dylan Carter, T&T Dropping Records at CARIFTA Championships

The 2013 CARIFTA Championships are three days deep into a four-day competition, and we’ve seen some impressive times go down…


Cielo and Pereira sign with clubs before qualifying deadline

According to Globoesporte Cesar Cielo has signed a contract to represent the club that he grew up swimming for, Clube de…


SPIRE Academy Swimming Breaks Records at 2013 Central American Games

“SPIRE Academy Post graduate Swimmer Rodrigo Suriano won two individual Gold Medals for El Salvador in the 100 Meter and 50 Meter Backstroke events.”

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Pedro Cardona breaks 100 breaststroke record on the final day of the South American Youth Championships

The final night of competition at the South American Youth Championships was the only evening that saw less than two…

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Brazil completes South American Youth Championships Victory

On the third day (of four) of the South American Youth Championships Brazil collected 11 gold, six silver and two…

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Another good day for Brazil at the South American Youth Championships

After collecting 18 medals on the first day of the competition Brazil added another 17 medals, including 12 gold, on…

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