Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Day 2 Doha Finals: Hosszu Goes 3-For-3 To Gain Ground On Sjostrom

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu claimed a trio of victories on night 2 in Doha, taking the 100m back, 100m IM and 400m IM.

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FINA World Cup Doha Day 2 Prelims Recap

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu warmed up this morning and will tackle the 100m back, 100m IM and the 400m IM tonight in Doha.

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World Cup Doha Day 1: Sjostrom Triples, Le Clos Takes Back 200 Fly

Swedish superstar Sarah Sjostrom further distanced herself from the overall FINA World Cup series field with 3 big wins in Doha on night 1.

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FINA World Cup Doha Day 1 Prelims: Stars’ Warm-up Swims Completed

Vlad Morozov was just one of the high-profile athletes in the water this morning getting some racing in before finals tonight in Doha.

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Le Clos & Shields Set For More Battles, Hosszu In The Hunt In Doha

Tom Shields took the men’s 200m fly win in Hong Kong, but Le Clos will be looking to take back the gold this week in Doha.

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Hosszu Makes It 6-for-6, Le Clos Exacts Revenge On Day 2 Hong Kong

With the Dubai stop taken off this year’s World Cup schedule, Katinka Hosszu made the most of being able to race in 6 individual events in Hong Kong.

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Cesar Cielo Uncertain About Pan-Pacs, All In for SC Worlds in 2018

Following a few days in Brazilian headlines, we’ve got a roundup of current Cesar Cielo news.

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Former SMU, Missouri, Brazilian Swimmer Ramom Melo Dies

25-year old Brazilian born Ramom Melo died this week, Brazilian news outlet SporTV is reporting. Melo came to the United States…

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Deodoro Whitewater Stadium First Rio 2016 Venue Opened For Legacy

One Olympic venue from the 2016 Rio Games has since been used by Brazilians according to the original bid’s legacy plans.

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World Cup Cluster #2 Kicks Off In Hong Kong This Weekend

Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom is ready to make more history in the upcoming Hong Kong stop of the FINA World Cup.

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FINA’s Automatic Entry To World Cup Finals Altered For Cluster #2

Headed into the 2nd cluster kicking off in Hong Kong this weekend, FINA has tweaked the criteria for individual medalists having direct access to the final. 

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Mixed Gender Entrants, 4 Nations Confirmed For Raia Rapida Meet

The four teams for Brazil’s 2017 Raia Rapida (translates to “Fast Lane”) sprint meet have been confirmed: the host nation, the United States, Italy and Argentina. And for the first time, the meet will feature both men and women – two swimmers of each gender per team.

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Brazilian Stefano Batista of Carmel Swim Club Verbally Commits to Ohio State

Stefano Batista, who was born in Brazil but now lives in Indiana and swims for Carmel High School and Carmel Swim Club, has made a verbal commitment to The Ohio State University for 2018-19.

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Brazil’s Arilson Silva Adds Hungarian Liliána Szilágyi To Squad

Hungary’s young talent Liliána Szilágyi will now train under Brazilian coach Arilson Silva.

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Bruno Fratus To Help Team Brazil Seek Third-Straight Raia Rapida Title

We’re less than a month away from Brazil’s annual sprint format showdown meet, and Bruno Fratus has already been named as one of the four members of a home team looking to win its third consecutive title.

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