Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

2017 Swammy Awards: Female Open Water Swimmer of the Year

After coming back from a major surgery and a coach change to tie for the most-ever open water world championships medals won by a woman, Brazilian Ana Marcela Cunha is our 2017 Swammy Award winner for Open Water Swimmer of the Year.

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2017 SWAMMY AWARDS: C.A. FEMALE SWIMMER OF THE YEAR Liliana Ibañez

To see all of our 2017 Swammy Awards presented by TYR, click here.  2017 Central American FEMALE SWIMMER OF THE…

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2017 Swammy Awards: Viral Video of the Year

Adam Peaty’s Mirror Breaststroke video blew up the internet and blew our minds in 2017, and that’s why it’s our 2017 Swammy Award winner for Viral Video of the Year.

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South Carolina ‘Confident’ Almeida Will Be Competing Second Semester

A representative from South Carolina’s athletics department says the school is confident Brazilian star Brandonn Almeida will be eligible to compete during the spring semester.

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Lili Ibanez Breaks Mexican National Record in 50 Free

Swimming last week in Mexico City at the Short Course National Championships, Lili Ibanez set her 2nd Mexican National Record of…

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Mauro Castillo Breaks Mexican Record in 200 SCM Breast

He was out in a 1:01.54, then came back very well in the final 50 to secure the new personal best and national record.

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2017 Swammy Awards: South American Male Swimmer of the Year

Despite getting dismissed from his club team for being “too old,” Bruno Fratus came back in a huge way with a pair of World Championships silver in 2017, which is why he is our 2017 Swammy Award winner for South American Swimmer of the Year.

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2017 Swammy Awards: South American Female Swimmer of the Year

After winning Brazil’s first-ever long course world championships title, Brazilian backstroker Etiene Medeiros is our 2017 South American Female Swimmer of the Year.

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Pinheiros Claims Overall Title at Correios Open Tournament

Cesar Cielo contributed to the team win, grabbing gold in the 50 free.

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Conceição’s South American Record Highlights Julio Delamare Days 2 & 3

Conceição, along with André Souza and World Champion Etiene Medieros, posted strong times at the Brazil Julio Delamare Trophy.

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Costa Breaks South American 1500 Free Record At Julio DeLamare Day 1

Guilherme Costa became the first South American man under 15 minutes in the 1500 free, smashing to a 14:59.01 at Brazil’s Julio DeLamare Trophy.

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Lili Ibanez Ties Mexican National Record in 50 SCM Fly

Mexican swimmer Lili Ibanez tied her own Mexican National Record in the 50 short course meters fly over the weekend, swimming…

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World Championships Silver Medalist Bruno Fratus Moves On From Auburn

“I had to just see what’s beyond the thing I’ve been doing,” says 28-year-old Bruno Fratus on his recent coaching change.

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Volkers Allowed To Keep Passport, Travel While Charges Proceed

Australian swim coach Scott Volkers has been allowed to keep his passport and travel for coaching while ‘indecent treatment of a child’ charges proceed against him.

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Madison Kennedy Takes Out 17-Year Old Meet Record at Nico Sapio

2017 NICO SAPIO TROPHY November 10th-12th, 2017 Genoa, Italy Prelims-Finals Short Course Meters (25m) Meet Page Entry List Live Results…

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