Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Photo Vault – Brazil’s Raia Rapida Challenge

Check out pictures courtesy of Satiro Sodre/SS Press from Brazil’s Raia Rapida Challenge.

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Brazil’s Nelson Da Silva Junior Cracks Two Meet Records In Aachen

The 48th Annual International Swim Festival took place in Aachen, Germany over the weekend, with 8,650 € ($10,200 USD) in prize money up for grabs. Brazil’s Nelson da Silva Junior earned 2 meet records in pursuit.

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Fratus, Medeiros, Gomes Win As Brazil Wins Fourth-Straight Raia Rapida

Bruno Fratus, Etiene Medeiros and Joao Gomes, Jr each won their respective strokes as Brazil earned the Raia Rapida title for the fourth-consecutive year.

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Video Replay Determines Winners Rasovszky & Cunha At World Cup 10k

The 6th stop of the 2017 FINA/HOSA Marathon Swim World Cup concluded in dramatic fashion, as video replay had to be used to determine the winners in both the men’s and women’s 10k races.

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Rosters for 2017 Raia Rapida Finalized; Team USA Has West Coast Vibe

Anthony Ervin will be back to anchor Team USA once again at the 2017 Raia Rapida meet.

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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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