Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Wang Shun Doubles Up On IM Events To Keep China In Military Games Medal Lead

Wang Shun was just over a second off of his Chinese national record in the men’s 400m IM tonight in Wuhan, getting another gold to add to his 200 IM victory.

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Wang Shun Hits 1:56 2IM; Yang Junxuan 1:56 2Free On Day 2 Of Military Games

Wang Shun led a 1-2 Chinese punch in the men’s 200m IM, clocking 1:56.25 with teammate Qin Haiyang also speedy in 1:56.79.

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Wang Jianjiahe Hits 4:04 400 Free To Open Military World Games

17-year-old Wang Jinajiahe opened her Military World Games in style, hitting a 4:04.42 world-leading 400m freestyle in Wuhan, China.

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Brazil: CBDA Cuts Down To One Full-Time Employee To Pay Massive Debts

Brazil’s swimming federation, the CBDA, has cut down to 11 total employees, only 1 full-time. That’s a new effort to cut down the federation’s massive debts.

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Anton Chupkov, Wang Jianjiahe Among Swimmers Headed To Military World Games

Russia’s Anton Chupkov is headed to the 7th International Military Sports Council (CISM) Military World Games in Wuhan, China.

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Mexican Disputes Continue As President Todorov Accuses Vice-President Zarco

Kiril Todorov, head of the Mexican Swimming Federation, Federación Mexicana de Natación (FMN), accused the federation’s vice-president Rodolfo Zarco…

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Former Head of the Brazilian Swimming Federation Found Guilty of Fraud

Coaracy Nunes, former President of the Brazilian Confederation of Aquatic Sports, as well as two other former officials are found guilty of fraud by the Federal Regional Courts in Brazil.

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Nebraska Enters 2021 Recruiting with Verbal from Costa Rica’s Beatriz Padrón

Costa Rica’s Beatriz Padrón has made a verbal commitment to the University of Nebraska for the 2021-22 season.

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2019 ISL Group A Match 1 – Day One Analysis + Day Two Preview

With Energy Standard now in a substantial lead over the Cali Condors, how can these teams’ different strengths affect day two’s competition?

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Cielo Will Swim 2 SCM Competitions in Italy

Cesar Cielo returns to competition in Italy after much anticipation regarding whether or not the world-renowned swimmer would hang up his suit for good.

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MAC Conference Record-holder Kayky Mota to Transfer to Tennessee

After 2 years at Miami of Ohio, Brazil’s Kayky Marquart Mota has announced he plans to transfer to the University of Tennessee next semester.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Grgic Nominated For Euro Award, Carlisle’s Swim City

Check out the latest edition of Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Franko Grgic, Zac Reid, Johnny Carlisle, Fayetteville, North Carolina & Flowers Sea Swim.

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High-Level International Meets For October 2019

Check out the elite international meets headed our way in the month of October, including the first set of International Swimming League (ISL) competitions.

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Under Threat of Removal, Brazil’s CBDA President Resigns, Citing Health Issues

Miguel Cagnoni, president of Brazil’s swimming federation, has announced his resignation, citing his wife’s health. Cagnoni was facing a vote on his removal.

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Mexico Could Face Penalty Over Swim Caps Used At Panamerican Games

Mexico could face a penalty as a result of wearing swim caps with a displayed abbreviation different from the one permitted by the IOC and FINA.

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