Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Macarena Ceballos Shaves .01 Off Her Own Argentinian 100 Breast Record

2017 ARENA PRO SWIM SERIES – SANTA CLARA Thursday, June 1st-Sunday, June 4th 50-Meter Course Prelims 9 am/Finals 5 pm…

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2016 Olympian Dylan Carter Leads Trinidad And Tobago’s CCCAN Squad

The Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad and Tobago (ASATT) has selected 64 athletes to represent the nation at this summer’s Central American and Caribbean (CCCAN) Swimming Championships, including Olympian and USC Trojan Dylan Carter.

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2017 Jose Finkel Trophy Details Announced

The Brazilian Confederation of Aquatic Sports (CBDA) announced that the Jose Finkel Trophy will be held in Santos, Brazil from…

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Henrique Martins Adds Another Sub-52 100 Fly, Goes 51.76

Martins split 24.82 on the way down in the first 50, then came home in 26.94 for a final time of 51.76.


What The FINA World Cup Changes Really Mean For Swimmers Like Hosszu

The World Cup superstar and triple Olympic champion Katinka Hosszu has no qualms making her opinions of the new FINA changes known.


2017 FINA World Cup Limiting Number of Races Per Swimmer Per Stop

FINA will be limiting the number of races each swimmer will be able to enter per stop this year. The change will have a major effect on Iron Lady Katinka Hosszu’s event schedule, after she entered nearly every race at nearly every stop last year.


Zaneta “Mariposa” Alvaranga Soars To Higher Heights

MARIPOSA is the Spanish word for Butterfly and at the just concluded 2017 Neville Alexander Memorial Swim Meet in Kingston, Jamaica, national age group standout Zaneta Alvaranga set new 11-12 age group marks in the 50 metre butterfly event.


Jahmia Harley Sets New 13-14 Female 50m National Record

Jahmia Harley of Tidal Wave Aquatics established a new 13-14 female national record in the 50m butterfly on Day three…

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CBDA Presidential Candidates: A Breakdown

For the first time since 1988, Brazil‘s national swimming federation (CBDA) will hold presidential elections. Three candidates have announced their…

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Pignatiello Downs National Records at 2017 Argentina Championships

The highlight of the meet was distance star Delfina Pignatiello , who had a stellar week as she crushed FINA A standards and took down a pair of Argentine National Records.

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Marcos Lavado Breaks Near 33-Year-Old Venezuelan Record In 200 Fly

Marcos Lavado broke a near 33-year-old Venezuelan Record in the men’s 200 butterfly.

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‘6-7%’ Of Rio Medals Falling Apart

Some of the Rio 2016 Olympic medals have begun falling apart.


CBDA Announces Candidates For Brazilian Swimming President

Brazil’s swimming federation, the CBDA, has announced the three candidates and their running mates for the upcoming presidential election scheduled for June 9.

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Cunha, do Carmo Add 5K To Worlds Schedule With Wins in Brazil

Ana Marcela Cunha won Brazil’s 5K Open Water qualifier to add it to her event schedule at the World Championships.


Brazilian Federation Sets Election For June 9, Elects Athlete Reps

The CBDA, Brazil’s national governing body for swimming and aquatic spots, has announced its electoral timeline, which will lead up to a June 9 Elective General Meeting to determine the future leadership of the federation.

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