Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Maria Jose Mata Cocco Ends UANA Qualifier With 2:10.37 200 Fly Victory

Mata Cocco picked up her third win of the meet with the 200 butterfly and got within half a second of the 2:10.15 Mexican record in the event.

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Jorge Iga rompe el récord mexicano de 50 mariposa

En el clasificatorio olímpico de la UANA 2021, varios nadadores mexicanos han buscado los tiempos mínimos para los JJOO, con récord nacional de Jorge Iga.

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Martinez and Gonzalez-Hermosillo Lower 200 IM Mexican Records At UANA Day 3

Jose Martinez and Monika Gonzalez-Hermosillo both improved upon their own Mexican national records in the event to win the event.

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Micaela Sierra Breaks Uruguayan 100 Breast Record At UANA Day 2 – 1:12.13

Sierra became the fastest woman in Uruguayan history, improving upon Erika Graf’s previous mark of 1:14.21 from November 1994.

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American Athletes Split on Rule 50 Olympic Protest Restrictions

The results of the recent IOC survey show that American athletes have mixed opinions about how and where they can protest.

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Jorge Iga Shaves 0.01 Off 50 Fly Mexican National Record At UANA Qualifier

Jorge Iga managed to lower the Mexican national record in the 50 fly while Josue Dominguez was busy setting a new Dominic Republic in the 50 breast.

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André Calvelo’s Positive Test Was For Anabolic Steroid, Faces Max Four-Year Ban

Calvelo tested positive for drostanolone propionate, an androgen and anabolic steroid primarily used to treat breast cancer patients.

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Brazilian Court Pauses Olympic Selection After Santos’ Unconventional Berth

Brazil’s Superior Court of Sports Justice has issued an injunction stopping the nation’s Olympic 4×100 free relay selection after Gabriel Santos’ time trial.

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Kaminskaya Takes 200 Breast In Coimbra

World Championships semi-finalist Victoria Kaminskaya took 200m breast gold over the weekend in her home nation of Portugal.

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Brazil Confirms 18 Rosters Spots for 2021 Olympic Swimming Team

Bruno Fratus (above) has been named to Brazil’s initial Olympic roster after swimming a special trial in California rather than the country’s primary qualifying meet.

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Brazil Breaks South American Record in 4×100 Mixed Medley Relay

Felipe Lima, Larissa Oliveira, Guilherme Basseto and Giovanna Diamante broke the 4×100 mixed medley South American Record in a time trial session on Saturday.

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Andre Brasil and CPB Lose Lawsuit Against IPC After Reclassification

The German courts have sided with the International Paralympic Committee regarding 14-time Paralympic medalist Andre Brasil’s reclassification as ineligible.

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Brazil Adds Gabriel Santos, Matheus Gonche and Bruno Fratus to Olympic Roster

Santos was offered a second swim after top qualifier Andre Souza was suspended due to a doping violation. Santos dropped .73 from his prelims time for a 48.49

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2021 Brazilian Olympic Trials – Day 6 Live Recap

Matheus Gonche added his name to Brazil’s Olympic roster tonight by winning the 100 fly with a lifetime best time of 51.94.

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Olympic Medals, Torches, and Other Memorabilia Up For Auction

Over 400 Olympic items are up for auction including a swimsuit from the gold medalist in the women’s 100 backstroke at the 1956 Olympics.

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