Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

2019 Canadian Trials: Luis Martinez Smashes Guatemalan Nat’l Record

Besides a National Record, Martinez dipped under the FINA “A” qualifying time for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.

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Peru’s Mauricio Fiol Receives Waiver for 2019 Pan American Games

After serving a 4-year doping suspension from a positive test just before the 2015 Pan American Games, one of Peru’s best-ever swimmers, Mauricio Fiol (left), has been cleared to race at the 2019 Pan American Games.


13-Event Mexican Record Holder Lili Ibañez Undergoes Shoulder Surgery

Two-time Mexican Olympic swimmer Lili Ibañez has undergone surgery on her left shoulder to repair 3 tears. During the surgery, doctors repaired…


Cali gana a Monterrey la batalla por los Juegos Panamericanos Jr 2021

La ciudad colombiana ha sido elegida por el Comité Ejecutivo de Panam Sports como sede de los primeros Juegos Panamericanos Júnior de la historia.

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Shymanovich Joins Sub-59 Club With 58.79 1Breast In Marseille

Ilya Shymanovich just clocked the fastest 100m breaststroke time of his life, joining an exclusive club in the process.

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Hosszu Rocks 2:08.55 2IM, Goosen Upsets Proud In 50 Fly In Marseille

Katinka Hosszu took the women’s 200m fly/200m IM double in Marseille, putting up the world’s fastest 200m IM mark this season in the process.


Brazil Lays Out 2019 Racing Schedule

Check out when Brazilian stars, such as Bruno Fratus, may be racing this year, as the CBDA released the nation’s swimming plan.

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Over 40 High-Level International Meets On Calendar For April 2019

Take a deep breath now, as the month of April contains than 40 competitions on the schedule, most of which carry notable qualifying significance.


Breno Correia Swims 1:47.0 in 200 Free at Local Meet in Sao Paulo

Racing at what can best be described as a simple ‘training meet’ in Sao Paulo, Breno Correia undercut his lifetime best in the 200 free for the 2nd time in 2 weeks.


Cesar Cielo Laments His Recent Treatment by the CBDA

Olympic champion Cesar Cielo – who after much speculation is not retiring this year, but may do so next– is…


Felipe Lima On Motivating Himself at Age 33 (Video)

After nearly losing his U.S. Open record this morning, Michael Andrew was determined to win the 50 breast against Brazilian veteran Felipe Lima. However, it was Lima who threw out fast closing strokes to take out Andrew by 0.04 seconds.

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Two-Time Brazilian Olympian Graciele Herrmann Retires

T27-year old Brazilian swimmer Graciele Hermann, a two-time Olympian in 2012 and 2016, has announced her retirement from competitive swimming. Hermann,…

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Breno Correia Talks SC Worlds 800 Free Relay, Brazilian Relay Camp (Video)

Brazil shocked the world by not only capturing 800 free relay gold at the Short Course Worlds in December, but then announcing a relay only training camp. Relay anchor Breno Correia took us through both experiences

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Olympian Henrique Martins Lands Yearlong Ban Retroactive to May 2018

Martins tested positive for the substance Ostarine, found in an IV infusion he received last March.


Brazil Reveals World C’ships Qual Procedures, But With Major Curveball

The Brazilian Confederation of Aquatic Sports (CBDA) has revealed its selection criteria for this summer’s FINA World Championships, which includes one head-scratching restriction.


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