Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Delfina Pignatiello Becomes 4th U18 Under 16 Minutes in Women’s 1500

6TH FINA WORLD JUNIOR SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, August 23 – Monday, August 28, 2017 50-Meter Course Indianapolis (USA) Heats 9:30…

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2017 World Juniors: Americans Bring Medal Count to 22 on Day 5

Contributing to the American medal total on day 5 were Michael Andrew (50 fly gold), Grace Ariola (50 back bronze), and the women’s 4×100 free relay (silver).

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2017 World Junior Championships: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

Italy’s Nicolo Martinenghi is the headliner in tonight’s 50 breast semifinals as he chases his own Junior World Record.

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2017 World Juniors: Canada Hits Double Digit Medals on Day 4

Canada became the only other country other than the U.S. to have earned double digit medals thus far with 10 total medals.

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2017 World Junior Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Team USA’s Michael Andrew will take on a triple tonight, swimming finals of the 50 free and 50 back. He’s also got semifinals of the 50 fly.

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2017 WUGs: USA Tops Medal Table on Final Night of Competition

The USA broke its tie with Japan in the gold medal standings thanks to their 4 victories on the final night of competition.

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2017 World Junior Champs: USA Holds Medal Table Lead Through Day 3

The USA holds its lead in the golds tally and the total medal tally.

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CBDA Says Its Emails Were Hacked, Opens Police Investigation

CBDA, the Brazilian swimming federation, says its private emails were hacked and internal information was publicized last week.

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17-Year Old Deflina Pignatiello Breaks S. American Record in 800 Free

6TH FINA WORLD JUNIOR SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, August 23 – Monday, August 28, 2017 50-Meter Course Indianapolis (USA) Heats 9:30…

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2017 World Junior Championships: America Takes Lead Of Medal Table

American leads the World Junior Championships medal table through day 2.

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2017 World Junior C’ships: Japan Makes Its Medal Mark On Night 1

Japan leads overall medals with 3, led by a 1-2 finish in the women’s 400m IM.

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Brazil’s CBDA Assembling to Bring Laws Into FINA Compliance

Brazil’s swimming federation held a general assembly this week to change statutes that conflict with FINA rules.

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2016 Olympic Games Host Rio Fails To Deliver On ‘Seeds Of Hope’

Going on a year now removed from the Olympic Games, another potential legacy has been lost, as the ‘Seeds of Hope’ initiative has fallen by the wayside.

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World Record Holder Cesar Cielo To Swim Until At Least 2018

While he plans to continue his swimming career through next summer, he hasn’t made any decisions on whether or not he’ll swim through the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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Henrique Martins Leads 10 WUGs Swimmers For Brazil

World Championships finalist Henrique Martins will be one of 10 swimmers to represent Brazil at this summer’s World University Games in Taipei, Taiwan.

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