Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

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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Cielo Hits 21.9 50 Free To Close Out Jose Finkel Trophy

Cesar Cielo went 21.96 in the 50 free on the final night of the Jose Finkel Trophy.

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2017 FINA World Cup Eindhoven Day 2 Finals: The WR Siege Continues

Sarah Sjostrom and Mireia Belmonte were tonight’s golden girls in Eindhoven, each having earned a shiny new world record to close out the first cluster of this year’s FINA World Cup Series.

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2017 FINA World Cup Eindhoven: 2 National Records Go Down In Prelims

Dutch swimmer Arno Kamminga raced his way to the #2 seed in the men’s 200m breaststroke in Eindhoven, clocking a new national record in the process.

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Nicholas Santos Rockets To Another Sub-23 50 Fly In Brazil

Nicholas Santos won the 50 fly in a time of 22.97 on night 4 of the Jose Finkel Trophy.

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FINA World Cup Eindhoven: Sjostrom, Hosszu, Morozov, Belmonte Are MVPs

Sjostrom fires off a new SCM World Record, while Katinka Hosszu, Mireia Belmonte and Vlad Morozov collect double wins in Eindhoven.

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