Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Record 30 Nations Now Represented In YOG Medal Standings

Through the penultimate night of competition of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, a record number of nations penetrated the medal standings, totaling 30 in all.

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Ceccon Lifts Italy Up To Fourth Place In YOG Medal Standings

Night 4 of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games saw the nation of Italy get a big bump in the overall medal standings, courtesy of 17-year-old Thomas Ceccon.

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Russia Remains On Top Of Medal Standings Heading Into YOG Day 4 Finals

Heading into day 4 finals, Russia remains atop the overall swimming medal table at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games taking place in Buenos Aires.

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Burdisso Forgoes 50 Free Semi To Take On Milak In 100 Fly Final At YOG

Italian teen Federico Burdisso has scratched the 50m free semi-final in Buenos Aires to take on the likes of Kristof Milak and Andrei Minakov in the 100m fly final.

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Russia Powers To YOG Medal Table Lead Through Day 2

World record holder Kliment Kolesnikov took the men’s 100m back in Buenos Aires tonight, contributing to Russia’s lead in the overall YOG medal table through day 2.

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Dropping 1Back, Norway’s Hvas Going All-In With 200 IM In Buenos Aires

All the fields remain in tact for tonight’s finals in Buenos Aires, save for the men’s 100m back, where Norwegian swimmer Tomoe Hvas has given up his spot in the final to instead go all-in on the 200m IM.

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Watch Newly-Minted WR Holder Santos Give Sjostrom Block Start Tips

We know Swedish Olympian Sarah Sjostrom’s start is incredible as it is, but even the greats take time to learn something new from one another.

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Kolesnikov’s Speedy 48.17 Lead-Off Snagged Russian Gold

Nine different nations got on the board on day 1 of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, including Russian world record holder Kliment Kolesnikov in the mixed 4 x 100m freestyle relay.

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Kaylee McKeown Keeps The Double For Night 1 Of YOG

Australia’s finalist at the 2017 World Championships, teenager Kaylee McKeown, will take on the 100m back field tonight in Buenos Aires, as well as the 200m IM.

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American Rhyan White Swims Best Time in 100 Back at YOG Day 1 Prelims

White, currently a freshman at Alabama, leads a loaded field into the semi-finals.

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WATCH LIVE: Swimming at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games

Some of the world’s biggest junior stars, including European Champion Kristof Milak, take the stage in Buenos Aires this week.

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Alia Atkinson Lowers Own SCM World Record In Women’s 50 Breast

Alia Atkinson lowered her own SCM world record in the women’s 50 breaststroke down to 28.56 in Budapest.

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Nicholas Santos Breaks Suited World Record In Men’s SCM 50 Fly – 21.75

Nicholas Santos broke the 2009 world record in the men’s SCM 50 fly in a blistering 21.75.

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Entry Lists for 2018 Youth Olympic Games Released

Hungary’s Kristof Milak has 9 individual entries at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games.

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USA Youth Added To FINA World Cup Mix For Budapest

Miranda Heckman of Pleasaanton Seahawks is among the young patch of Americans joining national teamers Molly Hannis, Kelsi Dahlia, Kathleen Baker, Michael Andrew and Blake Pieroni in Budapest this weekend.

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