Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Facts and Figures about the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships

Read up on the history of the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships which begin Thursday, August 9 in Tokyo, Japan.

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‘Exposure Therapy’ As Aussies Are Without Psychologist In Tokyo

“If you’re in competition, there’s basically nothing a psychologist can do for you anymore,” says Aussie Head Coach Jacco Verhaeren.

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2018 Pan Pacific Championships Psych Sheets Released

The 2018 Pan Pacific Championships are set to begin in one week and the psych sheets have just been released on the official meet website. 

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At Least 19 Nations, Including Oman, Confirmed for Pan Pacs

The United States returns just one individual gold medalist from the 2014 Pan Pac Championships, Katie Ledecky, for this year’s meet.

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Joanna Maranhão, One of Brazil’s Best Ever, Announces Retirement

Joanna Maranhão retires as the holder of 12 Brazilian and 9 South American Records in swimming.

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Mexico Tops Final Medal Table Of 2018 CAC Games

The 2018 Central American & Caribbean (CAC) Games wrapped up in Barranquilla, Colombia, but not before the nation of Mexico upgraded its 2nd place position in the 2014 swimming medal table to 1st place overall.

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2018 CAC Games Day 6: Kristen Romano Strikes 200 Back Gold

Puerto Rico’s Kristen Romano sealed up the women’s 200m backstroke gold to end her 2018 CAC Games campaign.

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2018 CAC Games Day 5: Dylan Carter Continues To Step Up

Dylan Carter broke 2 CAC Games Records on night 5 in Barranquilla.

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2018 CAC Games Day 4: Song Becomes Mexico’s 1st Sub-2:00 Backstroker

Andy Song fired off a new personal best 200m backstroke time, which makes him the first Mexican swimmer ever to clock a sub-2 minute mark in the event.

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Men’s 800, Women’s 1500 Expected to Be Added to 2019 Pan Am Games

The currently-available version of the schedule does not include the events, but they are expected to be added, Brazilian media reports. (Above: American Sierra Schmidt is the defending Pan American Games champion in the women’s 800 free).

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2018 CAC Games: Dylan Carter Crushes 4th Fastest 50 Fly In The World

Representing his home nation of Trinidad & Tobago, Dylan Carter crushed a winning 50m fly time of 23.11 to now rank 4th in the world.

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Delfina Pignatiello Breaks South American Record in 1500 Free (SCM)

Argentinian swimmer Delfina Pignatiello has broken the South American Record in the women’s 1500 short course meter freestyle. Racing on Saturday…

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2 South American, 3 Brazilian Records Broken in São Paulo

Larissa Oliveira (above) was one of two senior record-breaking swimmers at a regional meet hosted by Pinheiros this weekend.

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2018 CAC Games Day 2: Joanna Evans Scores 200 Free National Record

Joanna Evans of the Bahamas took her 2nd individual gold of the 2018 CAC Games, establishing a national record in the process.

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2018 CAC Games Day 1: Atkinson Turns In World-Class Time

Alia Atkinson turned heads at the CAC Games, clocking 1:06.83 to take the women’s 100m breaststroke.

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