Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

After Year of Delays, Brazil Elects Miguel Cagnoni CBDA President

Almost exactly one year after the originally-scheduled elections, the Brazilian Swimming Federation (CBDA) has elected Miguel Cagnoni as its president.

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Michael Andrew Swims Lifetime Best, at Altitude, in Mexico

1st International Copa Heller 2018 February 23rd-25th, 2018 Santiago de Querétaro, Mexico 50m (LCM) course Complete Results (PDF) American swimmer Michael…

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Mauro Castillo: “We’re Showing the Classes Below Us It Can Be Done” (Video)

Though never winning an individual title, Mauro Castillo scored big points for the Aggies, placing 2nd in the 100 fly as well as the 100 and 200 breast.

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Cayman Sending 4 Swimmers To Gold Coast

The Cayman Islands has announced its selected athletes set to compete the 2018 Commonwealth Games. this April. Of the 22 athletes selected across…

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Brazil’s CBDA To Finally Hold Presidential Elections Feb 28

The Brazilian Swimming Federation will hold the next iteration of its presidential elections on February 28, after multiple delays since the original elections last March.

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Jamaica Names Just 1 Swimmer to 2018 Commonwealth Games Team

Jamaica’s most accomplished swimmer, Alia Atkinson, will be their only at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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Brazilian Swimming Pioneer Arthur Carepa Dies

Brazilian legend Arthur Sampaio Carepa died last Friday night in Belem, Brazil at 95 years old. He was hospitalized a month…

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Etiene Medeiros Undergoes Shoulder Surgery

Medieros underwent surgery to treat a Synovial Cyst, a benign tumor on her right shoulder that caused pain and potentially limited mobility.

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World Junior Champ Brandonn Almeida To Debut For SC Friday Night

Brazilian superstar Brandonn Almeida will finally make his much-awaited NCAA debut this weekend, swimming for South Carolina at the Virginia Tech College Invite.

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Mexican National Record Holder María Fernanda Richaud Retires

María Fernanda Richaud split 57.48 to lead off the Mexican national record holding LCM 4×100 free relay.

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Joao Pierre Campos Wins Back-to-Back on Day 2 of UANA Cup

2018 UANA Swimming Cup January 19th-21st, 2018 Coral Springs Aquatic Complex, Florida LCM (50m course) Psych Sheet Real-Time Results The…

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Mexico Leads Medals Table After Day 1 of UANA Swim Cup

2018 UANA SWIMMING CUP January 19th-21st, 2018 Coral Springs Aquatic Complex, Florida LCM (50m course) Psych Sheet Real-Time Results The…

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Brandonn Almeida Cleared To Compete, Could Debut vs GT This Weekend

Star international recruit Brandonn Almeida has been cleared by the NCAA to compete this season, according to Brazil’s Globo.com, and could make his debut as early as this weekend’s dual with Georgia Tech.

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Argentina Distance Star Delfina Pignatiello Breaks 2 ARG Youth Records

Delfina Pagnatiello, who was dominant in the women’s 800 and 1500 at the 2017 FINA World Junior Championships, broke 2 Argentina youth (18 & Under) records in January, this time in the 100 and 200 free.

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First Edition of UANA Swimming Cup Kicks Off on Friday

2018 UANA Swimming Cup January 19th-21st, 2018 Coral Springs Aquatic Complex, Florida LCM (50m course) Psych Sheet Real-Time Results The…

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