Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Viviane Jungblut Cracks Brazilian Record in 1500 SCM Free Ahead of Olympics

25-year old Viviane Jungblut has knocked more than 8 seconds off her Brazilian Record in short course meters ahead of the upcoming Olympic Games.

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FIU Rising Junior Elinah Phillip Will Represent BVI at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Maha Gouda (left) will represent Egypt in diving, while Elinah Phillip (right) will swim for the British Virgin Islands this summer.

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Mexican Olympian Angel Martinez Joins Cali Condors for 2021 ISL Season

Mexico’s Angel Martinez, who specializes in the 200 butterfly, swam collegiately at Texas A&M University from 2015 until 2019.

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From Gold to Green: Olympic Medal Payouts Compared By Nation

Joseph Schooling’s 100 butterfly victory in Rio meant a S$1,000,000 payout (~$744,000 USD) from Singapore. We compared that to other medal bonuses worldwide


Andre Calvelo Receives Maximum Four-Year Ban after Positive Steroid Test

Brazil’s Andre Calvelo has been given the maximum 4-year suspension after testing positive for a banned substance back in April.


Venezuela’s Alberto And Alfonso Mestre To Continue Family Legacy At Tokyo Games

Alberto Mestre Jr. and brother Alfonso will represent Venezuela at the Tokyo Games 35 years after their father swam in 2 Olympic finals.


Guatemala will send 2 swimmers to Tokyo 2020 Games

Guatemala will be represented by two swimmers at the Tokyo 2020 Games, including former Auburn swimmer Luis Martinez in the 100 butterfly.


Cesar Cielo To Feature On Brazilian Swimming Broadcast At Tokyo Olympics

Three-time Olympic medalist Cesar Cielo is moving from the pool to the commentators booth for this summer’s Games in Tokyo.

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Jarod Arroyo And Miriam Sheehan Selected To Represent Puerto Rico At Tokyo 2020

Arroyo will race the men’s 200 and 400 IM for Puerto Rico while Sheehan will swim the women’s 100 freestyle at the Tokyo Games.


Colombia Names Murillo and Arcila to 2020 Tokyo Olympic Roster

The Colombian Olympic Committee announced that Jorge Murillo and Isabella Arcila will represent the country at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

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Bahamas Aquatics Selects Joanna Evans And Izaak Bastian For Tokyo 2020

Evans will race the 400 freestyle at her 2nd Olympic Games will Bastian will make his debut in Tokyo with the 100 breaststroke.

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High-Level International Meets For July 2021

It’s here. The month of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, postponed from last year due to the coronavirus pandemic.


Princeton Secures Verbal from Brazilian NAG Record-holder Lucas Tudoras (2022)

Brazilian national age group record-holder and polyglot Lucas Tudoras has verbally committed to the Princeton men’s swimming and diving class of 2026.


Venezuela’s Alberto Mestre Hits FINA ‘A’ Cut with 21.93 50 FR (Bahamian Champs)

There were also a number of national records broken at the meet.


Puerto Rico Dominant At 2021 CCCAN Championships In San Juan

Ohio State alumna Kristen Romano closed out the meet on Sunday night with a victory and meet record in the women’s 200 backstroke.

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