Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Olympic Relay Qualification Update: Pre-European Championships

This week’s European championships will give teams one more chance to qualify a relay ahead of this summer’s Tokyo Olympics.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Process Underway For Brazilian Olympic Athletes

Female swimmer Larissa Oliveira was among the first Brazilian athletes to receive the COVID-19 vaccination.

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Lili Ibáñez regresa tras su lesión y Maria José Mata roza el récord mexicano

En el campeonato UANA, Maria José Mata se quedó a 2 décimas del récord mexicano de 200 mariposa, mientras Liliana Ibáñez regresó a la competición.

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José Martínez y Monika González, récords de Mexico en 200m combinado

En el clasificatorio olímpico de la UANA, los nadadores mexicanos han batido dos nuevos récords nacionales de la mano de José Martínez y Monika González.

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Maria Jose Mata Cocco Ends UANA Qualifier With 2:10.37 200 Fly Victory

Mata Cocco picked up her third win of the meet with the 200 butterfly and got within half a second of the 2:10.15 Mexican record in the event.

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Jorge Iga rompe el récord mexicano de 50 mariposa

En el clasificatorio olímpico de la UANA 2021, varios nadadores mexicanos han buscado los tiempos mínimos para los JJOO, con récord nacional de Jorge Iga.

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Martinez and Gonzalez-Hermosillo Lower 200 IM Mexican Records At UANA Day 3

Jose Martinez and Monika Gonzalez-Hermosillo both improved upon their own Mexican national records in the event to win the event.

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Micaela Sierra Breaks Uruguayan 100 Breast Record At UANA Day 2 – 1:12.13

Sierra became the fastest woman in Uruguayan history, improving upon Erika Graf’s previous mark of 1:14.21 from November 1994.

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American Athletes Split on Rule 50 Olympic Protest Restrictions

The results of the recent IOC survey show that American athletes have mixed opinions about how and where they can protest.

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Jorge Iga Shaves 0.01 Off 50 Fly Mexican National Record At UANA Qualifier

Jorge Iga managed to lower the Mexican national record in the 50 fly while Josue Dominguez was busy setting a new Dominic Republic in the 50 breast.

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André Calvelo’s Positive Test Was For Anabolic Steroid, Faces Max Four-Year Ban

Calvelo tested positive for drostanolone propionate, an androgen and anabolic steroid primarily used to treat breast cancer patients.

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Brazilian Court Pauses Olympic Selection After Santos’ Unconventional Berth

Brazil’s Superior Court of Sports Justice has issued an injunction stopping the nation’s Olympic 4×100 free relay selection after Gabriel Santos’ time trial.

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Kaminskaya Takes 200 Breast In Coimbra

World Championships semi-finalist Victoria Kaminskaya took 200m breast gold over the weekend in her home nation of Portugal.

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Brazil Confirms 18 Rosters Spots for 2021 Olympic Swimming Team

Bruno Fratus (above) has been named to Brazil’s initial Olympic roster after swimming a special trial in California rather than the country’s primary qualifying meet.

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Brazil Breaks South American Record in 4×100 Mixed Medley Relay

Felipe Lima, Larissa Oliveira, Guilherme Basseto and Giovanna Diamante broke the 4×100 mixed medley South American Record in a time trial session on Saturday.

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