Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

2020 Swammy Awards: South American Female Swimmer of the Year Julia Sebastian

Julia Sebastian broke two continental records in an outstanding short course season for the LA Current in the International Swimming League.

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2020 Swammy Awards: CAC Male Swimmer of the Year Dylan Carter

In 2020, Dylan Carter became a force in the ISL, making a 50 back skins final and setting three national records for Trinidad & Tobago.


Brazilian Teen Died From COVID-19 Complications After Being Cleared, Competing

14-year-old swimmer Mariana Franklin Ferreira Silva died on December 19 due to COVID-19 complications after being cleared and competing December 9-10.


High-Level International Meets For January 2021

January 2021 is essentially here, which means we’re finally seeing the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games on the horizon.


Maria Cocco Nears MEX Record, Splits 1:01/1:09 200 Fly To Close Brazil Trophy

Minas Tenis Club closed out the 2020 Brazil Trophy with a massive victory, more than NUMBER points ahead of any other team.

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Gabriel Morelli Lowers 200 Breast Argentinian Record, #20 Worldwide In 2020

Swimming for team Argentina at the 2020 Brazil Trophy, Gabriel Morelli improved upon his own national record in the 200 breast with a 2:12.56.

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Fernanda Gomes Hits 2:16 2IM In Brazil, 9th Fastest Junior So Far In 2020

Fernando Gomes delivered a massive 2:16 200 IM to secure a ninth-place ranking among junior girls worldwide in the event.

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Brandonn Almeida Posts 4:14 400 IM, 4th Fastest In The World This Year

Brazilian Olympian Brandonn Almeida delivered a solid performance at the 2020 National Integration Tournament in Santos, Brazil this week.


2020 Brazil Trophy Introduces ISL-Like, Bitcoin Sponsored Skins Race

Brazil’s Stephanie Balduccini and Lucas Peixoto came out on top in their respective skins races tonight at the 2020 Brazil Trophy.


16-Year Old Steverink Swims 4:19 in 400 IM at 2020 Brazil Trophy

Brazilian sprinter Vini Lanze and Argentine sprinter Julia Sebastián each won events to help Minas Tenis Club secure a lead on Day 1 of the Brazil Trophy.


Fratus and Ferreira to Face Off In The 50/100 Free: 2020 Brazil Trophy Preview

Follow along as Bruno Fratus and Marco Antonio Ferreira Junior go head to head in the sprint freestyles at the 2020 Brazil Trophy.

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Mexican Aquatics Allegedly Face Olympic Ban Following Inconsistencies

FINA has requested that the Mexican Swimming Federation provide a version of their current chamber in the English language.


Miami (FL) Secures Commitment from Brazil’s Giulia Carvalho for 2021-22

Giulia Carvalho from Brazil’s Minas Tenis Clube has committed to the University of Miami’s class of 2025.

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Marcelo Acosta Crushes 1650 Pool Record To Close FL Champs In Pembroke Pines

Acosta, a 2016 Olympian representing El Salvador, won the men’s 1650 freestyle in 15:18.35 to demolish the previous pool record of 15:51.48.

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Joaquin Vargas Breaks 38-Year Old LSC Record in 500 Free in Pembroke Pines

Vargas, who trains with Azura Florida Aquatics, broke a 38-year old LSC Record in the 500 free that was previously held by an Olympic gold medalist.

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