Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

Anton Ipsen Swims 2nd-Best 1500 of Career to Win in Columbus (Day 1)

Anton Ipsen, the 2018 NCAA Champion in the 1650 yard free, swam a season-best time on night 1 of the 2018 Pro Swim Series in Columbus.

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Guilherme Costa Breaks Own South American Record In 800 Free

Guilherme Costa broke his own South American Record in the men’s 800 freestyle in Rome.

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Brazil Announces Short Course Worlds Qualifying Times

Brazil’s swimming federation has announced its selection criteria for the 2018 Short Course World Championships, with qualifying times based on the third-place qualifiers from the 2016 World Championships meet.

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Bermuda National Junior Teamer Jesse Washington Commits to SMU

Bermuda’s Jesse Washington will swim for the SMU Mustangs in the fall.

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Lochte Back On Trial For Rio Gas Station Debacle

A Rio de Janeiro court has accepted a complaint from the state prosecutor’s office putting Ryan Lochte back on trial for falsely reporting a crime. Lochte was originally cleared of wrongdoing in July of 2017, but the prosecutor’s office was able to overturn that ruling and reopen the case, according to Brazil’s Globo.com.

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Cordes, Katis, Chierighini Headline Diverse Contingent to Join Sergio Lopez at Virginia Tech

Brazilian Marcelo Chierighini will make the international move and join Kevin Cordes, Chuck Katis, and a diverse group of other Auburn post-grads in Blacksburg.

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Wilimovsky Takes Two Wins At Historic Flowers Sea Swim

Jordan Wilimovsky won the 1-mile and 10k races at this year’s Flowers Sea Swim, an open water event held in Cayman Islands. But the 2015 world champion wasn’t the only big name among the almost 800 swimmers competing at the event.

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World Top 5 Times Set on Day 1 at Mare Nostrum – Monaco

Kathleen Baker (above), Ippei Watanabe, Rikako Ikee, and Andrey Govorov all moved into the world’s top 5 this season on Saturday evening.

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Mixed Relays Added, But No New Distance Events at 2019 Pan Am Games

Lima, Peru will play host to the 2019 Pan American Games

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Watanabe Creeps Closer To WR Form With 2:07.7 200 Breast In Barcelona

2018 Mare Nostrum Tour, Barcelona June 13th-14th Barcelona, Spain Club Natacío Sant Andreu LCM Meet Central Schedule Entry List Live…

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Argentine Julia Sebastian Breaks Own South American 200 BR Record

2018 MARE NOSTRUM TOUR, BARCELONA June 13th-14th Barcelona, Spain Club Natacío Sant Andreu LCM Meet Central Schedule Entry List Live…

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Kathleen Baker Torches 58.77 100 Back In Barcelona, World #3

USA’s Kathleen Baker swam the 3rd fastest 100 backstroke in the world this year with a 58.77 at the Mare Nostrum in Barcelona.

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The 5 Races To Watch At The Mare Nostrum, Barcelona

The top 5 races to watch at the 2018 Mare Nostrum Tour in Barcelona features an often unspoken rivalry between female breaststrokers.

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Yulia Efimova Goes Sub-30; Ikee on Fire on Day 2 in Canet

Rikako Ikee took out one Asian Record and nearly broke another on day 2 of the Canet stop of the 2018 Mare Nostrum Series.

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Michael Andrew Swims Lifetime Best, Missy Races Again in Day 2 Prelims

2018 MARE NOSTRUM TOUR, CANET-EN-ROUSSILLON June 9th-10th Bassin Europa, Canet-en-Roussillon, France LCM Meet Central Schedule Entry List Results Live Results…

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