Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

A Cultural Victory for Brazil’s 1st-Ever Women’s LC Worlds Pool Title

Tonight in Budapest, Etiene Medeiros won both a personal victory and a cultural victory for Brazilian women with the country’s first ever long course swimming title in a women’s event.

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Medeiros Wins Brazil’s First Women’s World Title, Breaks SA Record

Etiene Medeiros became the first female long course world champion for the nation of Brazil while also breaking the South American record in the 50 backstroke.

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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Olympic gold medalist Caeleb Dressel will be racing in the men’s 100m freestyle semifinals, one of the most anticipated events of the championships.

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Watch Detti Sprint Last 100m to Win Gold in Men’s 800 in Budapest

Gabriele Detti won the men’s 800 free with an incredible surge at the end. He set new Italian and European records with his 7:40.77.

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Davies, Peaty, and the Rest of Day 4 Race Videos *for UK Viewers*

Georgia Davies won her 50m backstroke semi-final in Budapest on Wednesday night.

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Watch Bronze in Mixed Medley Relay and Other Day 4 Race Videos *for Canadian Viewers*

Kylie Masse, Richard Funk, Penny Oleksiak, and Yuri Kisil broke the Canadian record in the 4x100m mixed medley en route to the bronze medal on Wednesday night in Budapest. Watch their race, and more.

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Race Video: Watch Chad Le Clos Battle Laszlo Cseh in Budapest 200 Fly Final

South African Chad Le Clos claimed gold in the men’s 200m fly in Budapest, getting off to a quick start with 53.21 at the 100 and holding on for the win. Watch the race here.

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Watch: Grevers-King-Dressel-Manuel Crush WR in Mixed Medley Relay (Race Video)

Watch as Matt Grevers, Lilly King, Caeleb Dressel, and Simone Manuel crush the world record in the 4×100 meter mixed medley relay in finals at 2017 World Championships.

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Race Video: Federica Pellegrini Edges Katie Ledecky in 200 Free Final in Budapest

Watch as Federica Pellegrini of Italy edges Katie Ledecky for the gold medal in the 200 freestyle at World Championships in Budapest.

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Should Nations Like Brazil Focus on Non-Olympic Stroke 50s?

Given Brazil’s medals in the men’s 50 breast and 50 fly, and their likely women’s 50 back medal tomorrow (Etiene Medeiros, pictured above), a question arises. Is it worth it for nations like Brazil to focus on the stroke 50s?

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Pellegrini, Detti, Paltrinieri Help Italy Surge To Top Tier Of Medals

Medaling in the women’s 200m free event for the 7th consecutive World Championships, Italian ace Federica Pellegrini helped rocket her nation of Italy from 12th yesterday to 4th in the overall swimming medal standings.

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Gomes Moves To #2 All-Time In 50 BR, Cracks South American Record

Joao Gomes moved into #2 all-time in the men’s 50 breast with a silver medal winning time of 26.52.

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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 4 Finals Preview

Katie Ledecky is the top seed headed into tonight’s 200 freestyle battle in Budapest.

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Look Who Did NOT Make the Men’s 100 Free Top 16 In Budapest

America’s Nathan Adrian and Caeleb Dressel, Australia’s Cameron McEvoy and Brazil’s Gabriel Santos all made it into the men’s 1free top 16, but who did NOT clear this morning’s cut?

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2017 FINA World C’ships Day 3 Finals: Hear From Tonight’s Champions

Hear what the stars of night 3 had to say after their races at the Danube Arena in Budapest.

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