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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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