Brazil leads Latin America and the Caribbean in the Swimming World Cup | News
The Brazilian delegation led the results of Latin America and the Caribbean in the 2021 Short Pool Swimming World Cup (25 meters) by placing 12 in the medal table, in the event that culminated this Tuesday at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi, capital from the United Arab Emirates.
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In addition to Brazil, who obtained a gold and two bronze medals, Trinidad and Tobago also stood out for the area, which won a silver medal through Dylan Carter in the 50-meter butterfly stroke.
For the South American country, Nicholas Santos was the one who stood out the most by taking the gold medal in the 50 meters butterfly style with a world record included.
Among other results from competitors in the area, the national records for Chileans Sarah Szklaruk and Mariano Lazzerini stand out in the 50-meter backstroke and 50-meter chest, respectively.
On the other hand, the Salvadoran Elisa Funes, who finished in 36th position in the general of her modality, set the national record in the 100-meter breaststroke last Sunday.
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December 21, 2021
At a general level, the United States (USA) led the medal table with nine gold medals, the same number of silver and 12 bronze, followed by Canada, Italy and the Russian Federation.
On an individual level, one of the most outstanding performances was that of the Japanese Daiya Seto who became the second man in history to win five titles in a row in the same event (400 meters combined) in short pool world championships.