Confederación Sudamericana de Natación
Confederación Sudamericana de Natación (CONSANAT) is the South American Swimming Confederation, which oversees international aquatics competitions among South American countries. It is affiliated to FINA, the international federation for swimming, via ASUA, the swimming continental association for the Americas.
CONSANAT organizes South American aquatics championships in diving, swimming, open water swimming, synchronized swimming, and water polo. It also maintains the South American Records and South American Junior Records.
Member National Federations
CONSANAT organizes several South American aquatics championships, including:
- the South American Swimming Championships (held annually; all 5 disciplines) -- in the even years between Summer Olympics, these are the aquatics competitions at the South American Games
- the South American Masters Swimming Championships (held in even years)
- the South American Masters Open Water Championships (in even years)
- the South American Junior Swimming Championships (in odd years)
Recent competitions include:
- the South American Junior Aquatics Championships 2009, March 22-April 6 in Mar del Plata and Santa Fe (open water), Argentina.
- the 2008 South American Championships, March 9–16 in São Paulo, Brazil.
- the 2007 South American Masters Swimming & Open Water Championship, October 30-November 4 in Guatamare and Isla de Margarita, Venezuela.