BEST SWIMMER OF THE YEAR RANKING
SWIMMING Olympic Games & FINA World Championships (50m & 25m) (1) FINA Swimming World Cup (2) WR bonus
(3)
World Rankings (4)
1 180 120 75 25
2 140 90   20
3 130 80   15
4 100 60   10
5 90 50   5
6 80 40    
7 70 35    
8 60 30    
9 40 25    
10 35 20    
11 30 15    
12 25 10    
  1. Only individual events are considered
  2. Classification in the overall ranking
  3. For each individual WR in 50m or 25m
  4. Both in 50m and 25m for individual events, excluding the WR

In case of tie, should prevail the points at Olympic Games/World Championships and WR bonus.

 
BEST DIVER OF THE YEAR RANKING
DIVING
(individual, synchro, mixed and team events)
Olympic Games & FINA World Championships (1) FINA Diving World Series (2) FINA Diving World Cup (1)
1 180 120 80
2 140 90 70
3 130 80 60
4 100 60 40
5 90 50 35
6 80 40 25
7 70 35 20
8 60 30 15
9 40 25 10
10 35 20 8
11 30 15 6
12 25 10 4
  1. In the Team Event, points are divided by 2 for each athlete
  2. Classification in the overall rankings

In case of tie, should prevail the points at Olympic Games/World Championships.

 
BEST HIGH DIVER OF THE YEAR RANKING
HIGH DIVING World Championships World Cup
1 180 120
2 140 90
3 130 80
4 100 60
5 90 50
6 80 40
7 70 35
8 60 30
9 40 25
10 35 20
11 30 15
12 25 10
 
BEST OPEN WATER SWIMMER OF THE YEAR RANKING
OPEN WATER
(individual and team events)
Olympic Games & FINA World Championships FINA 10k MSWC (1) FINA OWS Grand Prix (1)
1 180 120 80
2 140 90 70
3 130 80 60
4 100 60 40
5 90 50 35
6 80 40 25
7 70 35 20
8 60 30 15
9 40 25 10
10 35 20 8
11 30 15 6
12 25 10 4
  1. Classification in the overall rankings

In case of tie, should prevail the points at Olympic Games/World Championships.

 
BEST ARTISTIC SWIMMER OF THE YEAR RANKING
ARTISTIC
(solo, duet, team, combo, mixed)
Olympic Games & FINA World Championships FINA Synchro World Trophy FINA Synchro World Cup
1 180 120 80
2 140 90 70
3 130 80 60
4 100 60 40
5 90 50 30
6 80 40 25
7 70 35 20
8 60 30 15
9 40 25 10
10 35 20 8
11 30 15 6
12 25 10 4

In case of tie, should prevail the points at Olympic Games/World Championships.

 
BEST WATER POLO TEAM OF THE YEAR RANKING
WATER POLO Olympic Games & FINA World Championships FINA World League FINA World Cup
1 180 120 80
2 140 90 70
3 130 80 60
4 100 60 40
5 90 50 35
6 80 40 25
7 70 35 20
8 60 30 15
9 40 25 10
10 35 20 8
11 30 15 6
12 25 10 4

In case of tie, should prevail the points at Olympic Games/World Championships.

Moreover, the application of these criteria should include:

- In the year of the FINA World Championships or FINA World Swimming Championships (25m): priority should go to individual gold medal winners;

- In the year of Olympic Games: priority should go to gold medal winners (individual or team). 

 

BEST SWIMMER PERFORMANCE

The "Best Swimming Performance" award is based on the results achieved in the main competition of the year (World Championships or Olympic Games), compared with the FINA Points Table.