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PR 95 - WPWL 2019: Greece and Hungary take the European preliminaries lead

Six more games of the FINA Men's Water Polo World League European preliminaries were contested last night, Tuesday November 13, in various European cities as Hungary defeated the Russians 15-8 playing on home soil in Ruza (3-2, 5-1, 3-1, 4-4), Germany crushed Malta 23-9 in Krefeld (GER) (3-4, 7-1, 5-2, 8-2), the Greeks beat the Netherlands 14-9 in Athens (4-0, 4-3, 4-3, 2-3) and Spain won 11-3 against Ukraine in Kharkiv City (UKR) giving them no chance in the first two quarters (2-0, 4-0, 1-1, 4-2).

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14Nov2018

PR 94 - Malaysian and Chinese divers shine in Kuala Lumpur Diving Grand Prix

Malaysian and Chinese divers took all gold medals at stake in Kuala Lumpur (MAS) this weekend (November 9-11), as the capital was hosting the fifth of seven legs of the FINA Diving Grand Prix 2018.

National star Ooi Tze Liang claimed gold in the men's 3m springboard with 428.45 points, while Croatia's Hrvoje Brezovac placed second with 350.30 and Timothy Lee of Singapore closed the podium in 320.85.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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12Nov2018

PR 93 - SWC 2018: Xu smashes WR, Morozov equal his own WR in Tokyo

The penultimate leg of the FINA Swimming World Cup 2018 concluded last night, November 11, in Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center (JPN) as overall ranking leader Vladimir Morozov of Russia equalled his own World Record in the 100m IM and China's Xu Jiayu broke the 100m back World Record.

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Tokyo, Japan
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12Nov2018

PR 92 – HD World Cup: Hunt (GBR) and Iffland (AUS) win gold in Abu Dhabi

Gary Hunt (GBR) and Rhiannan Iffland (AUS) were the best at the 2018 FINA High Diving World Cup, organised on November 9-10 in Abu Dhabi (UAE). Hunt earned gold in 431.55 and obtained his third consecutive title in the competition, after previous successes in 2016 and 2017, also in the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Iffland finished the four-dive final in 322.95, getting her first win in the World Cup.

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10Nov2018

PR 91 - Cunha and Weertman confirm 2018 overall win

Ana Marcela Cunha (BRA), among women, and Ferry Weertman (NED), in the men’s category, confirmed their overall win of the 2018 edition of the FINA/HOSA Marathon Swim World Series, after the conclusion of the eighth and last leg of the circuit, on November 9 in Abu Dhabi (UAE). For the Brazilian star, this is her fourth win in the competition, after previous successes in 2010, 2012 and 2014. For the Dutch, 2016 Olympic champion in Rio, this is the first consecration in the competition.

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09Nov2018

PR 90 - HD World Cup: Record of participation in Abu Dhabi (UAE)

A total of 40 athletes (28 men, 12 women), from 20 National Federations, are ready to take part in the fifth edition of the FINA High Diving World Cup, taking place on November 9-10, 2018 in Abu Dhabi (UAE). This is a new record of participation, since this discipline was included in the FINA programme in 2013. Since then, High Diving was present at the 2013, 2015 and 2017 FINA World Championships in Barcelona (ESP), Kazan (RUS) and Budapest (HUN), respectively; moreover, World Cups were successively organised in Kazan (RUS, 2014), Cozumel (MEX, 2015) and Abu Dhabi (2016 and 2017).

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08Nov2018

PR 89 - Victories for Greece, Russia, Hungary and Italy, Spain wins one but loses one too

The FINA's Women Water Polo World Leagues European preliminaries kicked-off on Saturday November 3 and continued on Tuesday November 6 in various European cities.

So far, Spain is the only team having played two games. In the first one Saturday, the Spaniards were defeated by the Russians 12-9 (4-1, 3-3, 3-2, 2-3) in Volgograd (RUS), but they took their revenge last night, beating Israel 11-5 (4-0, 2-2, 4-3, 1-0) next to Barcelona (ESP).

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Europe
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07Nov2018

FINA Statement

Following the events surrounding the organisation of the Water Polo game between Spain and Israel, counting for the second round of the European preliminaries of the FINA Women's Water Polo World League, to be held in Barcelona (ESP), FINA would like to clarify:

- According to its Constitutional Rule C 4, "FINA shall not allow any discrimination against National Federations or individuals (competitors, officials, judges, delegates, etc.) on the grounds of race, gender, religion, or political affiliations";

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06Nov2018

PR 88 - FINA increases prize money for Hangzhou 2018

FINA is pleased to announce that it has substantially increased the amount of prize money to be distributed to the best swimmers at the upcoming 14th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) in Hangzhou (CHN), from December 11-16, 2018.

The total prize money for the competition is 2’070’000 US dollars, with 1’530’000 US dollars prize for the best ranked swimmers in individual events, and 540’000 USD for the best relay teams. An additional 15’000 US dollars bonus is given to each new World Record established in the Championships.

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06Nov2018

PR 87 - SWC 2018: Sjostrom and Morozov ahead of the 2018 ranking after Beijing

Katinka Hosszu of Hungary and Russia's Vladimir Morozov were the most decorated athletes with a total of 4 gold medals apiece this weekend in the Beijing Water Cube, as the venue staged the first leg of the third and final FINA Swimming World Cup 2018 Cluster.

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Beijing, China
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05Nov2018

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