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PR 82 - ‘The Way to Success’: FINA Swimming Coaches Golden Clinic 2018 Announced

  • 4th FINA Swimming Coaches Golden Clinic hosts strongest panel ever 
  • Speakers include Nigel Redman, Zhu Zhigen, Nigel Redman, David Lush, Stéphane Lecat, John Atkinson, Xu Guoyi and Miguel Angel López
  • Biggest gathering of elite coaches and performance directors since Rio 2016
  • Key highlight of the 5th FINA World Aquatics Convention 2018
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Hangzhou, China
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19Oct2018

PR 81 - SWC 2018: Wang and Morozov win Cluster #2, 3 World Records set in Budapest

The second leg of FINA Swimming World Cup Cluster #2 concluded tonight in Budapest (HUN) with four victories for the home hero Katinka Hosszu, three golds for Australia's Mitch Larkin and many athletes celebrating double victories after three days of competition at the Duna Arena, the state-of-the-art venue built for the FINA World Championships 2017.

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Budapest, Hungary
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06Oct2018

PR 80 - SWC 2018: Morozov (RUS) shines in Eindhoven with WR

Vladimir Morozov (RUS) was the brightest star of the third leg of the 2018 FINA Swimming World Cup, held in Eindhoven (NED), from September 28-30. The Russian great established the first World Record of the series, by swimming the men’s 100m IM in 50.26. Besides this performance, Morozov won another six medals during the competition (in 25m-pool) and is the new provisional leader of the men’s ranking.

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01Oct2018

PR 79 - FINA to extend Convention partnership with TritonWear

FINA is delighted to announce TritonWear will continue as an Event Partner for the 5th FINA World Aquatics Convention, to be held at Intercontinental Hangzhou, China, 8-10 December 2018.

This follows the hugely successful FINA-TritonWear partnership at the 2016 Convention.

Toronto-based TritonWear specialises in wearable technology for swimmers. Their top-of-the-range equipment provides coaches and swimmers with invaluable performance-enhancing data.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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25Sep2018

PR 78 – Convincing Hungary claims gold in Berlin

The team of Hungary won the gold medal of the 2018 FINA Men’s Water Polo World Cup, after beating Australia by 10-4 in the final match of the tournament, held in Berlin (GER), from September 11-16. The bronze medal of the competition went to Serbia, who comfortably defeated the host squad by 15-9.

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16Sep2018

PR 77 - Burnell (GBR) and Xin (CHN), the best in Chun’An

Jack Burnell (GBR) and Xin Xin (CHN) were the winners of the seventh leg of the FINA/HOSA Marathon Swim World Series 2018 taking place in Chun’An, China, on September 16. The British swimmer needed 1h56m34s8 to complete the 10km-race, while Xin got the gold in 2h06m22s6. It was the second consecutive win for the Asian athlete, also the best in the previous race of the Series in Lac Megantic (CAN). For Burnell, this was the first success of the season, after two podium presences in Seychelles (silver) and Setubal (POR, bronze).

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16Sep2018

PR 76 - Chupkov (RUS) and Sjostrom (SWE) win cluster 1

Anton Chupkov (RUS) and Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) are the provisional leaders of the 2018 FINA Swimming World Cup ranking, with respectively 90 and 120 points, and winners of the first cluster of the competition. They are the first recipients of the US$ 50,000 prize money given to the best in each cluster. The second leg of the series was held in Doha (QAT) from September 13-15 and was highlighted by the establishment of five new World Cup records. 

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15Sep2018

PR 75 - Berlin Men's Water Polo World Cup starts today

Eight water polo squads representing the five continents are set to dispute the FINA Men's Water Polo World Cup 2018 title in Berlin, Germany from Tuesday September 11 to Sunday September 16.

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Berlin, Germany
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11Sep2018

PR 74 – USA beats host Russia in Surgut

The team of USA won the 2018 edition of the FINA Women’s Water Polo World Cup, held in the Russian city of Surgut, from September 4-9. In the decisive match, the North American squad beat the host team by 8-5. Maggie Steffens and Ashleigh Johnson, playing for the winning squad, were named the Most Valuable Player and Best Goalkeeper of the tournament, respectively.

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10Sep2018

PR 73 - SWC 2018: Seven World Cup records to open the series in Kazan (RUS)

Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) and Vladimir Morozov (RUS) are the first provisional leaders of the 2018 edition of the FINA Swimming World Cup, after the first leg of the competition, held in Kazan (RUS) from September 7-9. The Swedish star, winner of the series in 2017, concluded the Russian leg with 60 points, while the local star amassed 54 points. This initial meet was highlighted by seven World Cup records.

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10Sep2018

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