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PR 84 – WP Challengers Cup: Singapore wins at home

The team of Singapore won the 2019 edition of the FINA Water Polo Challengers Cup (formerly known as FINA Development Trophy), organised from October 8-13 precisely in Singapore. In the decisive match of the game, the locals were stronger than Austria, managing a 8-5 victory for the gold medal of the men’s tournament. Both teams were leaders of their respective preliminary groups, with Singapore totalling four victories in Group A and Austria also four wins in Group B.

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13Oct2019

PR 83 - SWC 2019: Morozov (RUS) and Campbell (AUS) in the lead before last cluster

Michelle Coleman (SWE, six medals), Katinka Hosszu and Zsuzsanna Jakabos (both from Hungary, five medals each) were the most prolific athletes of the fifth meet of the FINA Swimming World Cup, staged on October 11-13, 2019 in Berlin (GER). The competition also concluded the second cluster of the series, after the Budapest leg on October 4-6.

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13Oct2019

PR 82 - Morozov clinches 100th FINA Swimming World Cup gold in Budapest

FINA Swimming World Cup 2019 leader Vladimir Morozov of Russia impressed the crowds at the Duna Arena in Budapest, Hungary, this weekend as the capital was hosting the fourth-of-seven leg of the cicruit from October 4-6.

The Russian ace claimed his 100th World Cup gold medal on Friday (Day 1) in the men's 50m free in 21.50, before bagging another two golds during the meet. On Saturday and Sunday he completed his champion's tally with the 100m free (47.99) and the 50m back (24.70) golds.

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Budapest, Hungary
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07Oct2019

PR 81 - FINA Champions Swim Series: 2020 edition in Shenzhen (CHN) and Beijing (CHN)

FINA is pleased to announce that next year’s FINA Champions Swim Series will comprise two legs in January 2020. The first event will take place in Shenzhen (CHN) on January 14-15, while Beijing (CHN) will stage the second meet of the Series on January 18-19. Olympic and World Championships medallists, World Cup stars, World Records holders and top-ranked athletes in the world ranking will be invited to the competition, successfully launched by FINA in 2019.

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04Oct2019

PR 80- Rasovszky (HUN) and Bruni (ITA) top overall FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series 2019

Kristof Rasovszky of Hungary and Rachele Bruni of Italy are the overall leaders of the FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series 2019 with 4750 points and 5000 points respectively.

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Chun an, China
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30Sep2019

PR 79 - Russia revalidates title in Funchal (POR)

The team of Russia was the winner of the 2019 edition of the FINA World Women’s Junior Water Polo Championships, held in Funchal (POR), from September 9-15, after beating the Netherlands by 11-5 in the final of the competition. The Russians managed to revalidate the 2017 title and were victorious in all the six matches of the tournament in Portugal. Before these two consecutive titles, the team of Russia had also won the Championships in 2009.

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16Sep2019

PR 78 - Italy wins two golds and two silvers in Capri / Napoli final UltraMarathon race

After six legs in South America, North America and Europe, the 2019 edition of the FINA UltraMarathon Swim Series concluded in Capri / Napoli (ITA) this weekend (Saturday September 7) as Italy established itself as the dominating nation of both the men and women's races.

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Capri - Napoli, Italy
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09Sep2019

PR 77- Sloman (AUS) and Cunha (BRA) lead first Chinese Taipei Marathon Swim Series

This morning, Saturday September 7, in Nantou (TPE), Australia's Nicholas Sloman and Brazil's Ana Marcela Cunha dominated the 10km men and women's races of the penultimate leg of the FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series.

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Nantou, Chinese Taipei
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07Sep2019

PR 76 – Sixteen junior squads to join Funchal (POR) for Women's WP World Championships

From September 9-15, sixteen teams representing the five continents will be taking part in the FINA World Junior Women's Water Polo Championships 2019 in Funchal, the capital city of Portugal's island Madeira.

For a six-day tournament, the modern Complexo de Piscinas Olimpicas do Funchal will welcome teams from Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Russia, Spain, South Africa and the USA.

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Funchal, Portugal
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06Sep2019

PR 75 – Russia stands out at inaugural FINA World Youth artistic swimming championships

The 1st ever edition of the FINA World Youth Artistic Swimming Championships 2019, in which about 330 promising artistic swimming athletes aged between 13-15 years old took part, came to an end in Samorin (SVK) on Sunday September 1 after five days of demonstration of elegance and highly athletic skills.

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Samorin, Slovakia
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02Sep2019

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