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PR 63 - Greece wins gold at 2018 FINA World Youth Championships

The Greek youth water polo team won their first FINA World Youth Championships 2018 title on Sunday August 19 in Szombathely, Hungary, beating Spain 9-8 (3-3, 4-1, 2-3, 0-1) in the final.

Hungary and Serbia produced an outstanding battle for the bronze, but the hosts ended up clinching the third place, defeating the Balkan powerhouse 14-13 (5-4, 2-3, 3-4, 4-2).

Italy then secured the fifth spot, defeating Croatia 15-13 after penalty shootout.

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Szombathely, Hungary
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20Aug2018

PR 62 - Xin Xin and Christian Reichert dominate Lac Megantic 10km race

China's Xin Xin and Germany's Christian Reichert were the best out of 44 swimmers (22 men, 22 women) who took the plunge in Lac Megantic, Canada, on Saturday August 11, 2018, as the Quebec Lake staged the 6/8 meet of the FINA/HOSA Marathon Swim Wolrd Series 2018.

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Lac Megantic, Canada
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12Aug2018

PR 61 - New Water Polo rules to be tested at 4th Men's Youth Water Polo Championships in Szombathely (HUN)

A set of amended rules proposed by the FINA Technical Water Polo Committee (TWPC) and discussed at the FINA World Water Polo Conference organised in Budapest in April 2018 will be tested at this event, as well as at the FINA World Women's Youth Water Polo Championships in Belgrade (SRB, August 27-September 2, 2018), the FINA Women's World Cup in Surgut (RUS, September 4-9, 2018) and the FINA Men's World Cup in Berlin (GER, September 11

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Szombathely, Hungary
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09Aug2018

PR 60 - Szombathely (HUN) to host 4th Men's Youth Water Polo Championships 2018

Twenty youth teams will be fighting as of Saturday August 11 for the Men's World Youth title in Szombathely, Hungary, when the city will stage the 4th FINA World Men's Youth Water Polo Championships 2018.

While 8 teams represent Europe, 5 teams America, 3 teams Asia, 2 teams Oceania and 2 teams Africa, the youth tournament is open to players aged 18 years old and under.

The four groups' composition unfolds as follow:

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Szombathely, Hungary
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09Aug2018

PR 59 - Younger divers secure YOG berth in Kyiv

Team China dominated the eight-day long 22nd FINA World Junior Diving Championships in Kyiv, Ukraine, last week from July 23-29, as the event served as a qualifier to the Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games, to take place in October 2018.

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Kyiv, Ukraine
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30Jul2018

PR 58 - Brazil stands out in Lac St Jean Marathon Swim World Series

Although Brazil was on top form yesterday (Thursday July 26) in Lac St Jean (CAN) for the fifth leg of the FINA/HOSA Marathon Swim World Series 2018, Marcel Schouten of the Netherlands won the men's race in 1h56m10s20 in a sprint finish.

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Lac St Jean, Canada
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27Jul2018

PR 57 - FINA/CNSG DWS 2019 - hosts and dates revealed

FINA is pleased to reveal the 2019 calendar of the prestigious annual circuit of the FINA/CNSG Diving World Series, a competition exclusively open to the world's diving elite with numerous World and Olympic champions taking part every year.

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25Jul2018

PR 55 - The Russian junior artistic swimmers take it all in Budapest

Artistic powerhouse Russia was the big winner last week in Budapest, as the 16th FINA World Junior Artistic Swimming Championships concluded on Sunday July 22, 2018 in Hungary's capital.

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Budapest, Hungary
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23Jul2018

PR 54 - Happy Birthday FINA!

The FINA Family gathered today in Lausanne (SUI) for the celebration of FINA’s 110th anniversary and the official inauguration of the new FINA Headquarters. Many IOC members and other distinguished sport dignitaries were also present in the ceremony, where a symbolic ribbon was cut by FINA President Dr. Julio C. Maglione, IOC President Thomas Bach, ANOC President Sheikh Ahmed Al-Fahad Al-Sabah and ASOIF President Francesco Ricci Bitti.

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19Jul2018

PR 53 - FINA Bureau meeting - 18 July 2018

On the eve of the official celebration of FINA's 110th anniversary and the inauguration of the FINA Headquarters in Lausanne (SUI), the FINA Bureau held its first 2018 meeting on July 18.

Addressing the members of the Bureau at the start of the meeting, FINA President Dr Julio C. Maglione declared:

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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19Jul2018

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