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PR 68 - SWC 2019: Morozov smashes three World Cup records in Singapore, Australia bags 14 golds

Vladimir Morozov of Russia continued to gear up at the third FINA Swimming World Cup leg in Singapore from August 15-17 as he smashed three World Cup records (WC) in the 50m / 100m free and the 50m back.

In the freestyle events, Morozov clocked times of 21.27 in the sprint and 47.88 in the 100m, while he also finished in 24.40 in the 50m back.
 
Lithuania's Danas Rapsys also set a new WC record in the 200m free as he touched home in 1:44.38. In addition, he won the 400m free race in 3:45.59.

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17Aug2019

PR 67 - SWC 2019: Swimmers head to last Asian leg in Singapore, as six WC records are broken in Jinan

Two weeks after the conclusion of the 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju, Korea, swimmers continue to impress at the FINA Swimming World Cup which second stops of the 2019 circuit concluded tonight in Jinan, China.

Six new and one equalled World Cup records (WC) were set in the Chinese city between Thursday August 8 and Saturday August. 10.

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10Aug2019

UPDATED PR 66- Rasovszky wins third back-to-back Marathon Swim World Series race in Lac Megantic

Kristof Rasovszky of Hungary, 22, made history on Saturday August 3 as he won his third consecutive race at the FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series in Lac Megantic, Canada, becoming the first swimmer ever to win both Canadian legs since 2011, when the two cities joined the programme of the Series.

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Lac Megantic, Canada
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05Aug2019

PR 65 - SWC 2019: Eleven World Cup records broken in Tokyo, successful first meet for Team Australia

Still fresh from the FINA World Championships performances in Gwangju, Korea, elite swimmers gathered in Tokyo, Japan, for the inaugural leg of the FINA Swimming World Cup 2019 from August 2-4.

Athletes showed an incredible form for this first meet of seven as no less than eleven new Word Cup records (WC) were established in the city that will host the 2020 Olympic Games in a year-time.

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Tokyo, Japan
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05Aug2019

PR 64 – After a successful FINA World Championships, Gwangju gets ready to host the Masters

Gwangju, Korea, host of the highly successful 18th FINA World Championships that concluded on Sunday July 28, is gearing up to welcome the 18th FINA World Masters Championships from August 5-18.

Over 14 days, more than 4,000 aquatic sports enthusiasts will be in Korea, including 1,207 clubs across all disciplines (swimming, diving, water polo, open water swimming and artistic swimming) and 83 countries represented.

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Gwangju, Korea
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02Aug2019

PR 62 - Schouten (NED) and Dornic (FRA) win 32km race in Lac St-Jean

Marcel Schouten of the Netherlands and Morgane Dornic from France were the winners of the men and women's FINA UltraMarathon Swim Series races in Lac St-Jean, Canada, on Saturday July 27. 

In a huge effort after a 32km race, Dutch veteran Schouten claimed gold in 7h13m31, while Christopher Deegan of Australia settled for silver in 7h23m16s.

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Lac St-Jean, Canada
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29Jul2019

PR 61 - Highly successful FINA showcase in Gwangju

The 18th edition of the FINA World Championships concluded today in Gwangju, Republic of Korea, following 17 days of world-class competition that has broken records in more ways than one. 

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28Jul2019

FINA STATEMENT

FINA has been informed that an unfortunate accident occurred in the early hours of July 27, 2019 in a facility next to the Athletes Village of the 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju (KOR).

As some Championships’ participants were present at the moment of the accident, FINA is carefully monitoring the situation and will activate all measures to ensure health care and assistance is provided whenever necessary.

FINA deeply regrets the situation and sends its best wishes to any victims of this accident.

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27Jul2019

FINA STATEMENT

The FINA Executive met today in Gwangju (KOR) to analyse the situation occurred during the men’s 200m free victory ceremony and has decided to send a warning letter to athletes Duncan Scott (GBR) and Sun Yang (CHN). 

Both competitors had an inadequate behaviour on this occasion, which is not acceptable in accordance with the FINA Constitution Rule C 12.1.3.

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23Jul2019

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