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PR 58 - FINA General Congress in Gwangju (KOR)

With the presence of delegates from 167 National Federations, the FINA General Congress was held today in Gwangju (KOR), where the 18th FINA World Championships is being staged until July 28. The two main points of the Agenda included the approval of the FINA Financial Statements 2017-2018 and the validation of changes in the Constitution, General, Facilities and Anti-Doping Rules.

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19Jul2019

PR 57 - FINA Bureau Meeting in Gwangju (KOR)

Two days before the opening of the 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju (KOR), the FINA Bureau met today and opened by observing a minute of silence in memory of FINA Vice-President Dennis Miller (FIJ), who passed away on June 1, 2019.

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10Jul2019

PR 56 – Serbia returns to Super Final throne

Team Serbia took its FINA Water Polo World League crown back in Belgrade, Serbia, on Sunday evening as the city was hosting the Super Final from June 18-23, the last stage of the tournament which ran from October 2018 until now.

Playing at home, the Serbians defeated their biggest Balkan opponents, Croatia, by one goal, settling for a final score of 12-11 in the gold match, despite losing the first and third quarters (1-3, 5-2, 1-3, 5-3).

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Belgrade, Serbia
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24Jun2019

PR 55 – World's eight best teams to vie for Super Final title in Belgrade

Eight of the world's water polo powerhouses are in Belgrade, Serbia, this week to fight for the FINA Water Polo World League Super Final crown, the last stage of the tournament which run from October 2018 until now.

From June 18-23, the best squads from the Intercontinental Cup - Australia, Canada, Japan and Kazakhstan will face the strongest European teams - Croatia, Hungary, Serbia and Spain.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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18Jun2019

PR 54 – DGP 2019: China rules in Bolzano; Cagnotto successfully comes back

Athletes from China earned five gold medals – out of 10 on offer – in the fifth leg of the 2019 FINA Diving Grand Prix, held in Bolzano (ITA), on June 14-16. The best representatives of the Asian delegation shone in two men’s events, and also won three out of the four women’s finals. The competition was also highlighted by the comeback to FINA competitions of local superstar Tania Cagnotto, silver medallist in the 3m synchro (with Francesca Dallape).

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17Jun2019

PR 53 – ASWS 2019: Ukraine excels in the Super Final; Canada wins overall Series

The team of Ukraine largely dominated the 2019 FINA Artistic Swimming World Series Super Final, held in Budapest (HUN) from June 14-16, by earning seven gold medals out of the 10 titles at stake. The remaining victories went to Russia (two) and Spain (one). In the final ranking of the World Series, Canada was crowned the federation with the highest number of accumulative points throughout the 2019 edition.

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17Jun2019

PR 52 - MSWS: Rasovszky wins at home; Cunha gets third 2019 gold

Kristof Rasovszky, from Hungary, and Ana Marcela Cunha, representing Brazil, were the winners of the fourth leg of the 2019 FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series, held today in Lake Balaton (HUN). In home waters, the Magyar star completed the 10km in 1h50m12s7, while the South American ace was the best in the women’s category in 1h58m45s4. With these victories, both swimmers consolidated their lead of this season’s general ranking. 

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15Jun2019

PR 51 – Chinese women dominate Diving Grand Prix in Madrid

The Chinese divers excelled in the women's events this weekend in Madrid, Spain, at the fourth leg of the FINA Diving Grand Prix 2019 as they clinched three gold medals out of four available in their category.

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Madrid, Spain
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11Jun2019

PR 50 – USA take 13th Water Polo World League Super Final crown

Team USA clinched its 13th FINA Water Polo World League crown on Sunday June 9 in Budapest, Hungary, defeating strong contender Italy. It was the fourth time these two teams have met in the gold medal match of the Super Final (previously in 2006, 2011, 2014).

The American powerhouse, also current Olympic and World title holder, narrowly beat Italy 10-9 for the gold medal with a tie in the first and the last quarters (2-2, 1-2, 4-2, 3-3).

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Budapest, Hungary
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10Jun2019

PR 49 - Miyamoto takes first gold in Setubal, Cunha strikes again

The third leg of the FINA / CNSG Marathon Swim World Series 2019 in Setubal, Portugal, was won by Yohsuke Miyamoto from Japan and Brazil's Ana Marcela Cunha respectively.

Miyamoto clinched his first victory in the Series today, touching home in 1h34m44s4 and narrowly defeated veteran Andreas Waschburger of Germany (1h34m45s3). Argentina's Alejandro Moreno completed the podium today (1h34m48s0) in front of teammate Guillermo Bertola (1h34m51s6).

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Setubal, Portugal
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08Jun2019

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