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PR 38 – Champions Swim Series: Great performances and enthusiasm in Budapest!

The second meet of the “FINA Champions Swim Series”, held in Budapest (HUN) on May 11-12, 2019 gathered a total of 13 Olympic and 21 World champions, and produced fine performances in the iconic aquatic complex of the Magyar capital, the “Duna Arena”. In such a location, the main venue of the 2017 FINA World Championships, many stars had the opportunity to shine and to demonstrate the excellence of FINA’s newest competition.

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13May2019

PR 37 - World champion Olivier (FRA) and Bridi (ITA) clinch gold in the Seychelles

The Seychelles provided the idyllic background to the second race of the FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series 2019 today, Sunday May 12, as France's Marc-Antoine Olivier, current World champion in the 10km, and World Series star Arianna Bridi of Italy claimed respectively the men and women's races victory.

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Seychelles
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12May2019

PR 36 – Champions Swim Series, leg 2: Budapest ready for another great show!

A total of 68 swimmers from 23 nations are ready to compete in the second leg of the FINA Champions Swim Series, taking place in Budapest (HUN) on May 11-12, 2019. With 67 Olympic and 175 World Championships (50m) medals between them, these stars promise to put on a great show at the Duna Arena in the Hungarian capital, proving that FINA’s newest event is able to bring together many of the best swimmers on the planet.

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Budapest, Hungary
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08May2019

President Maglione receives Australian Olympic Committee President’s Trophy

On the occasion of the World Sport and Business Summit SportAccord Convention 2019 currently underway in Gold Coast, Australia (May 5-10) FINA President Dr. Julio C. Maglione was awarded the President’s Trophy by the Australian Olympic Committee.

On Monday May 6, Dr. Maglione received this prestigious award from President and senior Olympic Committee member John Coates in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Olympic sport and as President of the Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA) since 2009.

Family News 2019
Gold Coast, Australia
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07May2019

PR 35 - Canada grabs 6 golds in Beijing's Artistic Swimming World Series

Canada excelled in Beijing, China, from May 4-6, at the fifth leg of the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series as the team secured six gold medals over the three-day competition.

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Tokyo, Japan
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07May2019

PR 34 – Encouraging start for FINA Champions Swim Series

Positive feedback has emerged from the inaugural FINA Champions Swim Series, held in Guangzhou, China from April 27-29, as athletes and coaches expressed their enthusiasm towards the brand-new elite competition.

Nine Olympic and 16 World champions, as well as 42 Olympic and World medallists, were amongst the high-profile line-up for this first event. Between them, athletes in Guangzhou had already won 145 medals at FINA World Championship level, 55 of them gold, sharing a further 62 Olympic medals.

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Guangzhou, China
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01May2019

PR 33 - Five golds for Russia and Japan in Tokyo's ASWS

The fourth leg of the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series 2019 came to an end tonight in Tokyo, Japan, as Russian stars Svetlana Kolesnichenko and Svetlana Romashina, both Olympic and World champions, displayed their best form over the three-day competition from April 27-29.

The Russian pair topped both the duet events, earning 95.7893 for the technical routine and 96.8333 for the free routine.

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Tokyo, Japan
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29Apr2019

PR 32– DWS 2019: Team China dominates Montreal leg

Thomas Daley of Great Britain and the DPR Korea pair composed of Jo Jin Mi / Kim Mi Rae were the only non-Chinese divers to break Team China's supremacy this weekend in Montreal, Canada, as the Quebec city was hosting the third leg of the FINA/CNSG Diving World Series 2019 from April 26-28.

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Montreal, Canada
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29Apr2019

PR 31- FINA Champions Swim Series off to a winning start in Guangzhou

The FINA Champions Swim Series made a successful debut in Guangzhou this weekend, featuring many of the world’s best in an innovative competition format that rewards both swimmers and fans. The winner of each race earned $10,000 USD, followed by $8,000 for second, $6,000 for third, and $5,000 for fourth.

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Guangzhou, China
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28Apr2019

PR 30- 9 Olympic and 16 World champions to race at inaugural FINA Champions Swim Series // UPDATED schedule

Nine Olympic gold medallists, including Anthony Ervin (USA), Chad Le Clos (RSA, also a World champion), Sun Yang (CHN, also a World champion), Dimitry Balandin (KAZ), Pernille Blume (DEN), Sarah Sjostrom (SWE, also a World champion), Ranomi Kromowidjojo (NED, also a World champion), Katinka Hosszu (HUN, also a World champion) and Dana Vollmer (USA), as well as 16 World gold medallists, including Ben Proud (GBR), Michael Andrew (USA), Danas Rapsys (LTU), Wang Shun (CHN), Robert Glinta (ROU), Fabio Scozzoli (ITA), Anton Chupkov (RUS), Nicholas Santos (BRA), Fu Yuanhui (CHN), Emily Seebohm (AU

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Guangzhou, China
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25Apr2019

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