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PR 45 - FINA mourns Vice-President Dennis Miller (FIJ)

FINA has learnt with immense sadness about the loss of its Vice-President Dennis Miller, from Fiji, who lost his brave fight against illness. Mr Miller was 61 years old and is survived by his wife and four children.

As an administrator working behind the scenes, Dennis Miller dedicated his career to the development of Aquatics in Oceania, but also worldwide, within the FINA family.

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31May2019

PR 44 – 17 Olympic champions gather in Indianapolis for ultimate FINA Champions Swim Series 2019

After two highly successful meets in Guangzhou (CHN) and Budapest (HUN), 17 Olympic and 20 World champions are ready to race in Indianapolis (USA) on May 31-June 1 for the ultimate (3/3) leg of the FINA Champions Swim Series 2019.

Between them, the 50 swimmers in Indianapolis, representing 15 NF, have won 54 Olympic medals as well as 146 World medals.

The innovative competition schedule at the famous Indiana University (IU) Natatorium includes 28 individual events as well as two mixed relays spread over two days. The schedule unfolds as follows:

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Indianapolis, USA
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29May2019

PR 43 - ASWS 2019: Japan's Inui continues to impress in Greensboro

The sixth leg of the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series 2019 came to an end on Sunday evening (May 26) in Greenboro, USA, as Japan's Olympic star Yukiko Inui and Canada's discipline sensation Jacqueline Simoneau displayed constant and excellent results in the the solo technical and solo free events.

Veteran Yukiko Inui clinched the victory in both the events with 91.8795 points for her technical routine and 93.7583 points for her free performance.

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Greensboro, USA
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27May2019

PR 42 – HDWCup: fourth title for Hunt, second crown for Iffland

Gary Hunt (GBR) and Rhiannan Iffland (AUS) were the winners of the 2019 edition of the FINA High Diving World Cup, organised in Zhaoqing (CHN) on May 25-26. This was the fourth consecutive title for the British star in this event, while the Australian ace revalidated her 2018 crown. Hunt concluded his four-dive performance with 436.70, while Iffland was the best among women in 328.85 points.

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27May2019

PR 41 – FINA and OC Gwangju 2019 appeal to DPR Korea participation

With 50 days to go for the Opening of the 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju (KOR), FINA and the Organising Committee of the competition held today a Press Conference in the City Hall of the Korean metropolis, in order to underline the importance of DPR Korea (PRK) presence in the FINA showcase.

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Gwangju, Korea
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23May2019

PR 40 – DWS 2019: Great Britain triumph at home

The FINA/CNSG Diving World Series 2019 concluded on Sunday May 19 in London, Great Britain, as national heroes Jack Laugher, Thomas Daley, Matthew Lee, Daniel Goodfellow, Eden Cheng, Lois Toulson and Grace Reid clinched three gold, one silver and two bronze medals on offer to join Team China and Australia at the top of the chart.

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London, Great Britain
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20May2019

PR 39 – Mixed podiums in Kazan's Diving World Series

The penultimate leg of the 2019 FINA/CNSG Diving World Series concluded on Sunday May 12 in Kazan, Russia, as Great Britain's Jack Laugher and China's Yang Hao topped the men's individual events and Canada's Jennifer Abel and DPR Korea's Kim Mi Rae triumphed in the women's springboard and platform events.

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Kazan, Russia
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13May2019

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

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