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PR 100 - FINA World Championships 2025 & 2027

FINA has the pleasure to announce that seven National Federations/Cities have shown their interest in staging the 2025 or 2027 edition of the FINA World Championships and FINA World Masters Championships.

At the deadline of November 26, 2018 interest has been received from:

- AUSTRALIA, Melbourne
- CHINA, city to be confirmed
- HUNGARY, Budapest
- RUSSIA, Kazan
- SERBIA, Belgrade
- UKRAINE, city to be confirmed
- USA, Greensboro, North Carolina

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30Nov2018

PR 99- Mixed celebrations in Singapore ultimate Diving Grand Prix meet

Six nations, China, DPR Korea, Japan, Mexico, Russia and Singapore, claimed at least one victory this weekend in Singapore (SGP), the last host of the FINA Diving Grand Prix 2018, from November 23-25.

Russia however was the most decorated team with three gold medals and four bronzes, as Sergey Nazin topped the men's 3m accumulating 416.90 points. Teammates Vitaliaa Koroleva / Uliana Kliueva then claimed the women's 3m gold with 288.30 and Ilia Molachnov / Vitaliia Koroleva were the best in the mixed 3m (283.50).

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Singapore, SGP
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26Nov2018

PR 98- 'Embracing Innovation - Aquatics in a Global World': FINA Conference Programme Announced

The FINA World Aquatics Convention is delighted to release the final Conference Programme for 2018, Hangzhou, China, December 8-10.

Today's world of sport business is changing and, as technology and innovation continuously evolve, it can be difficult to keep up. It is essential, therefore, that National Federations and the wider Aquatics community are aware of the opportunities available and that they embrace innovation in their day-to-day activities.

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Hangzhou, China
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19Nov2018

PR 97- Australia takes four gold in penultimate Diving Grand Prix in Gold Coast

Team Australia was the most decorated nation this weekend in Gold Coast (AUS), as the city hosted the penultimate leg of the FINA Diving Grand Prix 2018 from November 15-18, 2018.

The home divers stole the gold in the men's 3m springboard with Kevin Chavez (429.45), in the women's 10m platform with Emily Boyd (342.30), in the women's 3m synchro with Georgia Shehan / Esther Qin (263.70) and in  the mixed 3m with Anabelle Smith / Domonic Bedgood (280.56).

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Gold Coast, Australia
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19Nov2018

PR 96 - Morozov and Sjostrom crowned champions of FINA Swimming World Cup 2018

The FINA Swimming World Cup 2018 concluded tonight, November 17, in Singapore (SGP) as Russia's Vladimir Morozov and Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom won the overall Series title with 402 and 339 points respectively, both pocketing the prize money available of US$ 150,000.

Russian Olympian and World Record holder Morozov finished the 2018 circuit on a high, adding an extra four golds to his already impressive tally. He won the 50/100m freestyle (20.48, 44.95), the 50m fly (22.17) and the 100m IM (50.31) in Singapore.

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Singapore, SGP
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17Nov2018

FINA STATEMENT

FINA would like to underline that respect for its rules—concerning the establishment of a coherent international calendar, the protection of athletes’ rights, and the development of the sport’s structure and organisation—are of paramount importance for the promotion and popularity of our six disciplines on a global scale.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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16Nov2018

PR 95 - WPWL 2019: Greece and Hungary take the European preliminaries lead

Six more games of the FINA Men's Water Polo World League European preliminaries were contested last night, Tuesday November 13, in various European cities as Hungary defeated the Russians 15-8 playing on home soil in Ruza (3-2, 5-1, 3-1, 4-4), Germany crushed Malta 23-9 in Krefeld (GER) (3-4, 7-1, 5-2, 8-2), the Greeks beat the Netherlands 14-9 in Athens (4-0, 4-3, 4-3, 2-3) and Spain won 11-3 against Ukraine in Kharkiv City (UKR) giving them no chance in the first two quarters (2-0, 4-0, 1-1, 4-2).

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14Nov2018

PR 94 - Malaysian and Chinese divers shine in Kuala Lumpur Diving Grand Prix

Malaysian and Chinese divers took all gold medals at stake in Kuala Lumpur (MAS) this weekend (November 9-11), as the capital was hosting the fifth of seven legs of the FINA Diving Grand Prix 2018.

National star Ooi Tze Liang claimed gold in the men's 3m springboard with 428.45 points, while Croatia's Hrvoje Brezovac placed second with 350.30 and Timothy Lee of Singapore closed the podium in 320.85.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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12Nov2018

PR 93 - SWC 2018: Xu smashes WR, Morozov equal his own WR in Tokyo

The penultimate leg of the FINA Swimming World Cup 2018 concluded last night, November 11, in Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center (JPN) as overall ranking leader Vladimir Morozov of Russia equalled his own World Record in the 100m IM and China's Xu Jiayu broke the 100m back World Record.

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Tokyo, Japan
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12Nov2018

PR 92 – HD World Cup: Hunt (GBR) and Iffland (AUS) win gold in Abu Dhabi

Gary Hunt (GBR) and Rhiannan Iffland (AUS) were the best at the 2018 FINA High Diving World Cup, organised on November 9-10 in Abu Dhabi (UAE). Hunt earned gold in 431.55 and obtained his third consecutive title in the competition, after previous successes in 2016 and 2017, also in the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Iffland finished the four-dive final in 322.95, getting her first win in the World Cup.

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10Nov2018

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