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Xu, Zhang, LeClos, Hosszu become double winners at FINA World Cup in Beijing

With two titles in hands, China's Xu Jiayu and Zhang Yufei both became double winners on the first day of the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup 2017 at the National Aquatic Center (Water Cube) here on Friday, while World champions Chad Le Clos of South Africa and Katinka Hosszu of Hungary also grabbed two gold medals apiece.

Newly crowned World champion Xu Jiayu showed his excellent start and turn skills by winning the men's 50m backstroke in 23.09 seconds, ahead of Pavel Sankovich of Belarus 23.11 and Junya Koga of Japan 23.34.

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10Nov2017

World champion Xu leads Team China to compete at FINA Swimming World Cup

With the absence of Olympic and World champion Sun Yang, newly crowned World champion Xu Jiayu is going to lead a squad of 55 Chinese swimmers to take part in the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup in Beijing, China, from November 10-11.

Xu, 22, edged London Olympic winner Matthew Grevers of the United States in the 100m backstroke final in Budapest in July, becoming China's first male swimmer to win a backstroke event at the World Championships.

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10Nov2017

SWC 2017: Sjostrom and Le Clos, leaders after Doha’s successful leg

The fifth leg of the 2017 FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup concluded on October 5 in Doha (QAT), with Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) and Chad Le Clos (RSA) keeping their provisional lead of the overall ranking of the competition.

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05Oct2017

SWC 2017: Instants that make the difference

In every sport competition, there is always that special moment that goes into history. That victory that was not expected. That defeat that was also not on the programme. Those tears, that anger, that minute of glory where everything goes perfect, or those long seconds where the worst of the nightmares becomes true. That’s the beauty of sport. Those are the instants that make the difference!

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05Oct2017

SWC 2017: Le Clos and Sjostrom confirm excellence in Doha

The fifth leg of the 2017 FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup kicked-off today in Doha, with the protagonists of the series so far confirming their excellent shape also in the Qatari capital. Sarah Sjostrom, from Sweden, the provisional leader of the overall ranking so far, made a perfect evening session, with three victories out of three finals contested (50m and 200m free, and 100m fly). Chad Le Clos (RSA), the best among men, also confirmed his credentials, earning two additional gold medals, in the 50m and 200m fly.

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04Oct2017

Sweden and World Cup: a success story?

“Yes, it’s true that Sweden has been doing quite well in this competition…” Sarah Sjostrom, who competed this morning in the heats of the Doha (QAT) leg of the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup is the latest example of her country’s achievements in this competition. The Swedish star, provisional leader of the overall ranking of the series, accumulates, before this afternoon’s finals, a total of 27 gold medals in the competition – the latest five were achieved in Hong Kong this weekend.

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04Oct2017

SWC 2017: Stars are motivated to shine in Doha (QAT)

Everything is ready in Doha (QAT) for the fifth leg of the 2017 FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup, taking place in the Qatari capital on October 4-5. At the two-day meet at the Hamad Aquatic Complex, host of the 2014 FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), some of the best swimmers of planet are highly motivated to display great performances and improve their position in the overall ranking of the competition.

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03Oct2017

Le Clos, Sjostrom keep title hopes on track after SWC Hong Kong

Chad le Clos (RSA) and Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) maintained their overall series leads following the closing night of the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup in Hong Kong.

Sjostrom bagged a hat-trick on Saturday and took the first event on Sunday, the 100m free, from Ranomi Kromowidjojo (NED). She then finished runner-up to Katinka Hosszu (HUN) in the 100m IM before jumping back in the pool 10 minutes later to sprint home in 24.62 in the 50m fly.

“I seem to put in my best performances in the 50m fly when I have a race just before that one,” said Sjostrom.

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01Oct2017

Morozov makes waves and Sjostrom shines at SWC Hong Kong

Vladimir Morozov (RUS) claimed the scalp of men’s series leader Chad le Clos (RSA), while women’s pacesetter Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) bagged a hat-trick of wins, at the Hong Kong leg of the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup on Saturday.

Morozov won a duel with Le Clos in the 100m free, touching home in 45.91, before adding the 100m IM — but only after a tussle with home-crowd favourite Kenneth To (HKG).

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30Sep2017

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