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18th FINA World Championships - Gwangju (KOR)17th FINA World ChampionshipWCC
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09Aug

Golden Gwangju – diving: Yang Jian (CHN) “Make winning a habit”

Against all doubts and odds, Yang Jian has shrugged off the ‘runner-up curse’ and snatched his first individual world title in the men's 10m platform on his third trip to the World Championships. Yang, bronze medallist in Budapest and runner-up in the World Cup last year in Wuhan, first claimed mixed team event gold with Lin Shan in Gwangju and then added the most appreciated individual title of his career in the last event of the diving competition, the 10m platform.

World Championships 2019
Gwangju, Korea
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06Sep2019

Golden Gwangju – water polo: Ashleigh Johnson (USA) Fantastic effort by everyone

The 2019 FINA World Championships featured many emotions for the victorious USA women’s water polo team. The return of key players, the joy of winning a title, the opportunity to advance their sport and their support of each other in the face of tragedy.

World Championships 2019
Gwangju, Korea
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06Sep2019

Day of doubles: open water-pool for Wellbrock, 4th straight IM 200-400 for Hosszu, two titles in an hour for Manuel

The last day of the championships offered some truly heroic efforts as well as historical milestones. Germany’s Florian Wellbrock became the first swimmer winning gold in the open water and the pool at the same edition, while Katinka Hosszu made the IM-double for the fourth time at the World Championships in a row (and she become the first female and only the second after Michael Phelps to win five titles in the same event at the Worlds).

World Championships 2019
Gwangju (KOR)
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29Jul2019

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