DWS, Windsor, Day 1: China dominates first day of competition

Diving World Series

In the first event of the day, the men’s 3m synchro, He Chao and He Chong of China struck gold on their debut as synchro partners. The also kept alive China's perfect gold medal record in synchro diving (individual and mixed platform and springboard) in 2015. Chinese divers have competed in 25 events earning 25 gold medals. The impressive showing by the Chinese started with a three way tie with the German and Canadian pair after the first round.  The Chinese earned a first place ranking in each of the 5 following rounds, scoring a total of 429.87 points. 
 
Jahir Ocampo and Rommel Pacheco of Mexico claimed the silver, their best ever result as a pair. These divers have earned two medals in a single season for the first time, following their bronze medal from Kazan in April.  The Mexican divers were 6th after the first round, 5th after the second round and 4th in rounds three and four. They moved into second position in the 5th round and finished 7.5 points behind the team from China.  


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DWS, Windsor (CAN): Windsor celebrates Filion and Benfeito's ten year partnership

Diving World Series

Windsor International Aquatic & Training Centre hosts 55 of the world’s best divers from 11 nations. For the second consecutive year the FINA/NVC Diving World Series stops in Windsor.
 
The FINA/NVC Diving World Series 2015 is back in Windsor from May 22-24, 2015. The World Series is a high profile annual multi-city diving competition in the world pitting the world's best divers against each other.

Roseline Filion is absolutely thrilled to be back in Windsor and confident that she and her synchro partner can repeat their winning ways in a city that has warmly welcomed her and her Canadian teammates.


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DWS, Windsor (CAN): Boudia confident to make splash in Windsor

Diving World Series

We often assume that Canada and the United States have always been at peace and that no battles have been fought along the border. Of course there has been no fighting in the last century and a half, but the border was not always peaceful.
 
American David Boudia, Olympic Gold medalist in the 10m platform event in London claims he has a hometown advantage being so close to his home in Indiana, USA. At today's press conference Boudia pointed out that he lives closer to this venue than many of the Canadian athletes who are competing. According to Boudia, a few cars filled with friends and family members will soon be arriving, making a border crossing of their own.


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Kazan unveils six new sponsors for the FINA World Championships 2015

Kazan 2015

The Kazan 2015 Organising Committee unveiled six new national sponsors to support the 16th FINA World Championships, completing a consequent list of sponsorship agreements already in place. The Organising Committee held an official signing ceremony on May 19 at the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Tatarstan.

The partners were revealed in the following categories:




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Kazan Arena Stadium transformation to begin

Kazan 2015

Major transformation work of the Kazan Arena Stadium into the main swimming and synchronised swimming venue for the FINA World Championships will start on Monday May 18 in the capital city of Tatarstan.

A main and a training temporary swimming pools will be installed in the Kazan’s famous football stadium as the first batch of equipment has been delivered according to the tight planning schedule.

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