FINA debates Aquatics nutrition in London
FINA gathered the best worldwide experts in sport nutrition for a three-day meeting in London (GBR), where a FINA Consensus Statement on Nutrition in the Aquatic Sports was established.
With the active support of Yakult, FINA Official Partner, 23 of the most well-known specialists in this area discussed from December 13-15, 2013 in the British capital the challenges and strategies concerning the nutritional aspects of the FINA athletes in the five disciplines – Swimming, Diving, Water Polo, Synchronised Swimming and Open Water Swimming.
Mexico 2013, Day 3: Mexico, place of joy again for Chinese team
December 1, 2013 MEXICO CITY - The Chinese team obtained their second crown at the FINA Synchronised Swimming World Trophy, winning in convincing fashion three out of the four events at stake, on December 1, 2013 in Mexico City (MEX).
China ranked first with a total 379.8340 points, Ukraine captured the silver with 375.6680 while Spain secured the bronze with an overall score of 373.8330.
FINA World Water Polo Conference
Under the motto “Sharing the Magic of Team Sports”, FINA, in co-operation with the Mexican Swimming Federation, will organise on February 27-28, 2014 in Cancun (MEX) the FINA World Water Polo Conference.
This will be a unique opportunity for FINA’s Water Polo family to hear from established team sports, newly popular sports, and representatives from the Water Polo family about the new and innovative ideas they have used to ensure continued success.
The conference will provide dedicated leaders within Water Polo with an exciting platform where FINA delegates will meet international experts, drawing on their real-world learnings and giving practical tips to gain new insights and inspire visionary thinking that can be used in the future.
Mexico 2013, Day 2: Russia-Spain-Ukraine take top spot in Highlight routine
November 30, 2013 MEXICO CITY - Day 2 of the FINA Synchronised Swimming World Trophy in Mexico City brought its lot of surprises with the teams of Russia, Spain and Ukraine tying for first place in the Synchro Highlight Routine, with a total 94.6670 points. Team China finished at the podium's door with 94.330 but bounced back to take out the Free Team, scoring an overall 95.5000, besting Ukraine and Spain, second and third, respectively.
The audience was delighted with the routines of the eight teams entered in the Synchro Highlight Routine, where all showed talent, strength and dynamism. Stories were told with original accessories: a dance of fire and mystery by Spain, pyramids and Pharaohs by Egypt, a circus celebrations with balloons and red noses by Mexico, birds and feathers by China and giant scarves by Russia, to name a few.
Mexico 2013, Day 1: Blasting creativity, China wins Thematic duet
November 29, 2013 MEXICO CITY - Tremendous creativity was on display in the Thematic duet, the first event of the 8th FINA Synchronised Swimming World Trophy, organised from November 29 to December 1, 2013 at Mexico state's Aquatic Complex "Joaquín Capilla".
The ten participating countries - China, Spain , Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, USA, Italy , Egypt, Greece and host Mexico - delighted the audience with their routines reflecting their own country's culture.
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