Aquatics festival CAMEX concludes on a high note in Guatemala

Federations News

After San Jose, Costa Rica, in 2008, the 13th edition of CAMEX, an age-group aquatics championships featuring teams from Central America and Mexico, took place in Guatemala City, from November 10-19, 2010.

The CCCAN, the Central American and Caribbean Swimming Confederation, organised competition events in FINA's five aquatic disciplines: Swimming, Water polo, Open water swimming, Diving and Synchronised swimming.

In all, 232 male and 210 female athletes, plus 165 officials, attended the great event.

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Kazakhstan men's water polo team defeats reigning champion China

Asian Games

Kazakhstan reclaimed its Asian Games men’s water polo crown in Guangzhou (CHN) on Thursday November 25, beating reigning champion China 7-6 in a tense final.

China led 4-1 in the second quarter but Kazakhstan brought the game level at 5-5 by the final break. Two quick goals at the top of the fourth period and solid defence kept China off the top position on the dais.

This means that the two countries split the titles in Guangzhou with world No. 3 China winning the women’s crown from Kazakhstan.

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Colombian swimming team announced for Dubai

Federations News

The Colombian Swimming Federation officially announced the list of swimmers to participate in the 10th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) from December 15-19, in Dubai (UAE).

The tricolor flag will be represented by Omar A. Pinzon Garcia, Julio C. Galofre Montes, Juan David Molina Perez, Andres F. Montoya Torres, Isabella Arcila Hurtado, Juan M. Cambindo R., Jorge Mario Murillo Valdes and Carmen G. Ciancia Maury.

The athletes will be under the leadership of coaches Jose Mendez and Fabio Arias Neber Toro.


The brightest Stars in Dubai

FINA World Swimming Championships (25m)

From Africa…

At 22, he is the current WR holder in the 50m breaststroke (25.25) and 100m breaststroke (55.61) - he was also respectively third and second in those events in Manchester 2008. In long course, he got the gold in the 50m at the 2009 Worlds in Rome. Over the last years, he is one of the most “valuable” athletes in the FINA/ARENA Swimming World Cup series.  

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Kenya’s Jason Dunford aims to make history in Dubai

FINA World Swimming Championships (25m)

Jason Dunford (KEN) - credit: gettyimagesCommonwealth Games gold medallist Jason Dunford is hoping history can repeat itself when he lines up in next month’s FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) in Dubai.

The 23 year-old has already made history once this year by securing Kenya’s first swimming medal at a Commonwealth Games, finishing at the head of a world-class field including Australia’s Geoff Huegill and Roland Schoeman of South Africa in the 50m butterfly in New Delhi.

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