Four Mexican divers in the opening round of the FINA/Li-Ning Diving World Series in Qingdao (CHN)

Federations News

The national diving team travelled to Qingdao, China, to participate in the opening round of the FINA/Li-Ning Diving World Series on March 27-28, 2010.

Diving team’s Vice President, Alberto Acosta, confirmed the participation of four Mexicans in the first stage, which brings together the world’s top eight divers. Among them are 10m platform world champion Paola Espinosa, Yahel Castillo, ranked sixth worldwide in the 3m springboard and pair Ivan Garcia and Germán Sánchez in the 10m platform synchro. The coaches accompanying the team are Ma Jin, Ivan Bautista and Stefan Marinov.

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Kitajima back in the race

Federations News

Japan’s Olympic gold medallist Kosuke Kitajima will return to competitive swimming after a 2-year break. The breaststroke swimmer is currently training at a swimming camp in the USA and will soon compete at the Japan Swim 2010, taking place at the Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Complex on April 13, 2010.

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Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games Theme Song to be performed by singers from five continents

Youth Olympic Games

The Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee (SYOGOC) has assembled singers from five continents to sing the theme song for the first-ever Youth Olympic Games.

Coming on board to perform the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (Singapore 2010) theme song are Ms Jody Williams representing Africa, Mr Sean Kingston representing America, Ms Tabitha Nauser representing Asia, Mr Steve Appleton representing Europe, and Ms Jessica Mauboy representing Oceania. Details of the singers can be found at Annex A.

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2010 YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES – Qualification, Programme & Information

Youth Olympic Games

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From August 14-26, 2010 will take place in Singapore (SIN), the first edition of the Youth Olympic Games, a competition in which FINA will be represented by the disciplines of Swimming and Diving. Below, you can find all the relevant documents and information related to the participation in this competition. The 2010 Youth Olympic Games website is also constantly updated.


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World diving champion Paola Espinosa reveals plans for 2010

Federations News

The "Mexican princess of diving", Paola Espinosa, announced her official schedule for the year 2010; she will defend her title as World Champion in the 10m platform in six events (see below).
When asked about her 2010 schedule, Paola Espinosa said she has worked hard to prepare her list of upcoming events and confirmed she will attend the three meets of the 2010 FINA Diving World Series.

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