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PR 95 - WP: Junior action kicks-off in Kuwait City

Twenty national teams representing the five continents are ready to compete in the 2019 edition of the FINA World Men’s Junior Water Polo Championships, to take place in Kuwait City (KUW) from December 12-20. Four groups of five squads each will play the preliminaries of the tournament until December 16, followed by three days of classification games, and then finals on December 20. 

The groups are composed as follows:

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11Dec2019

PR 94 - Eleven-leg circuit for open water stars in 2020

FINA is pleased to announce the calendar for the 2020 edition of the FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series, which includes an 11-leg competition, taking place between February and October. With CNSG as Title Sponsor, the circuit gathers the best open water swimmers of the planet in 10km-races around the world.

The Series will kick-off on February 8 in Rosario, Argentina, and will then move on to Doha (QAT) on February 15. After a short break, the participating athletes will then proceed to the beautiful scenario of Victoria, in Seychelles, on May 3.

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10Dec2019

PR 93 – DGP 2019: China dominates last leg in Singapore

Divers from China were once more the athletes to beat in the ninth and final leg of the 2019 FINA Diving Grand Prix, organised in Singapore (SGP) on November 22-24. Representatives of the Asian powerhouse earned gold in all individual events, adding three more titles in synchro action.

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25Nov2019

PR 92 – WPWL 2020: Italy loses at home; Spain “sweats” to beat Hungary

The second round of the 2020 FINA Women’s Water Polo World League preliminary phase in Europe took place this Tuesday November 19, with the celebration of three matches. Two of them were concluded on penalty sessions, with Italy losing its encounter at home (against the Netherlands), and Spain receiving and narrowly beating Hungary. Russia was the third winner of the evening, prevailing in French soil.  

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20Nov2019

PR 91 – DGP 2019: China and Malaysia rule in Kuala Lumpur

Local stars were able to win three gold medals in the eighth meet of the 2019 FINA Diving Grand Prix, held in Kuala Lumpur (MAS), staged on November 17-19, a competition where most of the titles at stake went to China.

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18Nov2019

PR 90 – WPWL 2020: Favourites prevail in Europe’s first round

Logic prevailed in the first round of the 2020 FINA Water Polo World League European preliminaries, which provided four games in the men’s tournament and one match among women, on November 12, 2019. Italy, Hungary, Serbia and Montenegro are now the leaders of their respective groups in the men’s competition, while Spain had a comfortable victory among women.

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13Nov2019

PR 89 – WPWL 2020: European preliminaries kick-off with five matches

The 2020 edition of both the Men’s and Women’s FINA Water Polo World League kicks-off this Tuesday November 12, with the first matches of the European preliminaries. Five games will take place in different locations of the Old Continent, corresponding to “Game Day 1” in both the men’s and women’s tournament.

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11Nov2019

PR 88 – DGP 2019: Chinese divers shine in Gold Coast (AUS)

Divers from China shone in the seventh meet of the 2019 FINA Diving Grand Prix, held in Gold Coast (AUS) on November 8-10, by winning all individual events at stake.

Among men, Wang Zongyuan and Wu Luxian managed the 1-2 in the 3m springboard, while Lian Junjie was the best in the 10m platform. The minor medals in these two events went to Shixin Li (AUS, bronze in the 3m), Sam Fricker (AUS) and Nathan Brown (NZL), respectively silver and bronze medallist in the higher board.

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11Nov2019

PR 87 - SWCup 2019: Doha (QAT) consecrates Morozov (RUS) and Campbell (AUS)

Vladimir Morozov (RUS) and Cate Campbell (AUS) were the overall winners of the 2019 edition of the FINA Swimming World Cup, after the conclusion of the seventh and final meet of the series in Doha (QAT) on November 7-9. The Russian star was the best among men, with a total of 333 points, while the Australian champion led the women’s ranking with 357 points.

This is not the first success for Morozov in this competition, as he was also the champion in 2018 and 2016, and second in 2017 and 2013. In Doha, the Russian ace won the 50m and 100m free, as well as the 50m back. 

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09Nov2019

PR 86 - SWC 2019: Hosszu continues making history; Grinev shines in the 100m free

The sixth and penultimate leg of the 2019 FINA Swimming World Cup in Kazan (RUS), on November 1-3, was highlighted by the excellent performances of the local stars – namely Vladislav Grinev in the men’s 100m free -, and by the three gold medals of Hungarian great Katinka Hosszu, who now has an accumulated total record of 302 individual gold medals in the competition.

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04Nov2019

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