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PR 26 – DGP: Canada and China, the best in Calgary

Canada and China dominated operations in the second leg of the 2019 FINA Diving Grand Prix, held in Calgary (CAN), on April 4-7. The locals were slightly better than the Asian powerhouse, earning five gold medals against four for China. Mexico was the third nation with gold in the Canadian meet, after winning the men’s 10m synchro event.

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08Apr2019

PR 25 - ASWS: Ukraine shines in Alexandroupolis with five titles

The team of Ukraine was in excellent shape in the second leg of the 2019 FINA Artistic Swimming World Series, by earning five gold medals in Alexandroupolis (GRE) on April 5-7. The remaining titles in the Hellenic competition went to Canada (two victories), Israel, Japan and Italy.

Ukrainian swimmers shone in the Solo Free (Marta Fiedina), the two Duet events (Technical and Free), in the Team Technical and Highlight Routine, thus collecting half of the gold medals at stake.

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08Apr2019

PR 24 – WPWL: Hungary, Croatia and Spain qualify for Super Final

Hungary, Croatia and Spain were the best three teams in the FINA/LEN Men’s Water Polo World League Europa Cup, held in in Zagreb (CRO) on April 5-7, thus ensuring their presence in the Super Final of the competition on June 18-23 in Belgrade (SRB).

In the last match of the tournament in Croatia, the locals could not sustain Hungary, who won by 10-8 (2-2, 3-1, 3-2, 2-3). Viktor Nagy, the Magyar goalkeeper, was the MVP of the game, making some decisive saves for his team. Denes Varga, also from the Hungarian side, was considered the best player of the entire tournament.

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08Apr2019

PR 23 - WPWL: Zagreb selects best European teams for Super Final

Eight strong European teams are ready to compete for a 2019 FINA Men’s Water Polo World League Super Final qualification spot during the FINA/LEN Europa Cup taking place in Zagreb (CRO) on April 5-7. Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia and Spain will play the three-day tournament with the goal of fulfilling the three available places for the Super Final of the competition, scheduled in Belgrade on June 18-23. Serbia, as host, is automatically qualified.

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03Apr2019

PR 22- WPWL: Netherlands win in Turin; Australia and USA prevail in Perth

Netherlands, Australia and USA were the winning teams in a busy week of the 2019 edition of the FINA Water Polo World Leagues, comprising the Intercontinental Cup in Perth (AUS), from March 26-31, and the Europa Cup in Turin (ITA), from March 29-31.

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01Apr2019

PR 21- Six teams to battle it out in Turin (ITA) at inaugural Europa-Cup Final

The first ever edition of the FINA / LEN Water Polo World League Europa Cup Final - Women 2019 is set to be hosted in Turin, Italy, from March 29-31 at the Torino Palanuoto indoor pool.

Six European teams have qualified after taking part in the first European preliminary round which ran from November 2018 until March 2019.

The following women's teams are taking part in the Europa-Cup tournament:

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27Mar2019

PR 20- Perth ready to host WPWL Intercontinental-Cups

Both the men and women's FINA Water Polo World League Intercontinental-Cups are set to kick-off in Perth, Australia, next week from March 26-31, with sixteen (2x eight) teams that will battle it out in the pool to hopefully secure a berth to the Super Final, to be held in Belgrade (SRB, men) and Bu

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Perth, Australia
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21Mar2019

FINA IN MOURNING – Kenneth To (HKG)

The swimming world has learnt with immense sadness about the death of Kenneth To (HKG), who lost his life at only 26, after a training session in the USA on March 18, 2019.

Swimming for Australia until 2016, To was presently representing his native Hong Kong. He began to shine at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore, where he earned six medals – gold in the 4x100m medley, silver in the 50m free, 200m IM and 4x100m free mixed, and bronze in the 100m free and 4x100m medley mixed relay.

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19Mar2019

PR 19- WPWL 2019: Eight teams qualify to first Europa Cup in Zagreb (CRO)

The men's teams taking part in the European preliminaries of the FINA Men's Water Polo World League 2019 played their last game last night, Tuesday March 12, in various European cities as eight squads (Hungary, Russia, Spain, Greece, Italy, Montenegro, Croatia and Serbia) qualified to take part in the first ever edition of the FINA/LEN Water Polo World League Europa Cup Final Men 2019 in Zagreb, Croatia,

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13Mar2019

PR 18– DWS 2019: Team China imposes itself in Beijing

Team China excelled at the second meet of the FINA/CNSG Diving World Series 2019 in Beijing (CHN) which was staged at the Olympic venue, the Water Cube, from Thursday March 7-Saturday March 9.

The home squad claimed the top honours in every single event of the leg, and grabbed ten gold medals in total.

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09Mar2019

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