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Diving World Cup, Wuhan, Day 2: Dramatic roller coaster in men's 3m synchro as Cao/Xie win, Laugher/Mears take silver

Olympic champions Jack Laugher/Chris Mears of Great Britain were one step away to clinch the men's 3m synchro springboard title, but they were overturned on the last dive by home favourites Cao Yuan/Xie Siyi on the second day of the FINA Diving World Cup 2018 in Wuhan on Tuesday June 5.

Budapest 2017 silver medallists Cao/Xie led the first three rounds before Laugher/Mears took the lead due to a poor 5154B, as Cao made a splash entry.

Diving World Cup 2018
Wuhan, China
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05Jun2018

BUDAPEST (HUN)

Hungary Hungary is situated in Central Europe on a territory of 93,036 square kilometers. It was already inhabited in the Roman times. The foundation of Hungary was laid in the 10th century. The

Republic of Hungary is a parliamentary democracy featuring three principal government branches: the legislative, the executive and the judiciary parts. Elections for the unicameral National Assembly are held every four years. The country is divided into 19 counties, Budapest - the capital - functions as the 20th county.

The official language of Hungary is the Hungarian. The Hungarian language is unique, showing similarities with few other languages, it is considered belonging to the Finno-Ugric family of languages, with some well identifiable Turkish roots. German or English as a second language is widely spoken in Hungary.

 

Budapest is a vibrant, dynamic and forward looking city, seen by tourist guides as one of the most beautiful cities of the world. The City laid along two banks of the river Danube offers an overwhelming image of the mountains on the one side with the Buda Castle, while the impressive silhouette of the Parliament building and the Basilica reign on the other side. Budapest is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world considering its thermal spring water sources and the respective health services associated with them. The city is also a true cultural and gastronomic surprise to many visiting the first time with Michelin star restaurants of Hungarian cuisine and excellent traditional local wines. The museums, theatres, concert halls and the Opera house all offer outstanding cultural possibilities.

 

Budapest is the 5th largest capital city in Europe with 1.8m inhabitants.

Hungary and Budapest enjoy favorable geographical conditions in terms of freshwater resources. The entire country, including urban and rural areas have 100% access to safe drinking water. The Danube, the connecting artery of the city provides a magnificent backdrop for the newly built, state-of-the-art Danube Arena, the largest and most modern indoor swimming pool arena in Europe

 

Budapest has hosted in 2017 the FINA World Championships & FINA World Masters Championships and it is now staging outside the Swimming World Cup also the Artistic Swimming Junior World Championships, Artistic Swimming World Series, FINA Marathon Swim World Series (10km). In 2024, Budapest will host the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m).

 

FINA World Junior Swimming Championships 2019
04Jun2018
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Diving World Cup, Wuhan, Day 1: China shines with two golds

Host China started high by taking the two gold medals on offer on the opening day of the FINA Diving World Cup 2018 in Wuhan on Monday, while Canada, Russia, Ukraine and the USA also grabbed medals from the two mixed events.

Diving World Cup 2018
Wuhan, China
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04Jun2018

Advance Wetsuit

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PR 40 – Olympic and World champions headline FINA Diving World Cup in Wuhan

Close to 300 divers from 30 National Federations arrived in Wuhan (CHN) for the FINA Diving World Cup 2018, a seven-day competition starting today June 4 and running until Sunday June 10.

The competition features all eight Olympic events as well as the two mixed events.

The competition schedule unfolds as follows:

Press Releases 2018
Wuhan, China
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04Jun2018

Doping Case - Dobromira Ivanova (BUL)

On 20th December 2017, the swimmer Dobromira Ivanova (BUL) was tested positive to the prohibited substance D-Methamphetamine, amphetamine and a metabolite of D-Methamphetamine (Class S6.a).

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04Jun2018

PR 39 – Yukiko Inui shines at Canadian Artistic Swimming World Series, Ukraine win all Team events

Japanese artistic swimming ace Yukiko Inui performed her best this weekend in Surrey, Canada, as the city hosted the seven-of-ten leg of the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series 2018.

Olympian Inui clinched the gold medal in the Solo Tech and Solo Free in Surrey, scoring 91.1170 and 92.9667 respectively, while Ukraine's Yelyzaveta Yakhno secured the silver medal in both routines. Host star Jacqueline Simoneau took silver in both events too.

Press Releases 2018
Surrey, Canada
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03Jun2018

Surrey Day 3: Inui wins solo free and duet free; Yakhno bags 8th medal in Canada

(SURREY, British Columbia) – On Day 3 of the FINA World Series in Surrey, Yukiko Inui of Japan gave a commanding performance in solo free event to outscore her closest competitor all week (Yelyzaveta Yakhno of the Ukraine) and, as expected, clinch both solo golds in Canada.  

Inui and Kanami Nakamaki came back an hour later to win the free duet, beating runners-up Yakhno and Anastasiya Savchuk which meant that Inui had also claimed both gold medals in duet (although she performed the technical portion with a new partner, Megumu Yoshida).

Artistic Swimming World Series 2018
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03Jun2018

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