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Doha SWC Day 3: Cate Campbell clinches 2019 overall World Cup title

DOHA – No one knew who would win the women’s 2019 World Cup title until the final day of the final meet in Doha.  In the end, Cate Campbell of Australia clinched her first World Cup trophy by 45 points over Katinka Hosszu.  

Going into the 100m free, Cambpell's last individual event, she did her best to stay unaware to avoid any pressure.

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09Nov2019

Doha SWC Day 2: Morozov, Hosszu 7-peat again, Romanchuk sets record

DOHA – Headlines came quickly on day 2 of the Swimming World Cup final in Doha. The first three events featured a pair of 7-peats and a World Cup record.

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08Nov2019

Doha SWC: Morozov, Rapsys, Hosszu each go 7-for-7 on Day 1

DOHA – On the first night of the FINA World Cup final in Doha, Qatar, three swimmers had a chance to finish the season with seven wins in seven races. All three succeeded.

Danas Rapsys of Lithuania won his seventh consecutive 400m free, but he was a bit surprised. “I didn’t think it would come!”  he said.

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07Nov2019

Morozov, Qatar’s next generation set for SWC final in Doha

DOHA – More than 200 swimmers from 44 nations have descended on Doha, Qatar, for the seventh and final leg of the Swimming World Cup series. Among them is Vladimir Morozov of Russia who leads the point standings by an insurmountable margin and is destined to win the overall title for the second year in a row, along with a check for $150,000 USD.

But comfort is relative.

Despite Morozov’s cushy lead in points, he was a bit edgy at Wednesday’s press conference.

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06Nov2019

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

SWC #6, Kazan, Day 3: Heavy favorites keep the bar high

34 sets of medals, 1 world cup and 2 national records, thousands of tickets and over millions of smile-selfies at the stands in the social media of all kinds. These are the key figures of the 3 busy-packed days of the FINA Swimming World Cup #6, staged on the Tatars land in the heart of Russia. The penultimate leg, which was definitely a success, passes on the relay to Doha to hit the tape of the circuit as soon as the next week.

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03Nov2019

SWC#6, Kazan, Day 2: Another win by Hosszu, Rapsys and Morozov fail to sweep all gold on offer

For the Russian swimmers their luck was definitely in as the sixth leg of the FINA Swimming World Cup hit its midst in Kazan this Saturday. In the spirit of the first competition day, they bagged 6 out of 12 golds on offer, however the events yielded a few surprises, posted by the mighty favorites of the circuit. Denmark, Italy, Belarus, Germany and Austria made their entry in the run on medals, while the public saw one World Cup record improved in the men’s contest.

Individual medley: another win for Hosszu, another silver for Rapsys

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02Nov2019

SWC#6, Kazan, Day1: Home hopes dominate the field, favorites harvest gold

FINA Swimming World Cup is back in the Tatar’s capital, kicking off the second month of autumn-2019 on a high note. Kazan and its iconic Aquatics Palace serve host for the second year to go to this major event, adding to the already impressive sport profile of the city, discovered in 2015 thanks to the 16th FINA World Championships. There were 53 teams registered at the start orders, each having their share of the fame and achievements on Competition Day 1. With 10 initial sets of medals at stake, Russia largely dominated the contest, currently sitting atop on a solid 5-4-3.

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01Nov2019

Kazan looks ahead to the Swimming World Cup on 1 – 3 November

Millennium city in the heart of Russia is building anticipation to welcome the penultimate leg of the 2019 FINA Swimming World Cup.

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31Oct2019

PR 85 - SWCup: Six-leg calendar unveiled for 2020

FINA is pleased to announce the competition calendar for the 2020 edition of the FINA Swimming World, comprising six meets from September to November. All three-day legs will take place in 25m-pool, as they will be qualification events for the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), scheduled for Abu Dhabi (UAE) on December 2020.

The first cluster of the 2020 FINA Swimming World Cup will be contested few weeks after the conclusion of the Tokyo Olympic Games, with Singapore hosting the first meet on September 4-6, and Jinan (CHN) staging the second rendezvous on September 10-12.

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29Oct2019

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