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Gwangju 2019 welcomes the World Masters athletes in music

To celebrate the beginning of the FINA World Masters Championships, a big concert has been held on the evening of August 5, at the main competition venue, the Nambu University.

Over 10,000 people attended the event to celebrate friendship and their passion for aquatics – including national teams, officials and Gwangju citizens.

Masters World Championships 2019
Gwangju, Korea
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07Aug2019

UPDATED PR 66- Rasovszky wins third back-to-back Marathon Swim World Series race in Lac Megantic

Kristof Rasovszky of Hungary, 22, made history on Saturday August 3 as he won his third consecutive race at the FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series in Lac Megantic, Canada, becoming the first swimmer ever to win both Canadian legs since 2011, when the two cities joined the programme of the Series.

Press Releases 2019
Lac Megantic, Canada
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05Aug2019

PR 65 - SWC 2019: Eleven World Cup records broken in Tokyo, successful first meet for Team Australia

Still fresh from the FINA World Championships performances in Gwangju, Korea, elite swimmers gathered in Tokyo, Japan, for the inaugural leg of the FINA Swimming World Cup 2019 from August 2-4.

Athletes showed an incredible form for this first meet of seven as no less than eleven new Word Cup records (WC) were established in the city that will host the 2020 Olympic Games in a year-time.

Press Releases 2019
Tokyo, Japan
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05Aug2019

SWC, Tokyo, Day 3: Rapsys snatches two victories and beat two new World Cup records

Swimmers presented wonderful races for this third and final day of the inaugural FINA Swimming World Cup 2019 in Tokyo, Japan

Nation’s favourite Daiya Seto, still fresh from his Gwangju title, set the pace in the 400m IM and clinched the gold at stake, setting a new World Cup record in 4:11.41

Swimming World Cup 2019
Tokyo, Japan
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04Aug2019

Rasovszky (HUN) and Bridi (ITA) win sprint finishes in Lac Megantic 10km

(LAC MÉGANTIC, Quebec) – A fierce Canadian wind blew on Saturday during the 10km open water swim at Lac Megantic, but it was not the wind of change.

Kristof Rasovszky of Hungary won his third consecutive FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series event, and Arianna Bridi of Italy took the women’s crown.

Each competition came down to a sprint finish.  

Marathon Swim World Series 2019
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04Aug2019

SWC, Tokyo, Day 2: Morozov grabs three gold medals

The second day of the FINA Swimming World Cup in Tokyo, Japan, continued today with spectacular races for the audience.

Hungary's Katinka Hosszu made a good start by winning the 200m fly on the first day and impressed in the 400m IM, an event she won in Gwangju, Korea, a few days ago for the fourth consecutive time at a FINA World Championships..

Swimming World Cup 2019
Tokyo, Japan
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03Aug2019

Exciting Changes at Lac Megantic Marathon Swim World Series #6

(LAC MEGANTIC, Canada) – Once again, change has come to Lac Megantic, the sixth stop (of nine) on the FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series tour.

The annual 10km open water race here on Saturday, August 3, will not only revert to the traditional point-to-point lake crossing (after experimenting with a looped course in 2018), but the 2019 edition will also go from Piopolis municipal beach to a colorful new finish area, in a spacious park about a 10-minute walk down the road from the small beach where fans had gathered in the past.

Marathon Swim World Series 2019
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02Aug2019

SWC, Tokyo, Day 1: Three World Cup Records on first day

The 2019 FINA Swimming World Cup 2019 kicked-off today, August 2, in Tokyo, Japan.

Still fresh from the FINA World Championships, the swimmers performed the most interesting races in Tokyo on Day 1.

In the women's 400m free, Spain's Mireia Belmonte and Australian Kiah Melverton, who fought in the 800m and 1500m free finals in Gwangju, made the top battle.
Belmonte started the first 350m really fast, however Melverton ran away with 0.10 and got the gold medal (4:06.71).

Swimming World Cup 2019
Gwangju, Korea
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02Aug2019

PR 64 – After a successful FINA World Championships, Gwangju gets ready to host the Masters

Gwangju, Korea, host of the highly successful 18th FINA World Championships that concluded on Sunday July 28, is gearing up to welcome the 18th FINA World Masters Championships from August 5-18.

Over 14 days, more than 4,000 aquatic sports enthusiasts will be in Korea, including 1,207 clubs across all disciplines (swimming, diving, water polo, open water swimming and artistic swimming) and 83 countries represented.

Press Releases 2019
Gwangju, Korea
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02Aug2019

FINA Swimming World Cup 2019 season debuts in Tokyo

The 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju (KOR), which takes place once every two years, has just ended, however the season for top swimmers is not over.

As the swimming elite has travelled the world to the World’s, the 31st edition of the FINA Swimming World Cup kicks-off in Tokyo, Japan, the next Olympic host city in summer 2020.

Swimming World Cup 2019
Tokyo, Japan
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31Jul2019

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