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FINA Newsletter 17/2014

FINA Newsletter 17/2014



  Newsletter #17 // August 27th 2014  
 
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This newsletter provides you with background information and news on FINA's activities and upcoming events.
 
     
  SWC 2014: Doha welcomes the best ahead of fina World Championships (25m)  
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  The 2014 edition of FINA's major annual swimming event, the FINA/MASTBANK Swimming World Cup, kicked off today, August 27, at Doha's magnificent Hamad Aquatic Centre, Qatar. The big names of the international swimming elite will gather to compete in seven meets for a short-course high-level contest taking place in some of the world's most thrilling cities.
With the upcoming 12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) to be held on December 3-7 in Doha, the FINA/MASTBANK Swimming World Cup is the best opportunity for up-and-coming swimming stars from all over the world, including 2013 World Cup winners Chad Le Clos (RSA) and Katinka Hosszu (HUN, pictured above with Tunisia's Oussama Mellouli), to race their closest challengers and produce eye-opening performances.
A total 36 swimming events make the competition programme (17 in women's and men's category, plus two mixed relay events). Don't miss the action! Check out live results, live info feed and streaming of everyday's final sessions.
The seven-meet FINA/MASTBANK Swimming World Cup 2014 calendar is as follows:
Cluster 1
August 27-28: Doha (QAT)
August 31-September 1: Dubai (UAE)

Cluster 2
September 29-30: Hong Kong (HKG)
October 4-5: Moscow (RUS)

Cluster 3
October 24-25: Beijing (CHN)
October 28-29: Tokyo (JPN)
November 1-2: Singapore (SIN)

 
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  Youth Water Polo (W): USA, Greece, Spain and Canada secure top spot after Day 2  
  teamSpainThe last day of preliminaries is underway at Madrid's M-86 swimming centre where the world's rising water polo women's talents are fighting for top honours. Following Day 2's action, USA, Greece, Spain and Canada currently top their respective group.
In Group A, USA is unchallenged so far, claiming victories over Hungary (14-9) and South Africa (20-4). Hungary and South Africa each registered one win while Germany totals two losses so far.
In Group B, Greece edges Italy for top spot for now due to the better goal average. Both squads registered a tie (9-9) in their encounter on Day 1. Japan took third spot after defeating fourth-placed Brazil 22-4 yesterday.
Host Spain sits atop the Group C standings, crushing Puerto Rico 26-4 on the opening night and finishing on a tie 6-6 with the Netherlands on Day 2. China crushed Puerto Rico 22-11, securing third spot so far.
Finally, in Group D, Canada currently edges runner-up Russia by goal average. Australia faced pressure from both Canada and Russia, losing by just one goal: 6-7 and 8-9, respectively. Day 3 was brighter for Australia as it beat New Zealand 15-8.
 
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YOG Nanjing 2014, Diving: Alejandra Orozco (MEX) and Daniel Jensen (NOR) scoop gold in international mixed team event   In the spotlight
2012 Olympic silver medallist Alejandra Orozco of Mexico combined with Norway's Daniel Jensen to capture gold with a total 379.50 in the international mixed team event, which concludes the Youth Olympics diving programme.
Chinese Wu Shengping and Egypt's Mohab Elkordy finished second with 374.90 points while U.S. Gracia Leydon Mahoney and Ukrainian Pylyp Tkachenko earned an overall 354.00 points for the bronze.
In Nanjing, China's Yang Hao and Wu Shengping swept all four individual titles on offer, both competing in the 3m springboard and 10m platform. Mexico's Alejandra Orozco and Rodrigo Lopez bagged one silver and two bronze. Malaysia's Zhiayi Loh and Canadian Philippe Gagne each brought home a silver and bronze medals while Ukraine's Ganna Krasnoshlyk picked up silver (in the women's 3m springboard).
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