2015 FINA World Cup Round-up: Glimpse Into Upcoming Competitive Field

With the 2nd cluster of the 2015 FINA World Cup Series kicking off in Hong Kong this Friday, it is worth a refresher on what we know at this point in terms of which stars are slated to be at which stops.  In addition to Hong Kong on September 25-26th, the upcoming cluster also has competition in Beijing on September 29-30th and Singapore on October 3-4th.

FINA World Cup  – Hong Kong
Dates: September 25th-26th
Location: Victoria Park Swimming Pool
Swimmers Scheduled to Compete:
Missy Franklin (USA)
Madison Kennedy (USA)
Sean Mahoney (USA)
Kenneth To (AUS)
Cate Campbell (AUS)
Bronte Campbell (AUS)
Emily Seebohm (AUS)
Katinka Hosszu (HUN)
David Verraszto (HUN)
Jeanette Ottesen (DEN)
Cameron Van Der Burgh (RSA)
Velimir Stjepanovic (SER)
Nakamura Katsumi (JPN)


FINA World Cup – Beijing
Dates: September 29th-30th
Location: Beijing National Aquatics Center, Water Cube
Swimmers Scheduled to Compete:
Missy Franklin (USA)


FINA World Cup – Singapore
Dates: October 3rd-4th
Location: OCBC Aquatic Centre
Swimmers Scheduled to Compete:
Emily Seebohm (AUS)
Cate Campbell
Bronte Campbell
Kenneth To
Ellysia Oldsen (AUS)
Kyle Chalmers (AUS)
Sally Foster (AUS)
Andrew Abood (AUS)
Missy Franklin
Kevin Cordes
Katinka Hosszu 
Florent Manaudou (FRA)

The final cluster of the 2015 FINA World Cup series will see stops in Tokyo (10/28-10/29), Doha (11/02-11/03) and Dubai (11/06-11/07).  Several high-profile athletes have already been announced by UAE Swimming as scheduled to compete at the Dubai stop, including Americans Nathan Adrian and Tom Shields, along with Australia’s Melanie Wright, and Jamaica’s Alia Atkinson.


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7 years ago

Sun Yang and Ning Zetao will NOT head for Hong Kong stop, according to local newspaper Apple Daily.
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/sports/art/20150915/19295874 (in Chinese only)

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