FINA World Cup Series

FINA Presidential Challenger Paolo Barelli on Hosszu Pro Swimmer Union

Yesterday, Mr. Barelli answered some questions we had regarding Hosszu’s call for a pro swimmers’ union and weighed in on the consequences of the World Cup rules changes.

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Olympian Tom Shields’ Take On The New FINA World Cup Rules

“Medalists will show up out of shape and waste a finals spot, or in “deep training” and do the same. It will not work out well,” Tom Shields says of the new FINA World Cup rule where Olympic and World Championship medalist earn automatic berths into World Cup finals.


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FINA Should Treat Hosszu As More Than Just Another Swimmer

FINA announced recently that it would cap the number of events each swimmer could enter at a single World Cup stop at four.


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Marculescu Defends FINA World Cup Changes, Says Gyarfas Not Involved

Hear what Cornel Marculescu has to say regarding the World Cup Series changes.

What The FINA World Cup Changes Really Mean For Swimmers Like Hosszu

The World Cup superstar and triple Olympic champion Katinka Hosszu has no qualms making her opinions of the new FINA changes known.

2017 FINA World Cup Limiting Number of Races Per Swimmer Per Stop

FINA will be limiting the number of races each swimmer will be able to enter per stop this year. The change will have a major effect on Iron Lady Katinka Hosszu’s event schedule, after she entered nearly every race at nearly every stop last year.

WATCH: 2017 World Cup Hype Video By FINA

Check out FINA’s video hyping the 2017 Worlds & World Cup circuit.

Josh Prenot breaks down his Post Olympic Fall (Video)

Prenot pulled up to take the slight edge in the third 50, and was able to hold off a hard-charging Fink into the finish

Programa de la Copa del Mundo de la FINA 2017

En Agosto comenzará la serie de competencias las que constituyen la Copa del Mundo de la FINA 2017.  De nuevo, las…

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FINA Announces 2017 World Cup Schedule

FINA has released its schedule for the 2017 World Cup Series, which is set to begin in August 2017.

Budget Cuts Force Brazil to Change Worlds Selection Criteria

Due to budget cuts, Brazil has been forced to change the 2017 World and World Junior Championships team selection criteria….

WATCH: Rising Star Regan Smith on the FINA World Cup Experience

What’s it like to be 14-years-old and already one of the best backstrokers in the world? For Regan Smith it’s just a stepping stone.

Russia Going to SC Worlds Without Any of Its Olympic Medalists

Russia will be without any of its Olympic medalists, but will have short course star Vlad Morozov on their roster.

WATCH: Katinka Hosszu’s World Cup Highlight Reel

Hungarian iron lady Katinka Hosszu was dominant in several races across every stop of the 2016 FINA World Cup Series, so it was no surprise when she was announced the overall victor.

WATCH: Vlad Morozov World Cup Highlights Reel

Russian speedster Vlad Morozov took the 206 FINA World Cup series by storm, winning the overall men’s title with 640 points.

WATCH: Katinka Hosszu Sweep IM Races at 2016 FINA World Cup

Hosszu’s performances in the IM races were arguably her most impressive, as she went undefeated in the 100 IM, 200 IM, and 400 IM across all 9 stops of the World Cup.

WATCH: Chad le Clos Win All Sprint Fly Races at the 2016 World Cup

South Africa’s Chad Le Clos had an impressive run in the butterfly events throughout the 2016 FINA World Cup series. He ended the series with an undefeated record in the 50 and 100 butterflies after picking up 9 straight victories in both races.

WATCH: Race Videos From The 2016 FINA World Cup – Hong Kong

Check out the action here, where we’ve included all of the race videos that have been uploaded to FINA’s YouTube channel.

Hosszu Finishes 2016 World Cup With $386K, Morozov With $332K

Katinka Hosszu wound up with just over $386,000 in prize money on the 2016 World Cup tour, closely rivaling her record 2014 haul.