FINA has released its schedule for the 2017 World Cup Series, which is set to begin in August 2017.
Due to budget cuts, Brazil has been forced to change the 2017 World and World Junior Championships team selection criteria….
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 will be without any of its Olympic medalists, but will have short course star Vlad Morozov on their roster.
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.
Russian speedster Vlad Morozov took the 206 FINA World Cup series by storm, winning the overall men’s title with 640 points.
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.
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.
Check out the action here, where we’ve included all of the race videos that have been uploaded to FINA’s YouTube channel.
Katinka Hosszu wound up with just over $386,000 in prize money on the 2016 World Cup tour, closely rivaling her record 2014 haul.
For the 6th consecutive year, Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu has won the FINA World Cup title in runaway fashion, with Russia’s Vladimir Morozov getting his first win on the men’s side.
Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu finished her dominant World Cup performance with 5 more golds.
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Tomorrow the best swimmers in the world will begin competition in the 9th and final stop on the 2016 FINA World Cup in Hong Kong.
2016 FINA WORLD CUP – Hong Kong Saturday, October 29 – Sunday, October 30, 2016 Victoria Park Swimming Pool, Hong Kong Prelims…