Sarah Sjostrom’s 3 gold, 1 silver medal performance at the 2017 World Championships earned her $75,000 in prize money individually.
The 2019 FINA World Championships kick off today, expanded to a whopping seven disciplines over 17 days. Here’s how you can follow all of it:
As usual in this discipline, the Russians swept the titles in every event they entered at the European Junior Artistic Swimming Championships in Prague.
The Ukraine won seven of 10 gold medals at the 2019 FINA Artistic Swimming World Series Super Final in Budapest. Canada won the title for most overall points.
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The Ukraine largely dominated the 2019 FINA Artistic Swimming World Series Super Final in Budapest (HUN), earning 7 gold out of the 10 titles at stake.
Action in the pool was intense this weekend, with two legs of the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series in Quebec City (CAN), from May 30-Junie 1, and in Barcelona (ESP), from May 31-June 2.
11 women’s synchronized swimmers and 16 women’s water polo players were named as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.
The sixth leg of the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series 2019 came to an end on Sunday evening (May 26) in Greenboro, USA, as Japan’s Olympic star Yukiko Inui and Canada’s discipline sensation Jacqueline Simoneau displayed constant and excellent results in the solo technical and solo free events.
According to the team’s coaching staff, the Synchro team’s budget was approximately $80,000 for last season.
Russia was the first to ‘arrive’ to Tokyo among the European synchro swimmers by winning the team event at the LEN Artistic (Synchronised) Swimming Champions Cup in St. Petersburg.
The second day of the LEN Artistic Swimming Champions Cup saw a power demonstration from the host Russians as they clinched all three titles and added a bronze since both of their duets made the podium.
For a bit of surprise, only one of the two titles on offer on the opening day stayed at home at the LEN Artistic (Synchronized) Swimming Champions Cup in St. Petersburg. The Russians won the Team Technical but Spain bettered them in the Highlights events.
This year’s top LEN artistic (synchronized) swimming event, the Champions Cup kicks off on Friday in St. Petersburg (RUS) and offers Olympic berths for the respective winners of the duet and team events.
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