Aquatics

Double Olympic champion Romashina bags hat-trick of synchro golds at World Aquatics Championships

By James Crook

174347422July 24 - Russia's Svetlana Romashina has secured her third synchronised swimming gold medal of the 2013 International Aquatics Federation (FINA) World Championships in Barcelona, impressing the judges with a Marilyn Monroe-inspired routine to take the solo free routine title.

Defending champion unhappy as Brazil take gold and silver in women's 10km open water at FINA World Championships

By James Crook

174278717July 23 - Brazilian pair Poliana Okimoto and Ana Marcela Cunha took gold and silver respectively in the women's 10 kilometre open water event at the FINA World Championships in Barcelona in a race described by Britain's defending champion Kerri-Anne Payne as "absolute carnage".

Gwangju Mayor apologises for "shameful" forgery scandal

By Emily Goddard

Kang Un-tae Gwangju mayorJuly 22 - Kang Un-tae, the Mayor of Gwangju, has apologised for the "shameful" forgery scandal that marred the South Korean city's awarding of the 2019 International Aquatics Federation (FINA) World Championships.

China's Chen secures fourth world 10m synchro title

By Emily Goddard

Chen RuolinJuly 22 - Chen Ruolin, China's four-time Olympic gold medallist, dived to her fourth successive world 10-metre synchro gold medal at the International Aquatics Federation (FINA) World Championships in Barcelona.

South Korean Government revokes financial support for 2019 FINA World Championships as "punishment" for forgery

By Emily Goddard

gwangju 2019July 21 - Gwangju's ability to host the 2019 International Aquatics Federation (FINA) World Championships has come into question after the South Korean central Government today revoked its promise of financial support for the event as "punishment" for a forged bid document.

German pair upset Chinese favourites to take diving gold at World Aquatics Championships

By Emily Goddard

Sascha Klein and Patrick HausdingJuly 21 - German duo Sascha Klein and Patrick Hausding won the men's 10-metre synchro diving title as they relegated Russians Victor Minibaev and Artem Chesakov, and China's Olympic champions Yuan Cao and Yanquan Zhang to second and third respectively at the International Aquatics Federation (FINA) World Championships in Barcelona today.

Anderson takes first gold of Aquatics World Championships

By James Crook

haley-anderson 2007getty630July 20 - American swimmer Haley Anderson has earned the first gold medal of the International Aquatics Federation (FINA) World Championships in Barcelona, winning the women's 5km open water event by just a fraction of a second.

Gwangju to host 2019 FINA World Championships despite bid document forgery claims

By James Crook

FINA President Julio Maglione and Gwangju Mayor Kang Un-TaeJuly 19 - The South Korean city of Gwangju has been awarded the right to host the 2019 International Aquatics Federation (FINA) World Championships despite news that the city's Mayor Kang Un-tae is facing criminal charges for allegedly forging the signatures of key officials in a bid document.

Record numbers to compete at Aquatics World Championships

By James Crook

Palau Sant JordiJuly 18 - The International Aquatics Federation (FINA) World Championships in Barcelona will feature a record-breaking number of participating nations, the world aquatics governing body confirmed today on the eve of the event.
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