Doha 2024: the best version of China emerged before Paris in the World Cup, which awarded Olympic tickets in all its disciplines

The Asian giant mixed force (jumps and jumps from great heights) with remarkable growth (artistic swimming). Claire Curzan and Daniel Wiffen, the best in the Championship. Pan Zhanle broke the world record in the 100 meters freestyle. Sharon van Rouwendaal shone in the open waters. Water polo defined all its qualifiers for Paris and also its groups.
Doha 2024: the best version of China emerged before Paris in the World Cup, which awarded Olympic tickets in all its disciplines

With the great absence of Russia, artistic swimming defined the teams and the duets for the Olympic Games

In Doha 2024, the last places were confirmed for Paris, which will not have the presence of the Russian women, the great dominators of the competition. China led the World Championship. For the first time, men will be able to be chosen for the teams.
With the great absence of Russia, artistic swimming defined the teams and the duets for the Olympic Games

Doblete de van Rouwendaal; Gubecka, plata, y la mítica Marcela Cunha, bronce en 5 k

Doblete de van Rouwendaal; Gubecka, plata, y la mítica Marcela Cunha, bronce en 5 k

Doha hosts a World Swimming Championship overshadowed by absences, but boosted by the chances of Olympic qualification

The Aspire Academy, the jewel in the crown of Qatari sports, will be the central host of the World Aquatic Championship between February 2 and 18. The competition includes open water, diving, water polo, high altitude jumps, artistic swimming and swimming races.
Doha hosts a World Swimming Championship overshadowed by absences, but boosted by the chances of Olympic qualification

There will be no Russians in the World Aquatic Championship starting next week

Despite having the possibility of competing as neutrals, there are no Russian representatives registered for the World Aquatic Championship. The trend, a few days before the start of 2024, is that they will not participate in the Olympic Games under the conditions imposed by World Aquatics and recommended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
There will be no Russians in the World Aquatic Championship starting next week

Doha, an “uncomfortable” World Championship on the calendar and with the absence of big figures

The World Championship in Qatar, from February 2 to 18, was scheduled for November 2023 but had to be rescheduled because the one in Fukuoka was postponed. At the start of the Olympic year, many of the swimming stars will not be there because they are preparing for Paris 2024.
Doha, an “uncomfortable” World Championship on the calendar and with the absence of big figures

Triple Olympic champion Sun Yang will not be able to be in Paris 2024 despite serving the extensive suspension

The swimmer, 11-time world champion and top winner of his country, will serve a long sanction in May for hammering a blood sample but will not be able to be in the Games because of the qualifying criteria defined by China.
Triple Olympic champion Sun Yang will not be able to be in Paris 2024 despite serving the extensive suspension

Michael Phelps and the importance of talking about mental health: “I thought about suicide and that’s scary”

The former American swimmer recalled the depression he suffered during his career, relived the most difficult moments and asked athletes to tell what is happening to them: “Talking about mental health has saved my life.”
Michael Phelps and the importance of talking about mental health: “I thought about suicide and that’s scary”

Zhang and Qin, the Hangzhou 2023 MVPs who are already excited about Paris

The Chinese swimmers were awarded as the best athletes at the Asian Games, which ended last Sunday, and in their speeches they highlighted the objective of ratifying their achievements in the Olympic Games.
Zhang and Qin, the Hangzhou 2023 MVPs who are already excited about Paris

The debut of the Open category: no trans swimmer registered for the World Cup

In Berlin, transgender swimmers had the chance to compete in the new category, but there were no participants. World Aquatics said that in the future it also “plans to include races in Masters events”.
The debut of the Open category: no trans swimmer registered for the World Cup