The 2020 FINA Junior World Championships will be held in Quebec City, Canada.
The 2025 FINA World Championships will come back to Kazan, Russia, exactly 10 years after the previous edition.
Similarly, the 2027 FINA World Championships will happen in Budapest, Hungary.
The 2020 Olympic medals have been unveiled! They have all been manufactured out of recycled household appliances like cellphones, provided by the Japanese population over the last few years.
Gokce Akgun from Turkey‘s mixed duet wrote on his Instagram that he was ending his competitive career after a difficult season riddled with problems. While he did not go into details, we did witness issues finding a stable pair for this mixed duet, with Akgun being partnered with three different women in a year. We wish him the best in his next endeavors.
No vacation yet for the French team, which went straight from Gwangju into a camp with Stephan Miermont to start working on ideas and choreography for next season.
Videos & Vlogs
Treading Water is a documentary on the journey of Australia‘s EthanCalleja, the first male for the nation to compete in the mixed duet at worlds. Get to know him through this 13-minute video as he makes his debut at the China Open, and prepares for Gwangju.
Bregje and Noortje de Brouwer from the Netherlands have released a vlog about their training camp in Chiba, Japan, before the world championships.
The Hungarian national team also uploaded a few vlogs, including from their world series stop in the U.S., and another from their next competition in Canada.
Mexico‘s Nuria Diosdado, sponsored by Adidas, was recently featured by the brand on all social media platforms.
Russia’s Svetlana Romashina posted a few videos since our last Sync Up. The first one features a ridiculously impressive barracuda spin with a few changes in directions, while the second one is a lot more fun with the ‘Bottle Cap Challenge.’
English comedian Arron Crascall took on synchronized swimming, and tried to replicate some moves from athletes at the 2015 European Games. A good laugh for your mid-week lull.