The fifth leg of the 2021 FINA Artistic Swimming World Series circuit, scheduled for June 4 – 6 in Alexandroupoli, has been cancelled per FINA’s website.
The Hellas Beetles Cup, a staple of the World Series circuit, is the third World Series leg to be called off this season after the China and French Open competitions.
Hungary successfully hosted the second leg of the 2021 circuit, and first in-person since March 2020. Russia is currently hosting the third leg, also in-person, in Kazan. The first meet of the World Series was a virtual one organized by the U.S.
Only two competitions remain on the 2021 World Series calendar, including the Super Final in Barcelona. Below is the updated schedule:
- February 20 – 21: #1 Virtual Event, U.S.A
March 11 – 13: #2 China Open in Suzhou, China
- April 9 – 11: #2 in Budapest, Hungary
- April 16 – 18: 3 in Kazan, Russia
April 23 – 25: #4 French Open in Paris, France
- May 29 – 31: #4 Virtual Event, Canada
June 4 – 6: #5 Hellas Beetles Cup in Alexandroupoli, Greece
- June 11 – 13: Super Final in Barcelona, Spain
ARTICLE BY CHRISTINA MARMET
Cover photo: Petros Spanoudakis
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