We have compiled for you all senior results from the 2017 Brazilian Nationals (Campeonato Brasileiro de Nado Sincronizado de Categorias) held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
We have compiled for you all results from the 2017 Bolivarian Games (XVIII Juegos Bolivarianos) held in Santa Marta, Colombia.
FINA held its annual World Aquatics Gala, the “Soirée des Etoiles,” on December 2 in Sanya, China, where it recognized top athletes in each aquatic event. For synchro, Russia’s Svetlana Kolesnichenko was awarded the 2017 FINA Best Female Artistic Swimmer title, while Aleksandr Maltsev (Russia) and Giorgio Minisini (Italy) shared the FINA Best Male Artistic Swimmer award.
Two-time world champion Aleksandr Maltsev announced via Instagram that Maya Gurbanberdieva would be his new partner for the mixed duet events for the 2018 season, representing the Russian Federation.
On July 22 in Budapest, Hungary, members of the FINA General Congress voted to rename the sport of synchronized swimming to artistic swimming.
Kristina Lum-Underwood was one of the duet partners of Bill May during the inaugural mixed duet event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia. Lum-Underwood and May earned a silver medal in the free duet category. Two years later, we caught up with Lum-Underwood to talk about her experience in Kazan, what she’s been up to since, and her thoughts on the evolution of the mixed duet event.
Christina Jones was one of the duet partners of Bill May during the inaugural mixed duet event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia. Jones and May earned a gold medal in the technical duet category and the first ever world title in the mixed duet. Two years later, we caught up with Jones to talk about her experience in Kazan, what she’s been up to since, and her thoughts on the evolution of the mixed duet event.