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18th FINA World Championships - Gwangju (KOR)17th FINA World ChampionshipWCC
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09Aug

Xin Xin (CHN) “I think open water was calling me and waiting for me”

“Am I champion? Am I champion?” Xin Xin asked the first Chinese coach she met after she stepped on to the pontoon.

“Yes, you are the champion!” Then, chanting like a kid, Xin ran into her coach’s arms and asked, “Am I good?” “Perfect!” said her coach Jin Hao.

World Championships 2019
Gwangju, Korea
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24Sep2019

Golden Gwangju – diving: Yang Jian (CHN) “Make winning a habit”

Against all doubts and odds, Yang Jian has shrugged off the ‘runner-up curse’ and snatched his first individual world title in the men's 10m platform on his third trip to the World Championships. Yang, bronze medallist in Budapest and runner-up in the World Cup last year in Wuhan, first claimed mixed team event gold with Lin Shan in Gwangju and then added the most appreciated individual title of his career in the last event of the diving competition, the 10m platform.

World Championships 2019
Gwangju, Korea
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06Sep2019

Golden Gwangju – water polo: Ashleigh Johnson (USA) Fantastic effort by everyone

The 2019 FINA World Championships featured many emotions for the victorious USA women’s water polo team. The return of key players, the joy of winning a title, the opportunity to advance their sport and their support of each other in the face of tragedy.

World Championships 2019
Gwangju, Korea
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06Sep2019

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