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ARTISTIC SWIMMING

Ukrainian Olympic artistic swimmers Vladyslava (left) and Maryna Aleksiiva on April 6. The sisters are training ahead of the Paris Games in the city of Kharkiv, despite regular bouts of shelling there.
OLYMPICS
Nov 6, 2023
Ukrainian artistic swimmers train for Paris Olympics near front
After Russia invaded, the team moved to Italy and then Kyiv, before returning to Ukraine's second largest city.
Artistic swimmer Yukiko Inui celebrates on the podium after winning the women's solo free final at the World Aquatics Championships in Fukuoka on July 19.
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Oct 20, 2023
Olympic medalist Yukiko Inui to retire
Inui earned bronze in both the team and duet events at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Japan Times
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Jul 20, 2023
Yukiko Inui repeats two-gold performance at this year's world championships
Host Japan has won four artistic swimming golds so far in Fukuoka.
Japan Times
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Jul 18, 2023
Japan claims acrobatic routine bronze at worlds
Japan was 17.4166 points behind winner China and picked up its fourth artistic swimming medal of this meet, following three gold medals.
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Jul 15, 2023
Men make team artistic swimming debut at world championships in Fukuoka
In the preliminary round of the acrobatic routine, Yotaro Sato and seven women competed for host Japan at Marine Messe Fukuoka, as they placed fourth to qualify for Monday's final.
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Apr 9, 2023
Ukraine swimmers, vowing boycott, urge IOC to back 'peace'
Kyiv says Russian forces have damaged at least 343 sporting facilities during the year-long war in Ukraine.
Japan Times
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Apr 2, 2023
Paris to make Olympic history with men's artistic swimming debut
Only women have competed since the sport, formerly known as synchronized swimming, was added to the Olympic program in 1984 in Los Angeles.
Japan Times
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Aug 14, 2022
Male artistic swimmers finally get the pool to themselves
Giorgio Minisini's historic gold medal at the European championships came seven years after the discipline first allowed men to compete, only if accompanied by a female partner.
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Jun 23, 2022
Yukiko Inui captures second gold at swimming world championships
Inui is the first artistic swimmer from Japan to win multiple gold medals at a single world championships.
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Jun 21, 2022
Japan wins team free combination silver at worlds
Competing in their first world championships, the pair scored 86.5939 points and bettered Japan's previous best finish in the category, a bronze in 2019.
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Jun 19, 2022
Artistic swimmer Yukiko Inui wins historic first gold for Japan at worlds
The 31-year-old scored 92.8662 points to capture the women's solo technical artistic swimming final on the first day of action at the world championships in Budapest.
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May 22, 2022
Ex-Olympian Mikako Kotani fights objectification of female athletes
The retired artistic swimmer has advocated strongly for laws prohibiting women in sports from being photographed in a sexualized manner during competition.
Japan Times
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Apr 9, 2021
Tokyo Olympic qualifiers for diving and artistic swimming likely to go ahead in Japan in May
Tokyo Olympic Games qualifying events in diving and artistic swimming look likely to go ahead in Japan next month after being threatened with cancellation because of the coronavirus pandemic, sources with knowledge of the matter said Thursday.
Japan Times
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Jan 28, 2021
Artistic swimming Olympic qualifier postponed to May because of travel restrictions
The final artistic swimming qualifier for the Tokyo Olympics has been moved from March to May due to concerns related to the coronavirus pandemic, the International Swimming Federation said Thursday.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Jan 27, 2021
Tokyo 2020 artistic swimming qualifier to be postponed because of travel bans
The final artistic swimming qualifier for the Tokyo Olympics, scheduled to be held in the Japanese capital in March, will be postponed in light of travel restrictions under the current state of emergency aimed at combating the coronavirus, sources close to the matter said Tuesday.
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Apr 27, 2018
Japan claims two golds on opening day of Artistic Swimming World Series third leg
Japan got off to a winning start Friday with golds in the solo and team technical routines on the opening day of the Japan Open, the third leg of the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series.
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Jun 2, 2011
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