Another big day for swimming in Budapest: a capacity crowd of 5,000 roared on the closing day of the FINA Swimming World Cup as Brazil’s Nicholas Santos brought down the 9 year-old WR of the 50m fly (21.75), then Jamaica’s Alia Atkinson bettered
Katinka Hosszu (HUN) made it three with another victory, much to the delight of the crowd. Home star Katinka Hosszu secured an electrifying atmosphere right at the beginning by winning her favourite 400m IM with ease.
The historical first-ever FINA Swimming World Cup in Budapest began in rocking mood: 16 year-old Jianjiahe Wang of China set a new world record (3:53.97) in the women’s 400m free. Home hero Katinka Hosszu clinched her 400th World Cup medal
The FINA World Cup came to first time to Budapest, and on this occasion we wanted to make the competition even more special, so before the World Cup start some swimming stars were invited to the most impressive building of the country, to the Hungarian Parliament, where they had
Still among women, the most prolific swimmer of the competition was again Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu, with an impressive 25-medal harvest in three meets including sixteen gold. The multi-talented swimmer triumphed in the 200m fly, and 100, 200m and 400m IM!