Latest online edition of the FINA Aquatics World Magazine

It gives us great pleasure to announce that the successful cooperation regarding our common FINA Aquatics World Magazine has been constant for six years. We could not have achieved it without your engagement to popularize the FINA Publication within your Federation and among your colleagues. As a result of this consistent and loyal cooperation of the Bureau, Committees and Federations 1,6 million online readers can get in the impressive world of aquatics six times a year on a free of charge, digital basis.

We have the pleasure to send you the first edition of the year. This majestic issue gives you alluring and captivating features of the Best Athletes of the Year who received their reward at the FINA Awards Gala, “Soirée des Étoiles” hosted in Budapest, Hungary, among other very popular columns, such as One Star, One Discipline, Family News, etc.

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FINA reveals best aquatic athletes of 2015

The FINA Athletes of the Year 2015 were unveiled in Budapest (HUN) in a memorable FINA World Aquatics Gala - "Soirée des Etoiles" (Evening of the Stars), held in the iconic Vigado Concert Hall on Sunday January 31, 2016.

FINA awarded the best athletes across FINA's six disciplines in men and women's categories and paid tribute to their greatness and achievement in the sport.

Fukuoka (JPN) and Doha (QAT) to host 2021 & 2023 FINA World Championships

The Japanese city of Fukuoka will host the 2021 edition of the FINA World Championships and the FINA World Masters Championships, while Doha in Qatar will host the same two competitions in 2023. The decision was made after the vote of the FINA Bureau today in Budapest (HUN), some hours before the staging of the FINA World Aquatics Gala – Soirée des Etoiles.

Key sports industry leaders to attend FINA World Aquatics Gala – Soirée des Etoiles

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Budapest, Hungary, will play the host to the second FINA World Aquatics Gala - "Soirée des Etoiles", bringing together the movers and shakers of the sports industry to pay tribute to the aquatic greats.

Around 300 attendees will take part in the ceremony, while 50 media (TV, web and written press) have confirmed their presence. The evening will be broadcast on national TV, MTVA, as well as live streamed (further information regarding the live stream will be comunicated).

Amongst the guests, ANOC, OCA and Olympic Solidarity President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, Mayor of Budapest and Head of the FINA World Championships 2017 Organising Committee Istvan Tarlos, Mayor of Windsor Drew Dilkens, Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Sport Development and Peace (UNOSDP) Wilfried Lemke, and influent Olympic writer Alan Abrahamson (last year’s winner of the FINA World Journalist Award) will be present among others, providing their support to the FINA Family and the whole Aquatic Community.

FINA annually organises this important evening to recognise the continuous efforts and achievements of the aquatic stars across FINA’s six disciplines.

Recognitions will be awarded to best athletes of 2015 (men and women) in each discipline; swimming, water polo, diving, synchronised swimming, open water and high diving.

The FINA World Aquatics Gala - "Soirée des Etoiles" will be held on Sunday January 31, in the iconic Vigadó Concert Hall {shown in image} overlooking the Danube river.

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USF Team Coaches' / Managers' Training 23 – 24 Jan 2016

This is to invite you to attend the USF Team Coaches'/Managers' Training due from 23 - 24 January 2016 at the UOC Secretariat starting from 9:00 am.

The objective of the Training is to ensure that all Uganda Coaches/Team Managers acquire necessary skills for organizing Team Entries, the Team Manager software and preparing athletes for competitions. The Training will enable Coaches/Managers to prepare and submit entries for coming USF competitions without difficulty, resulting in improved efficiency. Refer to the summarized Course Outline.

Course Outlines

  • Introduction to Team Manager.
  • Installation of Team Manager.
  • Practical introduction to Team Manager.
  • Data entry.
  • Receiving zip files and opening zip files in Team Manager.
  • Importing and exporting zip files / results/meet events.
  • Self-organization using Team Manager.
  • Creating reports for athlete’s attendance, training workouts and monitoring athlete’s performance in a season.
  • Monitoring and keeping a consistent bio data of the swimmer regardless change of club or team.

Requirements
§ All Participants should carry a working laptop with Windows operating system. Participants without a laptop can share with a colleague.

§ Payment of UGX 50, 000/= participation fee.
Please confirm your attendance by Email on ugandaswimmingfed@gmail.com not later than Thursday 21 January 2016 to enable us make appropriate preparations for the Training.

Downloads
Download the Formal Invite.

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