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The 10th FINA World Aquatics Championships were held July 12–27, 2003 in Barcelona, Spain. The championships featured competition in all 5 of FINA's disciplines: Swimming, Diving, Synchronised swimming, Water Polo, and Open Water Swimming.

Competition was held in the facilities all around the city: Palau Sant Jordi, Piscines Bernat Picornell, Piscina Municipal de Montjuïc, Club de Natació de Barcelona and Port Vell.

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ScheduleEdit

Competition dates were:

  • Diving: July 13–19 and 21;
  • Synchronized Swimming: July 13–19;
  • Open Water: July 13 (5K), 16 (10K) and 19 (25K);
  • Water Polo:
  • Swimming: July 20–27.

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Spain)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States (USA)1213631
2  Russia (RUS)105621
3  Australia (AUS)812626
4  China (CHN)74819
5  Germany (GER)56516
6  Japan (JPN)3339
7  Netherlands (NED)3227
8  Great Britain (GBR)2338
9  Ukraine (UKR)2327
10  Italy (ITA)2215
11  Canada (CAN)2013
12  Hungary (HUN)1416
13  Spain (ESP)*1236
14  Poland (POL)1102
15  France (FRA)1023
16  Finland (FIN)1012
17  Belarus (BLR)1001
18  Czech Republic (CZE)0202
19  Slovakia (SVK)0112
20  Croatia (CRO)0101
  Denmark (DEN)0101
22  Romania (ROU)0022
23  Bulgaria (BUL)0011
  Mexico (MEX)0011
  Serbia and Montenegro (SCG)0011
  South Africa (RSA)0011
  Sweden (SWE)0011
  Tunisia (TUN)0011
Totals (28 nations)626559186

ResultsEdit

DivingEdit

Men
Event Gold Silver Bronze
1 m springboard   Xiang Xu (CHN)   Wang Kenan (CHN)   Joona Puhakka (FIN)
3 m springboard   Aleksandr Dobroskok (RUS)   Peng Bo (CHN)   Dmitri Sautin (RUS)
10 m platform   Alexandre Despatie (CAN)   Mathew Helm (AUS)   Tian Liang (CHN)
3 m synchro springboard   Aleksandr Dobroskok (RUS)
  Dmitri Sautin (RUS)
  Wang Tianling (CHN)
  Wang Feng (CHN)
  Andreas Wels (GER)
  Tobias Schellenberg (GER)
10 m synchro platform   Mathew Helm (AUS)
  Robert Newbery (AUS)
  Roman Volodkov (UKR)
  Anton Zakharov (UKR)
  Tian Liang (CHN)
  Hu Jia (CHN)
Women
Event Gold Silver Bronze
1 m springboard   Irina Lashko (AUS)   Conny Schmalfuss (GER)   Blythe Hartley (CAN)
3 m springboard   Guo Jingjing (CHN)   Yuliya Pakhalina (RUS)   Wu Minxia (CHN)
10 m platform   Émilie Heymans (CAN)   Lao Lishi (CHN)   Li Na (CHN)
3 m synchro springboard   Guo Jingjing (CHN)
  Wu Minxia (CHN)
  Vera Ilyina (RUS)
  Yuliya Pakhalina (RUS)
  Paola Espinosa (MEX)
  Laura Sánchez (MEX)
10 m synchro platform   Lao Lishi (CHN)
  Li Ting (CHN)
  Loudy Tourky (AUS)
  Lynda Dackiw (AUS)
  Evgenya Olshevskaya (RUS)
  Svetlana Timoshinina (RUS)

Open water swimmingEdit

Men
Event Gold Silver Bronze
5 km   Evgeni Kochkarov (RUS)   Christian Hein (GER)   Vladimir Dyatchin (RUS)
10 km   Vladimir Dyatchin (RUS)   Christian Hein (GER)   David Meca (ESP)
25 km   Yuri Kudinov (RUS)   David Meca (ESP)   Petar Stoychev (BUL)
Women
Event Gold Silver Bronze
5 km   Viola Valli (ITA)   Jana Pechanová (CZE)   Britta Kamrau (GER)
10 km   Viola Valli (ITA)   Angela Maurer (GER)   Edith van Dijk (NED)
25 km   Edith van Dijk (NED)   Britta Kamrau (GER)   Angela Maurer (GER)

SwimmingEdit

Synchronised swimmingEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Solo routine   Virginie Dedieu (FRA)   Anastasia Ermakova (RUS)   Gemma Mengual (ESP)
Duet routine   Anastasia Davydova (RUS)
  Anastasia Ermakova (RUS)
  Miya Tachibana (JPN)
  Miho Takeda (JPN)
  Gemma Mengual (ESP)
  Paola Tirados (ESP)
Team routine   Russia   Japan   United States
Combination routine   Japan   United States
  Spain

Water poloEdit

Men
Event Gold Silver Bronze
Team   Hungary
Tibor Benedek
Péter Biros
Rajmund Fodor
István Gergely
Tamás Kásás
Gergely Kiss
Norbert Madaras
Tamás Molnár
Barnabás Steinmetz
Zoltán Szécsi
Tamás Varga
Zsolt Varga
Attila Vári
  Italy
Alberto Angelini
Fabio Bencivenga
Fabrizio Buonocore
Alessandro Calcaterra
Roberto Calcaterra
Maurizio Felugo
Goran Fiorentini
Marco Gerini
Andrea Mangiante
Francesco Postiglione
Bogdan Rath
Carlo Silipo
Stefano Tempesti
  Serbia and Montenegro
Aleksandar Ćirić
Vladimir Gojković
Danilo Ikodinović
Viktor Jelenić
Predrag Jokić
Nikola Kuljača
Slobodan Nikić
Aleksandar Šapić
Dejan Savić
Denis Šefik
Vanja Udovičić
Vladimir Vujasinović
Boris Zloković
Women
Event Gold Silver Bronze
Team   United States
Nicolle Payne
Heather Petri
Ericka Lorenz
Brenda Villa
Ellen Estes
Natalie Golda
Margaret Dingeldein
Jacqueline Frank
Heather Moody
Robin Beauregard
Amber Stachowski
Gabrielle Domanic
Thalia Munro
  Italy
Francesca Conti
Martina Miceli
Carmela Allucci
Silvia Bosurgi
Erika Lava
Manuela Zanchi
Tania di Mario
Cinzia Ragusa
Giusi Malato
Alexandra Araujo
Maddalena Musumeci
Melania Grego
Noémi Tóth
  Russia
Valentina Voronisova
Natalya Shepelina
Yekaterina Salimova
Sofia Konoukh
Yelena Smurova
Galina Zlotnikova
Anastassia Zoubkova
Veronika Linkova
Tatiana Petrova
Olga Turova
Ekaterina Shishova
Svetlana Bogdanova
Maria Yaina

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