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List of FINA Athletes of the Year

The FINA Athletes of the Year, awarded by Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA) and FINA Aquatics World Magazine, are a set of awards given in five categories: swimming, diving, synchronized swimming, water polo and open water swimming. The award was inaugurated in 2010.

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SwimmingEdit

Year Female winner Nationality Male winner Nationality
2010 Alshammar, ThereseTherese Alshammar   Sweden Lochte, RyanRyan Lochte   United States
2011 Franklin, MissyMissy Franklin   United States Lochte, RyanRyan Lochte (2)   United States
2012 Franklin, MissyMissy Franklin (2)   United States Phelps, MichaelMichael Phelps   United States
2013 Ledecky, KatieKatie Ledecky   United States Lochte, RyanRyan Lochte (3)   United States
2014 Hosszú, KatinkaKatinka Hosszú   Hungary le Clos, ChadChad le Clos   South Africa
2015 Hosszú, KatinkaKatinka Hosszú (2)   Hungary Larkin, MitchMitch Larkin   Australia
2016 Hosszú, KatinkaKatinka Hosszú (3)   Hungary Phelps, MichaelMichael Phelps (2)   United States
2017 Sjöström, SarahSarah Sjöström   Sweden Dressel, CaelebCaeleb Dressel   United States

Best swimming performanceEdit

Year Female winner Nationality Male winner Nationality
2015 Ledecky, KatieKatie Ledecky   United States Peaty, AdamAdam Peaty   United Kingdom
2016 Ledecky, KatieKatie Ledecky (2)   United States Peaty, AdamAdam Peaty (2)   United Kingdom

Water poloEdit

Year Female winner Nationality Male winner Nationality
2010 Armstrong, ElizabethElizabeth Armstrong   United States Udovičić, VanjaVanja Udovičić   Serbia
2011 Asimaki, AlexandraAlexandra Asimaki   Greece Filip Filipović   Serbia
2012 Steffens, MaggieMaggie Steffens   United States Pavić, JosipJosip Pavić   Croatia
2013 Pareja, JenniferJennifer Pareja   Spain Varga, DénesDénes Varga   Hungary
2014 Steffens, MaggieMaggie Steffens (2)   United States Filip Filipović (2)   Serbia
Year Female team winner Male team winner
2015   United States   Serbia
2016   United States (2)   Serbia (2)
2016   United States (3)   Croatia

DivingEdit

Year Female winner Nationality Male winner Nationality
2010 Ruolin, ChenChen Ruolin   China Hausding, PatrickPatrick Hausding   Germany
2011 Minxia, WuWu Minxia   China Bo, QiuQiu Bo   China
2012 Minxia, WuWu Minxia (2)   China Zakharov, IlyaIlya Zakharov   Russia
2013 Zi, HeHe Zi   China Chong, HeHe Chong   China
2014 Huixia, LiuLiu Huixia   China Yuan, CaoCao Yuan   China
2015 Tingmao, ShiShi Tingmao   China Chao, HeHe Chao   China
2016 Tingmao, ShiShi Tingmao (2)   China Aisen, ChenChen Aisen   China
2017 Shi Tingmao (3)   China Thomas Daley   United Kingdom

High divingEdit

Year Female winner Nationality Male winner Nationality
2013 Carlton, CesilieCesilie Carlton   United States Duque, OrlandoOrlando Duque   Colombia
2014 Simpson, RachelleRachelle Simpson   United States Duque, OrlandoOrlando Duque (2)   Colombia
2015 Simpson, RachelleRachelle Simpson (2)   United States Hunt, GaryGary Hunt   United Kingdom
2016 Richard, LysanneLysanne Richard   Canada Hunt, GaryGary Hunt (2)   United Kingdom

Synchronized swimmingEdit

Year Winner Nationality
2010 Ishchenko, NataliaNatalia Ishchenko   Russia
2011 Ishchenko, NataliaNatalia Ishchenko (2)
Romashina, SvetlanaSvetlana Romashina
  Russia
  Russia
2012 Ishchenko, NataliaNatalia Ishchenko (3)   Russia
2013 Romashina, SvetlanaSvetlana Romashina (2)   Russia
2014 Xuechen, HuangHuang Xuechen   China
Year Female winner Nationality Male winner Nationality
2015 Romashina, SvetlanaSvetlana Romashina (3)   Russia Aleksandr Maltsev
Bill May
  Russia
  United States
2016 Ishchenko, NataliaNatalia Ishchenko (4)
Romashina, SvetlanaSvetlana Romashina (4)
  Russia
  Russia

Open water swimmingEdit

Year Female winner Nationality Male winner Nationality
2010 Cunha, Ana MarcelaAna Marcela Cunha   Brazil Cleri, ValerioValerio Cleri   Italy
2011 Payne, Keri-AnneKeri-Anne Payne   United Kingdom Lurz, ThomasThomas Lurz   Germany
2012 Risztov, ÉvaÉva Risztov   Hungary Mellouli, OussamaOussama Mellouli   Tunisia
2013 Okimoto, PolianaPoliana Okimoto   Brazil Lurz, ThomasThomas Lurz (2)   Germany
2014 Marcela Cunha, AnaAna Marcela Cunha (2)   Brazil do Carmo, AllanAllan do Carmo   Brazil
2015 Marcela Cunha, AnaAna Marcela Cunha (3)   Brazil Wilimovsky, JordanJordan Wilimovsky   United States
2016 van Rouwendaal, SharonSharon van Rouwendaal   Netherlands Weertman, FerryFerry Weertman   Netherlands

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