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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

Water poloEdit

Year Female winner Nationality Male winner Nationality
2010 Elizabeth Armstrong   United States Vanja Udovičić   Serbia
2011 Alexandra Asimaki   Greece Filip Filipović   Serbia
2012 Maggie Steffens   United States Josip Pavić   Croatia
2013 Jennifer Pareja   Spain Dénes Varga   Hungary
2014 Maggie 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)
2017   United States (3)   Croatia
2018   United States (4)   Hungary

DivingEdit

Year Female winner Nationality Male winner Nationality
2010 Chen Ruolin   China Patrick Hausding   Germany
2011 Wu Minxia   China Qiu Bo   China
2012 Wu Minxia (2)   China Ilya Zakharov   Russia
2013 He Zi   China He Chong   China
2014 Liu Huixia   China Cao Yuan   China
2015 Shi Tingmao   China He Chao   China
2016 Shi Tingmao (2)   China Chen Aisen   China
2017 Shi Tingmao (3)   China Thomas Daley   United Kingdom
2018 Shi Tingmao (4)   China Cao Yuan (2)   China

High divingEdit

Artistic swimmingEdit

Year Winner Nationality
2010 Natalia Ishchenko   Russia
2011 Natalia Ishchenko (2)
Svetlana Romashina
  Russia
  Russia
2012 Natalia Ishchenko (3)   Russia
2013 Svetlana Romashina (2)   Russia
2014 Huang Xuechen   China
Year Female winner Nationality Male winner Nationality
2015 Svetlana Romashina (3)   Russia Aleksandr Maltsev
Bill May
  Russia
  United States
2016 Natalia Ishchenko (4)
Svetlana Romashina (4)
  Russia
  Russia
2017 Svetlana Kolesnichenko   Russia Giorgio Minisini
Aleksandr Maltsev (2)
  Italy
  Russia
2018 Yelyzaveta Yakhno   Ukraine Giorgio Minisini (2)   Italy

Open water swimmingEdit

See alsoEdit

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