Six-time world champion in swimming Yulia Efimova would like to take part in the Russian swimming Championships.
This was reported by the athlete’s agent Olga Eliseeva. Efimova is currently in the United States.
“Yulia would like to fly to the Russian championship. But now it is difficult to plan anything, everything is constantly changing. We will announce the final decision closer to the case,” Yeliseyeva said.
The Russian swimming Championships will be held in Kazan in October, and the short course Championships will be held in Saint Petersburg in December.
FINA approved the transfer of British swimmer Belonogoff to the Russian national team
The international water sports Federation (FINA) has approved the transfer of British swimmer Tatyana Belonogoff to the Russian national team.
“After reviewing various documents, we inform you that FINA has approved the request to change Tatyana Belonogoff’s swimming sports citizenship from British to Russian sports citizenship.
Thus, Tatyana Belonogoff has the right to represent Russia at international competitions from September 10, 2020,” FINA said in a statement, as quoted by the all – Russian swimming Federation (VFP).
19-year-old Belonogoff is a European Junior swimming champion. Tatiana was born and lived in the UK until 2019, then moved to Saint Petersburg, where she trains with Irina Vyatchanina.
The international swimming Federation recommended that the world Cup be moved to 2021
The international swimming Federation (FINA) , after a meeting of the working group, recommended that the swimming world Cup be postponed from 2020 to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
“Despite the fact that the host cities of the world Cup stages show interest in hosting this year’s competition, the FINA working group recommended that the series be postponed to next year in order to ensure the safety of athletes and all interested parties,” the organization’s press service said.
The final stage of the world Cup of the 2020 season was to be held in Kazan. Now it will be held on October 28-30, 2021.