FINA clears swimmers to compete in independent events

FILE PHOTO: Female swimmers compete at the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary – July 23, 2017. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo/File Photo

BERLIN (Reuters) – FINA on Tuesday allowed athletes to take part in independent competitions in a bid to settle a financial dispute, but the world swimming federation said results from those events will require its approval to be considered as official. FINA has been under growing pressure from competitive swimmers, including Britain’s Olympic and world […]

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