2024 World Aquatics Artistic Swimming World Cup (Beijing) Kicks off This Week


The 2024 World Aquatics Artistic Swimming World Cup (Beijing) (hereinafter referred to as the World Cup) will take place at the National Aquatics Center, known as the "Water Cube", from April 5 to 7. Nearly one hundred athletes from 14 countries and regions including China, Kazakhstan, Australia, Spain, Italy, the United Kingdom, and Mexico will compete in 11 events, including solo, duet, and team routines. Beijing is the first stop of this year's artistic swimming World Cup, an opening event that combines dance and music in a competitive setting, offering audiences a unique blend of sports and artistic enjoyment.

At this World Cup, spectators can enjoy captivating performances across 11 events, including Women Solo Technical, Men Solo Technical, Women Solo Free, Men Solo Free, Mixed Duet Technical, Mixed Duet Free, Women Duet Technical, Women Duet Free, Team Technical, Team Free, and Team Acrobatic, showcasing a wide array of talents and expertise.

Since the introduction of new rules by World Aquatics for artistic swimming in 2023, the sport has been evolving towards a blend of athleticism and artistry, emphasizing both difficulty and technical skills. In February, China’s artistic swimming team achieved remarkable success at the World Aquatics Championships in Doha, winning seven gold medals, one silver, and one bronze, their best performance in championship history. In this World Cup, China aims to achieve outstanding results by sending a full team of 25 athletes to compete in all events.

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