Following the unveiling of the 2022 season for the FINA Swimming World Cup, let's go back and relive the TOP-10 moments from the 2021 event stops. 

1. South Africa's Matt Sates started off the Swimming World Cup with an impressive series of success in Berlin: 4 golds, 1 silver, and 2 Junior World Records. The 18-year-old continued his impressive sequence of wins to top the Men's overall rankings.

Image Source: Matt Sates started off: 4 golds, 1 silver, 2 junior WRs, 10, 000 dollars. Photos: Getty Images

2. Israel's Anastasia Gorbenko sailed away with the overall top spot and the 12,000 dollars in Berlin, an authentic surprise!

Image Source: Surprise, surprise: Israel's Anastasia Gorbenko sailed away with the overall top spot and the 12,000 dollars

3. Sensational last 25m for Chad Le Clos in his 200m FLY comeback win, 
after Tom Shields claimed the first round in the 100m Butterfly Final in Berlin. 

Image Source: Butterfly battles between Le Clos and Shields were amazing!

4. Superb win of Viktoria Gunes! The Turkish surprised everyone in Budapest in the 200m Breaststroke final swimming from the outside. 

Image Source: Viktoria Gunes claimed a Gold Medal swimming from the outside in Lane 1

5. Women overall winner Aussie Emma Mckeon tied the World Cup record (50.58) set by Sarah Sjostrom in 2017 in the 50m Butterfly 

Image Source: Emma McKeon came up with the best individual effort on the last day as she tied the World Cup record in the 100m free

6 - Kira Toussaint claimed 12 out 12 Backstroke events. An incredible score for Queen of Backstroke Kira Toussaint. the Dutch was able to clinch twelve Gold medals and set a new World Cup Record in the Women’s 50m Backstroke (25.81) 

Image Source: The outstanding reaction time of Kira Toussaint who set a new World Cup Record in the 50m Backstroke.

7 - Daiya Seto attended only the last two legs of the World Cup series, enough to put on a show in the Medley events. He finished at his best in Kazan setting a new World Cup Record in the Men’s 200m Medley (1:50.66)

Image Source: Japan's star Daiya Seto topped the rankings in Doha and Kazan with an incredible series of wins

8 - Switzerland's Maria Ugolkova and USA's Tom Shields - Two of the main protagonists of this edition able to claim 14 and 16 medals this year.  Shields finished 2nd in the overall rankings

Image Source: Olympic and World Champion Tom Shields delighted the audience in all Butterfly events


9 - Kyle Chalmers went close many times during the Swimming World Cup 2021 and he finally delivered: Chalmers set a new World Record in the 100m Freestyle Final in Kazan (44.84)

Image Source: Kyle Chalmers of Australia set a new World Record in the 100m Freestyle after 13 years!

10 - Thanking everyone for these amazing competitions.  Sates and McKeon topped the men’s and women’s podiums respectively, earning them each US$ 100,000 in overall prize money.

Image Source: Congratulations to our finals winners!