August 4 in Barcelona ended the World Cup in water sports – one of the most spectacular sporting events.
The next championship in water sports will be held in 2015 in the Russian city of Kazan.
For two and a half weeks of the competition the best photojournalists have made thousands of images of the main events of the year in the world of water sports. We have selected the most spectacular of them.
photovide.com offers see 20 of the most striking images from the World Cup FINA 2013.
Russian national synchronized swimming won the FIFA World Aquatics Championships in Spain in 2013, collecting all the gold in Barcelona seven medals out of seven possible.
Ukrainian Oleksandr Bondar jumping from the tower. (Photo by Andreu Dalmau / EPA)
Athletes of the Chinese team in synchronized diving 3m springboard (Photo by Michael Sohn / Associated Press)
Czech Michal Navratil haydayverov at the end of the competition at the World Championships in Aquatics made an encore jump into the water from 27 meters. (Photo by Clive Rose / Getty Images)
Athletes from the United States in synchronized diving 3m springboard. (Photo by David J. Phillip / Associated Press)
Speech synchronized swimmers (Photo by Alberto Estevez | EPA)
Competition in the high-dive (Photo Alexander Hassenstein / Getty Images)
Competition in the men’s 100m breaststroke (Photo by Francois Xavier Marit / AFP / Getty Images)
Russian Evgeny Drattsev won the bronze medal in swimming in open water 25 km (Photo by Manu Fernandez / Associated Press)
Entering the water with a 3-meter springboard. (Photo by Francois Xavier Marit / AFP / Getty Images)
Water polo quarterfinal between teams from the United States and Spain. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein / Getty Images)
Frenchman Matthieu Rosset in a jump with 1-meter springboard (Photo by Javier Soriano / AFP / Getty Images)
Jump competition with a 3-meter springboard. The photo Dmitry Prosvirnin and Dmitry Sorokin from Azerbaijan. (Photo by Adam Pretty / Getty Images)
Competition in synchronized diving 3m springboard. (Photo by Adam Pretty / Getty Images)
Team Mexico in the program in synchronized swimming (Photos Military Woman Gallery)
Chinese woman Cu yaji during a jump from a 10-meter tower (Photo Military Woman Gallery)
Russians in the free program in synchronized swimming (Photos Military Woman Gallery)
Americans are preparing to jump from a 10-meter tower (Photo Military Woman Gallery)