Thursday, July 25, 2024

Julia Kozerska, Aleksandr Maksimov Take Overall Top Spots At AIDA Pool World Championship


Poland’s Julia Kozerska brought home the gold in the Dynamic with Fin (DYN) discipline on Day 4 of the AIDA World Pool Championships in Jeju, South Korea.

Kozerska swam 250m/820ft for first place, while South Africa’s Bevin Reynolds nabbed the silver and an African continental record with her 241m/791ft dive, and Mia Morimura from Japan got bronze and an Asian continental record with her 241m/791ft swim.

AIDA DYN Women (Image credit: Andrew Yang)
AIDA DYN Women (Image credit: Andrew Yang)

On the men’s side, China’s Ming Jin came home with the gold medal via his 287m/942ft swim, while Mikhail Briantcev, competing under the “International” flag due to his country’s invasion of Ukraine, nabbed the silver medal with his 271m/889ft swim, and Taiwan’s Yueh Shiang Hsu earned bronze with his 264m/866ft effort.

AIDA DYN Men (Image credit: Andrew Yang)

Overall Winners

Overall, Kozerska took the women’s top spot on the podium with 437.6 points, while Reynolds came in second with 390 points and China’s Ke Tang brought home third place with 374.9 points.

As for the men, Aleksandr Maksimov (also competing under the international flag) took home gold with 455.5 points, while Ming Jin got the silver with 454.5 points and Taiwan’s Po-Yen Lee earned bronze with 406 points.

Check out full results here and the replay of Day 4 below.

John Liang
John Liang
John Liang is the News Editor at He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.