Ottawa, November 25, 2014 – From November 29 to December 1, 2014, FINA convention 2014the global Aquatics family and business leaders will meet in Doha, Qatar, for the 3rd FINA World Aquatics Convention. The Convention aims to both inspire continued success for Aquatics and to highlight key elements that can lead to continued growth and major breakthroughs for the future.

This year’s Convention theme is “Aquatics – Engaging for success” with discussions arising from both inside and outside of the sport, helping the Aquatics family to reflect on the most successful areas from past achievements, as well as to find inspiration for the future from external sources.

Two canadian leaders in the field of aquatics and synchronized swimming have been invited to give presentations at the convention, further establishing Canada’s leadership role in Aquatics at the highest international levels.

Lisa Schott, Aquatics Canada president and former Synchro Canada president, will be giving a presentation on the future of Synchronized Swimming in her role as a TSSC member at the Aquatics Conference.

Dr Margo Mountjoy, who is a FINA Bureau Member in the role of Chief Medical Advisor,  will be presenting at the FINA Swimming Coaches Golden Clinic on the subject of FINA-Yakult Nutrition.  Dr Mountjoy is a retired international level synchronized swimmer and past team physician for Synchro Canada.

In addition, Mrs Schott and Dr Mountjoy will be leading the Canadian delegation in the rule revisions and other business at the FINA Congress.


About Synchro Canada

Synchro Canada is the national organization governing synchronized swimming in Canada. It represents 10 provincial associations, a territorial association, as well as some 150 clubs and 12,000 members across Canada. A member of FINA, the world’s governing aquatic sports organization, Synchro Canada promotes the quest for excellence by developing the athletes, citizens and ambassadors of the sport of synchronized swimming at every level.

Synchro Canada would like to thank its sponsors:

Program partners: Sport Canada, Own The Podium, the Institut national du sport du Québec

Official Aquatic Supplier: Speedo Canada

Official make up: MAKE UP FOR EVER

Official suppliers: Knox Gelatine, AdUp, National Car Rental

Official hotel: Hilton Hotels Canada

For further information, visit Synchro Canada’s Website at or follow Synchro Canada on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

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For information:

Stéphane Côté

Synchro Canada

Communications Coordinator

Email:  [email protected]

Cell.: (418) 420-2125