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09Aug

FINA partners and official sponsors gather in Gwangju

With just four months to go before the 18th FINA World Championships from July 12-28, the Gwangju 2019 Organising Committee, together with FINA held a workshop last week for all the partners and official sponsors.

World Championships 2019
Gwangju, Korea
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18Mar2019

Gwangju 2019 site visit underway

FINA leadership are currently in Gwangju, South Korea, to review and assess the preparations to the upcoming 18th FINA World Championships, to be held from July 12-28.

The FINA delegation, led by FINA Executive Director Mr. Cornel Marculescu and FINA Facility Committee Chairman Mr. Joaquin Pujol, has been on a visit of Gwangju since Monday February 25 to check on the advancement of the five venues for the World Championships and to discuss final preparations.

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Gwangju, Korea
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26Feb2019

Gwangju 2019 : Preparations are in full swing

With 150 days to go to the 18th FINA World Championships 2019 in Gwangju, Korea, preparations are in full swing and on track.

The Organising Committee will soon begin on-site rehearsals after completing the final preparations including furnishing Athletes’ Village and competition venues. The athletes, their entourage and the FINA Family will be offered the best conditions and service throughout the event.

The athletes’ registration is soon to be opened – stay tuned!

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Gwangju, Korea
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06Feb2019

Gwangju 2019 water polo tournament: 32 teams qualified

The water polo qualification phase to secure a berth in the 18th FINA World Championships 2019 in Gwangju, Korea, is now completed as 32 teams (16 men, 16 women) will take part in the men and women’ tournaments.

The teams for the men’s tournament were seeded as follows:

LINE 1: Serbia, Auustralia, Hungary, Germany
LINE 2: Montenegro, Spain, Croatia, Brazil
LINE 3: Greece, USA, Italy, New Zealand
LINE 4: South Africa, Kazakhstan, Japan, Korea

World Championships 2019
Lausanne, Switzerland
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06Feb2019

Fukuoka is ready for the challenge in 2021!

Less than three years to go for the beginning of the competition, the 2021 organisers of the 19th FINA World Championships in Fukuoka (JPN) held today a special ceremony to officially announce the creation of an executive body in charge of staging the event. The President of the 2021 Fukuoka Organising Committee will be the President of the Japan Swimming Federation, Mr Tsuyoshi Aoki, while one of the OC Vice-Presidents will be the Mayor of Fukuoka, Mr Soichiro Takashima.

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04Sep2018

One Year to Go to Gwangju World Championships!

FINA and the host celebrated today the "One-year to Go" countdown to the 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju, Republic of Korea, to kick-off on July 7, 2019.

The Championships, which feature all of FINA's six disciplines, will welcome the best athletes and their respective coaches and National Federations representatives for the biggest Aquatic celebration and create unforgettable moments filled with outstanding performances in the pool.

World Championships 2018
Gwangju, Republic of Korea
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06Jul2018

Aquatics review of 2017: High Diving - The lottery of sport

If there is a high diving moment to retain in 2017, we saw it in the final round of the men's competition at the FINA World Championships Budapest 2017. Gary Hunt is on top of the 27m platform. He won the 2015 world title and also the 2016 and 2017 World Cup gold medals. He leads the field after the first three dives and is physically and mentally ready to execute a forward 3 somersaults 4 ½ twists, in the free position.

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14Feb2018

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