Kazan and Budapest to host 2022, 2024 FINA Short Course World Swimming Championships

Jul 18, 2017 09:17 IST

Kazan and Budapest to host 2022, 2024 FINA Short Course World Swimming ChampionshipsThe International Swimming Federation (FINA) on 17 July 2017 announced that the Russian city of Kazan and Hungarian city Budapest have been chosen to host the 2022, 2024 Short Course Swimming Championships respectively.

FINA took the decision about the host cities for both events in a meeting at Budapest, the venue of the 2017 World Aquatics Championships.

Besides the Russian and Hungarian metropolis, Hong Kong and Taipei City were the two other candidates.

On the other hand, the Chinese city of Hangzhou is set to host the Short Course Swimming Championships in 2018, while Abu Dhabi will be the venue in 2020.

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About International Swimming Federation

The International Swimming Federation is the international federation recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for administering international competition in water sports.

It is one of several international federations, which administer a given sport/discipline for the IOC and/or international community.

It is based in Lausanne, Switzerland.

The Federation currently oversees competition in five aquatics sports: swimming, diving, synchronized swimming, water polo, and open water swimming.

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