FINA World Junior Swimming Championships

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The World Aquatics Junior Swimming Championships (commonly referred to as 'Junior World Championships' or 'Junior Worlds') is an international swimming championship event organized biennially by World Aquatics for swimmers aged 14–18 years as of the 31st December of the year of the competition.[1] It is usually held on odd years. Prior to 2023, the event was known as the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships and was open to female swimmers aged 14–17 and male swimmers aged 15–18 as of the 31st of December of the year of the competition.[2]

Editions[edit]

Number Year Location Dates Number of
Swimmers
Number of
Countries
Events Top Nation
1 2006 Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 22–27 August 685 81 40  Italy
2 2008 Mexico Monterrey, Mexico 8–12 July 480 61 40  United States
3 2011 Peru Lima, Peru 16–21 August 528 58 40  United States
4 2013 United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates 26–31 August 900 95 42  Australia
5 2015 Singapore Kallang, Singapore[3] 25–30 August 700 87 42  Australia
6 2017 United States Indianapolis, USA[3] 23–28 August 619 90 42  United States
7 2019 Hungary Budapest, Hungary 20–25 August 814 126 42  United States
8 2022 Peru Lima, Peru[4] 30 August – 4 September 509 87 42  Japan
9 2023 Israel Netanya, Israel 4–9 September 648 93 42  United States

Medal table[edit]

Last updated after the 2023 Championships

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 United States856959213
2 Australia40302696
3 Russia354042117
4 Japan29343295
5 Italy243542101
6 Canada18263276
7 Hungary1320336
8 Spain1271231
9 Poland1261331
10 Great Britain10121941
11 Ukraine104519
12 Turkey102214
13 New Zealand92112
14 China611926
15 Romania64313
16 Germany59519
17 France561021
18 Lithuania53311
19 Brazil310619
20 Greece33511
21 Croatia3227
22 Portugal3003
23 South Africa26917
24 Czech Republic25411
25 Serbia25310
26 Austria2349
27 Argentina2125
 Denmark2125
29 Belgium2103
 Bosnia and Herzegovina2103
31 Hong Kong2024
32 Slovenia2002
33 Belarus1315
34 Bulgaria1225
35 Estonia1113
 Ireland1113
37 Trinidad and Tobago1102
38 Egypt1012
39 Indonesia1001
40 Sweden0426
41 Malaysia0202
42 Cyprus0112
 South Korea0112
44 Venezuela0033
45 Ecuador0011
 Panama0011
 Slovakia0011
Totals (47 entries)3733743731120

Championships records[edit]

All records were set in finals unless noted otherwise. All times are swum in a long-course (50m) pool.

Men[edit]

Event Time Name Nationality Date Meet Location Ref
50m freestyle 21.75 h, = Michael Andrew  United States 25 August 2017 2017 Championships Indianapolis, United States [5]
50m freestyle 21.75 = Michael Andrew  United States 26 August 2017 2017 Championships Indianapolis, United States [6]
100m freestyle 47.07 r David Popovici  Romania 30 August 2022 2022 Championships Lima, Peru [7]
200m freestyle 1:46.18 David Popovici  Romania 31 August 2022 2022 Championships Lima, Peru [8]
400m freestyle 3:46.06 Gábor Zombori  Hungary 20 August 2019 2019 Championships Budapest, Hungary [9]
800m freestyle 7:45.67 Mack Horton  Australia 28 August 2013 2013 Championships Dubai, United Arab Emirates [10]
1500m freestyle 14:46.09 Franko Grgić  Croatia 25 August 2019 2019 Championships Budapest, Hungary [11]
50m backstroke 24.44 Ksawery Masiuk  Poland 2 September 2022 2022 Championships Lima, Peru [12]
100m backstroke 52.91 Ksawery Masiuk  Poland 31 August 2022 2022 Championships Lima, Peru [13]
200m backstroke 1:56.05 Pieter Coetze  South Africa 4 September 2022 2022 Championships Lima, Peru [14]
50m breaststroke 26.98 h Felix Viktor Iberle  Indonesia 8 September 2023 2023 Championships Netanya, Israel [15]
100m breaststroke 59.01 sf Nicolò Martinenghi  Italy 23 August 2017 2017 Championships Indianapolis, United States [16]
200m breaststroke 2:09.40 Josh Matheny  United States 23 August 2019 2019 Championships Budapest, Hungary [17]
50m butterfly 22.96 Diogo Ribeiro  Portugal 3 September 2022 2022 Championships Lima, Peru [18]
100m butterfly 51.08 Kristóf Milák  Hungary 25 August 2017 2017 Championships Indianapolis, United States [19]
200m butterfly 1:53.87 Kristóf Milák  Hungary 28 August 2017 2017 Championships Indianapolis, United States [20]
200m individual medley 1:57.29 Maximus Williamson  United States 5 September 2023 2023 Championships Netanya, Israel [21]
400m individual medley 4:10.97 Tomoyuki Matsushita  Japan 8 September 2023 2023 Championships Netanya, Israel [22]
4×100m freestyle relay 3:15.49  United States 4 September 2023 2023 Championships Netanya, Israel [23]
4×200m freestyle relay 7:08.37
 United States 23 August 2019 2019 Championships Budapest, Hungary [24]
4×100m medley relay 3:33.19  Russia 25 August 2019 2019 Championships Budapest, Hungary [25]
Legend: # – Record awaiting ratification by FINA;
Records not set in finals: h – heat; sf – semifinal; r – relay 1st leg; rh – relay heat 1st leg; b – B final; – en route to final mark; tt – time trial

Women[edit]

Event Time Name Nationality Date Meet Location Ref
50m freestyle 24.59 = Rikako Ikee  Japan 28 August 2017 2017 Championships Indianapolis, United States [26]
50m freestyle 24.59 = Olivia Wunsch  Australia 9 September 2023 2023 Championships Netanya, Israel [27]
100m freestyle 53.63 r Taylor Ruck  Canada 27 August 2017 2017 Championships Indianapolis, United States [28]
200m freestyle 1:57.08 Taylor Ruck  Canada 28 August 2017 2017 Championships Indianapolis, United States [29]
400m freestyle 4:05.42 Lani Pallister  Australia 23 August 2019 2019 Championships Budapest, Hungary [30]
800m freestyle 8:22.49 Lani Pallister  Australia 21 August 2019 2019 Championships Budapest, Hungary [31]
1500m freestyle 15:58.86 Lani Pallister  Australia 24 August 2019 2019 Championships Budapest, Hungary [32]
50m backstroke 27.81 Gabrielle Fa'amausili  New Zealand 29 August 2015 2015 Championships Singapore, Singapore [33]
100m backstroke 59.11 Regan Smith  United States 24 August 2017 2017 Championships Indianapolis, United States [34]
200m backstroke 2:07.45 Regan Smith  United States 25 August 2017 2017 Championships Indianapolis, United States [35]
50m breaststroke 29.86 Rūta Meilutytė  Lithuania 27 August 2013 2013 Championships Dubai, United Arab Emirates [36]
100m breaststroke 1:06.23 sf Eneli Jefimova  Estonia 6 September 2023 2023 Championships Netanya, Israel [37]
200m breaststroke 2:19.64 Viktoriya Zeynep Gunes  Turkey 30 August 2015 2015 Championships Singapore, Singapore [38]
50m butterfly 25.46 Rikako Ikee  Japan 26 August 2017 2017 Championships Indianapolis, United States [39]
100m butterfly 57.25 Rikako Ikee  Japan 28 August 2017 2017 Championships Indianapolis, United States [40]
200m butterfly 2:07.20 Lana Pudar  Bosnia and Herzegovina 5 September 2023 2023 Championships Netanya, Israel [41]
200m individual medley 2:10.24 Leah Hayes  United States 7 September 2023 2023 Championships Netanya, Israel [42]
400m individual medley 4:36.84 Leah Hayes  United States 4 September 2023 2023 Championships Netanya, Israel [43]
4×100m freestyle relay 3:36.19
 Canada 27 August 2017 2017 Championships Indianapolis, United States [44]
4×200m freestyle relay 7:51.47
 Canada 23 August 2017 2017 Championships Indianapolis, United States [45]
4×100m medley relay 3:58.38
 Canada 28 August 2017 2017 Championships Indianapolis, United States [46]
Legend: # – Record awaiting ratification by FINA;
Records not set in finals: h – heat; sf – semifinal; r – relay 1st leg; rh – relay heat 1st leg; b – B final; – en route to final mark; tt – time trial

Mixed[edit]

Event Time Name Nationality Date Meet Location Ref
4x100m freestyle relay 3:24.29  Australia 6 September 2023 2023 Championships Netanya, Israel [47]
4x100m medley relay 3:44.84
 United States 21 August 2019 2019 Championships Budapest, Hungary [48]
Legend: # – Record awaiting ratification by FINA;
Records not set in finals: h – heat; sf – semifinal; r – relay 1st leg; rh – relay heat 1st leg; b – B final; – en route to final mark; tt – time trial

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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