FINA World Masters Championships

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The FINA World Masters Championships (or "Masters Worlds") is an international Aquatics championships for adults (per FINA rules, Masters are 25 years old and older). The championships is held biennially, with competition in all five of FINA's disciplines: Swimming, Diving, Water polo, Open water swimming, and Synchronized swimming.[1] Starting in 2015, the competition will be held jointly with the FINA World Aquatics Championships.[2]

Editions[edit]

FINA organizes the FINA World Masters Championships since 1986, but 2 editions were held in the pre-FINA era:

  • 1978 – Toronto, CAN (non-FINA)
  • 1984 – Christchurch, NZL (non-FINA)
Number Year Location Dates
1 1986 Japan Tokyo, Japan 12–16 July
2 1988 Australia Brisbane, Australia 10–15 October
3 1990 Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 6–13 August
4 1992 United States Indianapolis, USA 25 June – 5 July
5 1994 Canada Montreal, Canada 4–10 July
6 1996 United Kingdom Sheffield, Great Britain 23 Juni – 3 July
7 1998 Morocco Casablanca, Morocco 19–30 June
8 2000 Germany Munich, Germany 29 July – 4 August
9 2002 New Zealand Christchurch, New Zealand 21 March – 3 April
10 2004 Italy Riccione, Italy 1–13 June
11 2006 United States Stanford, USA 4–17 August
12 2008 Australia Perth, Australia 18–25 April
13 2010 Sweden Gothenburg and Borås, Sweden 27 July – 7 August
14 2012 Italy Riccione, Italy 3–17 June
15 2014 Canada Montreal, Canada 27 July – 10 August
16 2015 Russia Kazan, Russia 5–16 August
17 2017 Hungary Budapest, Hungary 7–20 August
18 2019 South Korea Gwangju, South Korea 5–18 August

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Masters Worlds subpage of the FINA website; retrieved 2012-03-04.
  2. ^ "2015 World Masters Championships Date Set for Kazan, Russia". SwimSwam.

External links[edit]