Top Swimmers Vying At 15th Edition Of The FINA World Swimming In Abu Dhabi
Faizan Hashmi Published November 30, 2021 | 01:15 AM
ABU DHABI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / WAM - 30th Nov, 2021) Abu Dhabi will welcome the best swimmers in the globe for a six-day show between December 16 - 21 for the 15th edition of the FINA World Swimming Championships, according to a statement by the Abu Dhabi sports Council.
The competition will take place in the iconic Etihad Arena, which for the occasion will be transformed into a 25m temporary pool. Further, an Aquatics Festival will now take place in parallel with the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) which will feature three additional FINA disciplines (diving, high diving and open water).
Yas Island will host the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) as well as the FINA High Diving Qualifier, the ultimate leg of the FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series 2021, a brand new Open Water Swimming Mixed Relay and a FINA Diving Team Exhibition.
The final leg of the annual circuit of the FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series will see competitors complete a 10km race, while an innovative Mixed Relay event will be staged for the first time ever. In the Mixed Relay, each team’s four competitors (two male and two female) will be challenged with completing a 1500m swim for a total of 6km.
The United Arab Emirates will play host to the prestigious short-course showcase for the second time, after a successful edition in 2010 in Dubai, while Hangzhou (CHN) and Windsor (CAN) hosted the two previous editions in 2018 and 2016 respectively. Check the LOC website for more details about the venue, tickets and visa queries.