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History

FINA (Fédération Internationale de Natation) organises World Championships as of 1973. At the first edition 4 disciplines – swimming, synchronised swimming, diving and men’s water polo – formed part of the competition.

The below table lists key data on the previous FINA World Championships. It gives evidence of the fact what a great sport event it has become in the past years generating undoubted global popularity.

Click on the date of the World Championships and you will find a short summary about the event!

Date of FINA World Championships

Host city

No. of participating countries

No. of athletes

Belgrade

47

686

Cali

39

682

Berlin

49

828

Guayaquil

52

848

Madrid

34

1.119

Perth

60

1.142

1994

Rome

102

1.400

1998

Perth

121

1,371

2001

Fukuoka

134

1.498

2003

Barcelona

157

2,015

2005

Montreal

144

1.784

2007

Melbourne

172

2.158

2009

Rome

175

2.438

2011

Shanghai

181

2.220

2013

Barcelona

178

2.195

2015

Kazan

184

2.413