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Water Cube Swimming
Chinese workers cleans inside National Aquatics Center, known as the Water Cube, in 2008 ahead of its official opening. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Beijing to Host 2029 World Aquatics Championships

Beijing will host the 2029 World Aquatics Championship, the international federation announced over the weekend during the ongoing 2024 championships in Doha. The event will welcome more than 2,500 athletes from over 200 countries and regions to compete in swimming, diving, water polo, artistic swimming, open water swimming and high diving. In addition to the […]

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Dale Neuburger
Dale Neuburger awarding the USA women's water polo team with their gold medals at the World Aquatics Championships - Budapest 2022 (Photo via László Balogh/World Aquatics)

Mary Lou Retton, Bruce Baumgartner and Dale Neuburger Honored by U.S. Olympic Movement

1984 Olympic gold medalist Mary Lou Retton, multi-world and Olympic medals wrestler Bruce Baumgartner and Dale Neuburger, treasurer for World Aquatics and known for his longtime work throughout the Olympic movement both internationally and within the United States, will be recognized by the United States Olympic & Paralympic Endowment during the annual awards ceremony at […]

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Rosen Aquatic & Fitness Center

Rosen Aquatic & Fitness Center to Host 2023 U.S. Paralympic Swim Championships

The Rosen Aquatic & Fitness Center in Orlando, Florida, will host the 2023 U.S. Paralympic Swimming National Championships starting December 15 and running through December 17. It marks the first time the event will be held in Orlando, providing Para and veteran athletes from around the country with an opportunity to compete for national titles. […]

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2023 Swimming World Cup
Kaylee Mckeown (Australia) & Qin Haiyang (China) with the overall Swimming World Cup Trophy in 2023. Photo by Istvan Derencsenyi/World Aquatics

World Aquatics Announces Swimming World Cup 2024 Schedule

World Aquatics will have three weeks of competition in Asia for its Swimming World Cup 2024 schedule between October and November. The first event takes place in Shanghai from October 18­–20, while the second is in Incheon, South Korea, from October 24–26. The final swim is in Singapore from October 31 through November 2. The […]

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World Aquatics Doha

Doha 2024 Announce Fan Travel Packages for World Aquatics Championships

Fan travel packages for worldwide swimming travelers heading to Doha for the 2024 World Aquatics Championship are now on sale with 100 days until the start of the event. The packages will give fans the opportunity to watch an event that is being held in the Middle East for the first time. The World Aquatics […]

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World Aquatics Open Water

World Aquatics Unveils Open Water Swimming World Cup 2024 Schedule

The World Aquatics Open Water Swimming World Cup 2024 calendar will visit five locations on three continents starting in March. “Every stop of the World Aquatics Open Water World Cup 2024 provides something extraordinary, from the crystal-clear waters of Soma Bay to the Hong Kong skyline,” said World Aquatics President Captain Husain Al-Musallam. “Next year […]

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USA Swimming

2026 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships Moved to Los Angeles

One of the bigger international swimming events in 2026, the Pan Pacific Championships, will be moved from Canada to Los Angeles to give the sport and the city the opportunity to lay the foundation ahead of the 2028 Summer Olympic Games. “We are grateful to Swimming Canada for giving us the opportunity to host the […]

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Para swimming

Orlando to Host 2023 U.S. Paralympics Swimming National Championships

The 2023 U.S. Paralympics Swimming National Championships will be hosted at the Rosen Aquatic & Fitness Center in Orlando, Florida, the first time U.S. Paralympics Swimming has hosted an event in Orlando. The competition is set to run from December 15–17, 2023. The Rosen Aquatic & Fitness Center features an indoor eight-lane, 50-meter competition pool, […]

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Muhammad, Prindle Elected to USA Swimming Board of Directors

Sabir Muhammad and Kathleen Prindle have been elected to USA Swimming’s Board of Directors, each receiving four-year terms during the national governing body’s annual business meeting. With Muhammad’s election, USA Swimming has more than one third representation by 10-Year and 10-Year+ Athletes on its Board of Directors. Muhammad broke a total of 10 American records […]

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