Lausanne, June 19, 2013: Only 30 days to go until FINA’s big Aquatics Festival in Barcelona! During 17 days, more than 2,000 athletes coming from the five continents (about 180 nations) will display the pinnacle of FINA sports.
The exciting novelty at this 15th edition is the introduction of high diving on the World Championships programme. As a result, a total 68 medals will be on offer in Barcelona across the six FINA disciplines: Swimming, Diving, Open Water Swimming, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and High Diving.
World Championships Programme:
SWIMMING (July 28th – August 4): Freestyle (50m, 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m), Backstroke (50m, 100m, 200m), Breaststroke (50m, 100m, 200m), Butterfly (50m, 100m, 200m), Individual Medley (200m, 400m), Relay (4x100m, 4x200m, 4x100m medley relay)
DIVING (July 20th – 28th): 1m Springboard, 3m Springboard, 3m Springboard Synchronised, 10m Platform, 10m Platform Synchronised
OPEN WATER SWIMMING (July 20th – 27th): 5km, 10km, 25km, Team
SYNCHRONISED SWIMMING (July 20th – 27th): Solo, Duet, Team, Free Combination
WATER POLO (July 21st – August 3rd): Men’s Tournament (16 teams), Women’s Tournament (16 teams)
HIGH DIVING (July 29th – 31st): 27m (men), 20m (women)