The FINA World Championships will be held again in Budapest in June 2022

2022-05-05 0 By

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and FINA President Hussein Al-Musallam today announced that the FINA World Championships will be held from 18 June to 3 July 2022 in Budapest, Hungary.To ensure athletes have a chance to compete in the international aquatics Championships in summer 2022.Last week, FINA FINA and fukuoka tournament organizing committee’s main partners jointly agreed: in view of the current 2019 coronavirus disease Mick Dijon variants affect health and Japan, the outbreak of the measures taken by the original plan is scheduled for May 13 to 29, 2022 at the FINA world championships in fukuoka, delayed to July 14 solstice 30, 2023.”FINA has been looking for competition solutions in COVID-19 environments, and today’s announcement is an important step in that process.Imagination is needed when dealing with the current health crisis of athletes.Pandemics evolve differently over time and in different places.We are very fortunate to have event hosts who share our passion for water sports and who are willing, able and flexible to organise FINA’s most prestigious events.FINA is very grateful to all the tournament hosts and we believe the athletes feel the same way.””Over the next four years, with four FINA World Championships and the 2024 Paris Olympics, we will maximise the opportunities for athletes in water sports to compete and generate income,” said Mr Hussein al-Musallam, president of FINA.As the host city of the FINA Swimming World Cup, Water Polo World League and The World Series, Budapest hosted the FINA World Championships in 2017:12 world records were set in swimming and record audience and TV audience.Five aquatic sports are planned for the 2022 FINA World Championships in Budapest: swimming, diving, water polo, synchronised swimming and open water swimming.FINA will develop similar competition plans for high divers and mass competitors.Regarding the schedule of the FINA World Championships to be held in Doha, Qatar, FINA will continue to consult with the athletes and relevant partners and will announce more information as soon as possible.