FINA postpones 2021 world championships to May 2022

Swimming world governing body, Federation Internationale de Natation(FINA) rescheduled the 2021 Fukuoka aquatics world championships to May 2022 to avoid a clash with the postponed Tokyo Olympics. The new dates for the aquatics world championship in the Japanese city are May 13-29, 2022.

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FINA had to move the championships because the 2021 slot of Jul 16 to Aug 1 clashed with the new date for the Tokyo Games, which were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • President of FINA: Julio C. Maglione
  • Founded of FINA: July 29, 1908
  • Headquarters of FINA: Lausanne, Switzerland