World Aquatics Masters Championship Dates Launched


This 12 months’s dates for the World Aquatics Masters Championships in Kyushu, Japan have been launched. The competitors will span three totally different cities, together with Fukuoka, Kagoshima, and Kumamoto.

The meet will run from August 2-11, and can include diving and water polo along with pool, open-water, and inventive swimming disciplines. It’s projected to host 10,000 contributors.

The aim of the cut up throughout a number of cities is aimed to advertise “the large dissemination of assorted results and legacies, akin to selling swimming to all generations, selling the interplay between contributors and residents, resulting in the development of native energy by holding the event, and financial ripple results,” per World Aquatics.

The competitors venues are as follows:

Self-discipline Venue
Pool Swimming Marine Messe Fukuoka Corridor A, Fukuoka Nishi Civic Pool
Open Water Swimming Seaside Momochi Seashore Park
Creative Swimming Kamoike Park Swimming Pool
Diving Fukuoka Prefectural Pool
Water Polo Aqua Dome Kumamoto

The competitors schedule is as follows:

Self-discipline Dates
Pool Swimming 8/5 – 8/11
Open Water Swimming 8/2 – 8/3
Creative Swimming 8/5 – 8/11
Diving 8/2 – 8/7
Water Polo 8/5 – 8/11

The complete competitors schedule will be discovered right here.

Registration for the meet is open for open water swimming, diving, water polo, and inventive swimming are nonetheless open, nevertheless, attributable to a lot of candidates, registration for the pool swimming competitors has been closed early. Registration for the opposite occasion will shut on June twenty eighth.

Amongst the swimmers attending, Olympic gold medalist Susie O’Neill will likely be making her worldwide masters debut after breaking the 50-54 world report within the LCM 50 fly with a time of 28.95, her first race in 23 years.

Through the 2019 version of the grasp’s championship in Gwangju, Nice Britain was the nation to beat with a complete of 126 medals, 45 of them gold. The U.S. was in sizzling pursuit with 99 whole medals, 40 of which had been gold.


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