All systems go for FINA swimming in Abu Dhabi in 2021

Elwanda Tulloch

Dubai: Abu Dhabi has managed to retain it’s position as hosts of the now rescheduled 15th FINA World Swimming Championships 25m from December 13-18 next year.

Held in the years when FINA does not organise its main FINA World Aquatics Championships that feature all five aquatics disciplines, the new dates for the postponed short course competition in the UAE capital were announced earlier this summer.

Earlier this week, the world governing body for aquatic sports, FINA went ahead and announced the FINA Swimming World 2021 calendar that now comprises of six legs from across Asia, the Middle-East and Europe between September to October 2021.

At the end of the six rounds, the swimmers will move to Abu Dhabi for the finale where the main overall champions stand to share a total prize fund of more than $2.5 million (Dhs 9.17 million).

The first half of 2021 season will be contested

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