Asian Countries Bid for 2019 FINA World Championships

By Community | October 29, 2012

The Asian countries of China, Japan and Korea have revealed their intention to bid to host the 2019 FINA World Championships, and eventually for the 2021 edition.

The countries however have not said what cities will be bidding to host the events.

Formal bids will be submitted by April, with FINA choosing the 2019 host in July in Barcelona, at next year’s World Championships.

On July 2013 the Presentation of the Bid by each NF/City to the FINA Bureau at a meeting will be held during the 15th FINA World Championships in Barcelona (ESP); followed by the FINA Bureau voting and awarding the 18th FINA World Championships 2019, and eventually the 19th edition in 2021.

Before 2019 and 2021, the 15th FINA World Championships will take place in Barcelona (ESP) from July 19-August 4, 2013, while the 16th and 17th edition will take place respectively in Kazan (RUS) in 2015 and Guadalajara (MEX) in 2017.