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FINA Swimming World Championships

The 16th FINA World Championships took place from 24 July - 09 August 2015 in Kazan, Russia. They were organised by the Swiss-based Fédération Internationale de Natation ("International Swimming Federation" - FINA) and have been held on a biannual basis since 2001.


For the first time since its introduction in 1973 the World Aquatics Championships were hosted by China. A total of 190 countries and regions have confirmed their participation with over 5.500 FINA-accredited athletes, coaches and officials.


Athletes from all over the world competed in five aquatic disciplines:


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