FINA Swimming World Championships
The 18th FINA World Championships take place from 12 - 28 July 2019 in Gwangju, South Korea. They are organised by the Swiss-based Fédération Internationale de Natation ("International Swimming Federation" - FINA) and have been held on a biannual basis since 2001.
The 2019 World Aquatics Championships are hosted in the same venues as the aquatics events of the 2015 Summer Universiade. A total of 194 countries and regions have confirmed their participation with over 2.600 athletes competing in various competitions supported by their coaches and officials.
Athletes from all over the world compete in six aquatic disciplines: