USA to Host FINA Youth World Championships in 2022
by FINA Communications Department
LAUSANNE (Switzerland) – Committed to delivering marquee events for our athletes, FINA revealed the calendar for the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series 2022 and the FINA Diving World Series 2022 on Thursday.
The FINA Artistic Swimming World Series 2022 will be held over five legs, starting with a virtual event jointly hosted by the USA and Canada on 19-20 March. The series will then move to Paris (FRA) on 1-3 April.
For the first time, Kazan (RUS) will host the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series and FINA Diving World Series together on 8-10 April, underlining FINA’s commitment to bring the global aquatics community closer together through events with multiple disciplines.
The circuit will then move to Australia for a virtual event on 7-8 May as a lead-in to the 19th FINA World Championships 2022 in Fukuoka (JPN), which will take place from 13-29 May, before concluding with the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series 2022 Super Finals. FINA will announce more details for the latter event at a later date.
FINA Artistic Swimming World Series 2022 calendar:
FINA Artistic Swimming World Series, USA-CAN (virtual), 19-20 March 2022
FINA Artistic Swimming World Series, Paris (FRA), 1-3 April 2022
FINA Artistic Swimming World Series, Kazan (RUS), 8-10 April 2022
FINA Artistic Swimming World Series, AUS (virtual), 7-8 May 2022
FINA Artistic Swimming World Series Super Final, TBC
FINA World Youth Artistic Swimming Championships, Charlotte (USA), 9-13 August 2022
FINA World Junior Artistic Swimming Championships, Quebec City (CAN), 23-27 August 2022
"The competition schedule for the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series 2022 and the FINA Diving World Series 2022 will see the world’s best divers and artistic swimmers compete in state-of-the-art venues globally. FINA will be working closely with each of the cities to ensure that the athletes can focus all their energy on delivering outstanding performances,” said FINA President Captain Husain Al-Musallam.
"It is an honor for North America and the Pan American Continent to be awarded two FINA World Championships in the same year. We are proud of the work that has been done across the landscape of the sport to increase the exposure. Collaborating with Canada Artistic Swimming and all participating countries will only further those efforts. We look forward to competition in the Junior World Championships, hosting the world at the Youth World Championships and supporting FINA in their efforts to elevate all aquatic sports," USA Artistic Swimming CEO, Adam Andrasko, said.