The 20th FINA World Championships was awarded to the Japanese city of Fukuoka.
The event was originally planned to be held from 16 July – 1 August, 2021, however it was postponed until May 13-29, 2022, due to upheavals in the world sporting calendar due to the coronavirus, then later postponed to 14-30 July 2023.
The 2001 World Swimming Championships were also held in Fukuoka.
- About the The 2001 World Swimming Championships which were also held in Fukuoka.
- List of all host cities
- About Sport in Japan
- Home page for the World Swimming Championships
- World Sport Calendar for 2023