25m World Swimming Championships

The FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) is commonly known as the "Short Course Worlds", particularly by the swimmers themselves. This event is for swimming only, and is held between the FINA World Championships currently every two years. The swimming events are contested in 25-meter pool (rather than the Olympic size 50-meter pool), hence it is called a short course.

Previous Events

About 900 swimmers coming from all continents competed in the 12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), held in Doha, Qatar, from December 3 - 7, 2014. Windsor, Canada, were the hosts of the 2016 World Short-Course Swimming World Championships.

Next Event

Hangzhou in China will host the 2018 World Short-Course Swimming Championships and World Aquatics.

The 2020 event will be held in Abu Dhabi

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