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19th FINA World Championships

July 16 - August 1, 2021

The 19th FINA World Championships 2021 Fukuoka and the 19th FINA World Masters Championships 2021 Fukuoka will take place in Fukuoka once again, being held on a milestone year 20 years since the last Championships were held in Fukuoka in 2001.
The Championships’ concept of “Water Meets the Future” expresses the hope that all the participants will meet the future. The event takes aim to create the future of aquatic sports through innovative technology, and also create a future for the region by connecting various people.
The goal of the Championships is to go beyond the competitors and fans, and encourage as many people as possible to take action towards a bright and healthy future, therefore advancing the Championships from an event that simply entertains to an event that moves people over the 20 years since 2001.


City Info

Serving as Japan’s gateway for exchanges with the rest of Asia for the past 2,000 years, Fukuoka has achieved some astounding developments. Throughout its long history as an international exchange hub, Fukuoka has adopted various aspects of foreign cultures while fostering its own unique culture characterised by vibrant festivals (the most famous being the Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival), rich traditions, and an enthusiastic and passionate local community.

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