Guyana to be represented
The Qatari capital will welcome the international swimming elite and world aquatics community for the
12th edition of the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), taking place from December 3-7, 2014 at the Hamad Aquatic Centre. Over 900 swimmers from 170 national federations are expected to compete in Doha, which will feature a total 46 events, including 12 relays.
Guyana is expected to be represented by President of the Guyana Amateur Swimming Association (GASA) Ivan Persaud among others.
Prior to the championships, FINA will hold its third World Aquatics Convention at the Ritz Hotel from November 29 to December 1. Among its many highlights are the Aquatics Conference, the FINA Swimming Coaches Golden Clinic, the Exhibition and the Gala “Soiree des Etoiles”.
Under the theme “Aquatics – Engaging for Success”, the conference will address top issues in the world of Aquatics, relating to sport development across all FINA disciplines, the global sport market, sponsorship and partnership, new technologies and media, etc. Key players in the sport industry, experts, athletes and representatives of national member federations will all step on the stage to share visions and ideas.
At the same venue, the second FINA Swimming Coaches Golden Clinic will take place from November 30 to December 1, bringing together some of the world’s most brilliant coaches to discuss the keys to success in competitive swimming, among other topics.
The Exhibition will provide a unique showroom for sport manufacturers, FINA partners and sponsors, future host cities of FINA World Championships, including Guadalajara 2017, Gwangju 2019 and Budapest 2021, and a networking opportunity for the Aquatics family.
In addition, an extraordinary meeting of the Congress will be organised on November 29 in Doha, as well as a “Soiree des Etoiles” rewarding the Best Athletes of 2014 on December 1. (FINA)
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