Singapore to host World Aquatics Championships in 2025
Six aquatic sports will be competed at the event.
Singapore will play host to the World Aquatics Championships 2025, announced World Aquatics on Feb 9.
The World Aquatics Championships brings together the six aquatic sports of swimming, water polo, diving, artistic swimming, open water swimming and high diving.
According to World Aquatics, the 2025 event will be organised in close cooperation with the Singapore Swimming Association and Sport Singapore.
Over 2,500 athletes, representing World Aquatics’ 209 national member federations, are expected to participate in the event.
Competition venues will include the Singapore Sports Hub, a complex that houses the National Stadium, the Singapore Indoor Stadium and the OCBC Aquatic Centre. The OCBC Aquatic Centre features two 50m pools and a diving facility.
World Aquatics President Husain Al-Musallam believes that the event “is in such good hands”.
“Singapore has everything we hope to share with our athletes: world-class facilities, proven experience of hosting events of the highest quality and a comprehensive approach to aquatic sports that runs from elite level to the community,” he added.
The dates of the World Aquatics Championships 2025 will be confirmed in due time.
This year’s World Aquatics Championships will be held at Fukuoka, Japan from Jul 14 to 30. The 2024 edition of the event will be at Doha, Qatar.