NAMBU UNIVERSITY MUNICIPAL AQUATICS CENTER

(MAIN VENUE – SWIMMING & DIVING)

The Nambu University Municipal Aquatics Center, which successfully hosted the Summer Universiade 2015, will be the main venue of the 18th FINA World Championships Gwangju 2019. It is the first aquatics center in the nation to adopt the state-of-the-art operation automation system to provide the best water quality and is known as one of the most user-friendly swimming facilities in Asia. The main venue will allow 11,000 spectators to enjoy swimming and diving competitions during the championships. 

 

NAMBU UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL FIELD (WATER POLO)

The football field across from the Main Aquatics center at the Nambu University will be used as a temporary venue for water polo events. There will be two (2) temporary pools with seating for 5,000 spectators to watch as athletes fiercely compete during the championships.

 

YEOSU EXPO OCEAN PARK (OPEN WATER)

The open water swimming will take place at the Yeosu Expo Ocean Park, which was the site of the Yeosu (Arts and Technology) Expo in 2012. One can stroll along the sea, take part in dynamic marine leisure sports programs, and watch the world's only multimedia BIG-O Show. 

 

YEOMJU GYMNASIUM (ARTISTIC SWIMMING)

Yeomju Gymnasium first opened in 1987 as a multi-sport complex and since then has hosted many sporting events involving basketball, volleyball, handball, aquatics and more. The organizing committee will build two (2) temporary pools to be used for the artistic swimming events during the championships.  

 

CHOSUN UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL FIELD (HIGH DIVING)

High diving will be held at Chosun University, one of the oldest private universities in South Korea founded by 72,000 members of the Chosun College Founders Association in 1946. The athletes will compete in a temporary circular pool (17m x 6m) and the spectators are expected to enjoy beautiful views of Gwangju including Mt. Mudeungsan.