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18th FINA World Championships

July 12 - 28, 2019

Host City

Republic of Korea Known as the “City of Peace”, Gwangju is a metropolitan city full of vitality and excitement. Aquatics fans from around the world can look forward to participating the championships in a modern city with picturesque traditional backgrounds.

Famous for its rich and diverse cuisine and culture, Gwangju is a city on the rise. Nestled in the Southwestern part of the Korean Peninsula, the exquisite scenery along the outskirts of the city gives citizens and tourists a peaceful image of the city’s natural surroundings. Yet, upon entering the city, there is an immediate refreshing energy that can be felt on the streets of this sporting city.

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