FINA acknowledges the extraordinary nature of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing difficulties for the organisation of safe sporting events. In consideration of these extraordinary circumstances, FINA issued a series of documents and guidelines related to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Guidelines for the organisation & management of FINA Competitions during COVID-19 pandemic.

Swimming Covid-19 Guidelines

Water Polo Covid-19 Guidelines

Diving Covid-19 Guidelines

  Artistic Swimming Covid-19 Guidelines

Open Water Covid-19 Guidelines


High Diving Covid-19 Guidelines



We would like to thank the members of the Task Force for their contribution, experience and time.

  • Dr. Mohamed Diop, Bureau Member
  • Dr. Mario Fernandes, Bureau Member
  • Dr. David Gerrard, SMC Vice-Chairman
  • Dr. Andy Hoepelman, TWPC Member
  • Dr. Margo Mountjoy, Bureau Member
  • Dr. Cees van den Hoogenband, SMC Chairman


FINA Back To Water Guidelines after COVID-19

Below is a guideline developed by the FINA COVID-19 Task Force on 29 July 2020 to address a safe return to aquatic sport following COVID-19. 

FINA Back To Water Guidelines after COVID-19


World Health Organisation

Following the declaration of World Health Organisation that the current COVID-19 outbreak has now reached a worldwide pandemic status, FINA advises its members, athletes and aquatic fans to maintain good hygiene and have prevention measures against COVID-19. Below documents can be used as a reference for prevention of COVID-19 and routines for workout at home.

More information can be found on WHO’s website



Prevention of Covid-19

Home Workout routines

Covid-19 - Mentally Fit




We also recommend to check below webpage for updates from IOC for Corona Virus advice to all athletes in general:




WADA understands that athletes have questions concerning antidoping in light of the ongoing COVID-19 #pandemic. Therefore, with the help of our Athlete Committee, WADA have developed a Q&A document that covers some of your most frequently asked questions :

WADA whereabouts information for athletes