FINA Bureau Member Dr. Mohamed Diop said: “We’ve come to the end of a memorable FINA World Masters Championships in Kazan that have become one of the brightest pages in the FINA history. The entire world saw how beautiful and remarkable aquatic sports are.

Closing Ceremony in the FINA Water Park, Kazan

We would like to thank all athletes and technical officials that arrived in Kazan from all parts of the world and made everything possible to ensure that all competitions were held in compliance with the rules of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) and Fair Play. Here in Kazan, we all felt like we were at home due to a high quality of venues, extraordinary organisation and incredible hospitality. We will never forget these World Championships,

The ceremony wrapped up with a spectacular firework display. The festivities continued with an open air party featuring some popular DJ sets.