FINA is pleased to announce that media accreditation is now open for all interested national and international media interested in attending the two North American legs – Toronto (CAN) and Indianapolis (USA) – for the FINA Swimming World Cup 2022.
Held over three tour stops, the FINA Swimming World Cup 2022 will get underway in Berlin (GER) from 21-23 October, before heading to North American for action in Toronto (CAN) from 28-30 October and conclude three consecutive weeks of world class competition in Indianapolis (USA) from 3-5 November.
Media accreditation for the Berlin (GER) part of the FINA Swimming World Cup 2022 will open in the coming weeks.
The competition will welcome over 1,000 of the world’s best swimmers from more than 60 countries, who will compete for USD $224,000 prize money awarded at each city to the top 20 male and female athletes respectively. A total of USD $262,000 will also be awarded to the top eight men and women athletes, based on their overall ranking. Moreover, in addition to World Record bonus prize money of USD $10,000, athletes who win the same event in all three cities of the series will win a “Crown” and receive additional prize money of USD $10,000 for each Crown.
The FINA Swimming World Cup 2021 saw four World Junior Records set, three by Matthew Sates of South Africa, and USA in the Mixed 4x50m Medley Relay. Kyle Chalmers also set the Men’s 100m Freestyle World Record. Matthew Sates and Emma McKeon are the reigning FINA Swimming World Cup overall winners.