Barcelona hosts XV edition of the World Swimming Championships

Barcelona is a extremely sporty. There are many competitions and events are based here. And to continue this tradition, Barcelona will host the XV edition of the World Swimming Championships starting on July 19.

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The swimming championship again in the city who had taken earlier in 2003. The buildings that house the races are the emblems of the Catalan city, built mainly for the 1992 Olympic Games. Palau Sant Jordi (with an Olympic pool will be the main venue for swimming) pool of Montjuïc (to test jumps), pools Picornell (synchronized swimming), the Barcelona Swimming Club pool (water polo) and the port of Barcelona (for outdoor tests).

Mundial de natacion - Casa Tortilla Barcelona Blog

Mundial de natacion - Casa Tortilla Barcelona Blog

This edition will be played in two more runs the Shanghai World in 2011.
The races are over 68, FINA, in fact, added to the program including diving from great heights.

The official schedule includes:
from July 28 to August 4 swimming
20, 21, 24, 26 and 27 July, offshore racing;
July 20 to 28, high diving;
20-27, synchronized swimming;
Waterpolo, finally, will be held from 21 to August 3.

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This is the official web page of the competition, where you will find all the informations, events calendar and buy your tickets online.

And this is the video:

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