2019 World Aquatics Championship ends in Gwangju

curtain came down on the 18th FINA World
Swimming Championships in Korea’s south-western city of Gwangju on Sunday
night after more than two weeks of intense competition conn-young who has a
wrap-up of all the action with the record-setting participation of 7,500
athletes from 194 countries the 18th FINA World Swimming Championships came
to an end in gwangju on sunday night under the slogan dive into peace the 17
day global aquatics competition saw ten World Records smashed
beginning with Britain’s Adam pd’s fifty six point eight eight seconds in the
men’s 100-meter breaststroke and ending with Team USA’s three minutes fifty
point four o seconds in the woman’s 4 by 100 meter medley relay the championships
is widely recognized as one of the world’s top five mega sporting events
along with the summer and winter olympics the FIFA World Cup and the
International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships by
hosting the swimming championships South Korea becomes just the fourth country in
the world to have hosted all five major sporting competitions after Germany
Italy and Japan in the closing press conference on Sunday the head of the
organizing committee Young Saab who doubles as kwang soo’s mayor thanked
FINA officials the athletes media personnel and the fans for making the
event such a success speaking on behalf of the world swimming governing body
FINA president julio Magglio ness said the competition venues and facilities
were excellent the athletes and media villas first class and the overall
management of the competition meant the athletes go home with memories that will
live with them forever luckily only added the FINA family appreciated the
superb Hospital of the Korean people and the kindness of Kwang soos residents the
next World Aquatics Championships will take place in Japan’s Fukuoka in 2021
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