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15th FINA World Swimming Championships in Barcelona

15th FINA World Swimming Championships in Barcelona
Passeig Olímpic, s/n
Jul 19 - Aug 04

From 19th July to 4th August 2013 Barcelona hosted the 15th World Swimming Championships.

Winning countries with the most medals were

  • 1st Place — United States — 34 Medals
    • 15 Gold
    • 10 Silver
    • 9 Bronze
  • 2nd Place — China — 26 Medals
    • 14 Gold
    • 8 Silver
    • 5 Bronze
  • 3rd Place — Russia — 19 Medals
    • 9 Gold
    • 6 Silver
    • 4 Bronze

The venues of the championships

  • Palau Sant Jordi - Swimming, Synchronised Swimming and Waterpolo Finals
  • Piscina Municipal de Montjuïc - Diving
  • Port Vell - Open water swimming and Diving from high heights
  • Piscinas Bernat Picornell - Waterpolo

During these weeks, thousands of sportsmen and women gathered from different countries and cultures. Barcelona became the capital of the competitive swimming world.

Medals were distributed in the following disciplines

  • Swimming (40 gold medals)
  • Open water swimming (7 gold medals)
  • Synchronised swimming (7 gold medals)
  • Diving (10 gold medals)
  • High diving (2 gold medals)
  • Waterpolo (2 gold medals)


  • When was it?: 19th July - 4th August
  • Where?: Palau Sant Jordi, Piscina Municipal de Montjuïc, Port Vell, Piscinas Bernat Picornell
  • Price: The price depends on the seat, date, on the round, and event.

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