Official dates have been set for the 2017 FINA World Masters Championships, which will be taking place from August 7th to August 20th, 2017. The event will be held in Budapest, Hungary, which is also the site of the 2017 FINA World Championships.
Masters athletes from a number of aquatic sports will be representng their respective countries at the meet, including swimmers, divers, water polo players, open water swimmers, and synchronized swimmers. You can view the fullevent schedule for all sports at the meet by clicking here.
FINA executives have given good reviews following inspections of the facilities in Budapest. In late October, they met with Budapest 2017 organizing committee members to inspect the the Palace of Pools, which will serve as the primarity competition facility. Athletes in the swimming, synchro swimming, diving, and water polo events will be competing in the faciity, which includes an indoor Olympic-sized competition pool, indoor warm up pool, and outdoor Olympic-sized pool.
SwimSwam’s Loretta Race earlier reported that the building is also touted as being a “green project”, using solar energy, geothermal heat and thermal water, all with the goal of conserving energy consumption.