How To Watch the 2023 World Junior Swimming Championships in Netanya, Israel

2023 World Junior Swimming Championships

World Aquatics has announced the list of global broadcasters for the upcoming World Junior Swimming Championships in Netanya, Israel.

The event will only be featured on a select number of television channels:

Television List

  • Israel: Channel 5
  • Japan: TV Asahi 
  • China & Macau: CMG/CCTV5
  • Republic of Korea: CJ Media 8 (Finals only)
  • Hong Kong: I-Cable (Finals only)
  • Malaysia: Astro
  • Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela: DirecTV


World Aquatics will stream the meet via the Recast service, which became the organization’s streaming partner after the FINAtv project was shut down in April 2021.

The streaming comes with a cost, though. Access to the World Aquatics channel for 1 day costs 100 credits, which can be bought for 1 pence each, about 1.27 US cents. A 7-day pass to the World Aquatics channel can be had for 300 credits, or about USD$3.81.

Session Start Times

City Prelims Start Finals Start
Los Angeles 0:00 (Midnight) 8:00
New York 3:00 11:00
London 8:00 16:00
Netanya (Local) 10:00 18:00
Tokyo 16:00
Midnight (next day)
Sydney 17:00 1:00 (next day)

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23 days ago

there is no yt livestream?

24 days ago

For those of you who’d like to watch on VOD (for free), here’s a link to the official World Aquatic webcast on Recast:

25 days ago

Start times for heats look to be 30 minutes earlier than listed here.

26 days ago

The WA web page listing broadcasters has been updated to include which countries can watch on YouTube including Australia, USA and Canada among others. There are updates for other countries as well.

26 days ago
Hopefully this link works. Swimming Australia posted the link today

27 days ago

yea Leah!

27 days ago

I’m excited to watch the sprint free Palestine on the women’s side. For the men, the distance free Palestine events should be very competitive. And on both sides, the free Palestine relays should be entertaining!!

I suck
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26 days ago


Reply to  Norman
26 days ago

Show me where Palestine is on the map. Last time I checked it borders with Narnia and Westeros

27 days ago

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