World Aquatics Announces the Schedule for the 2024 World Aquatics Championships

World Aquatics has announced the schedule for the 2024 World Aquatics Championships in Doha, Qatar. 

The competition will run from February 2, 2024 until February 18, 2024 and will feature 6 different aquatic disciplines: swimming, diving, water polo, artistic swimming, open water swimming, and high diving. 

Competition will kick-off February 2 with the preliminary rounds of diving and artistic swimming, with both disciplines wrapping-up their event schedule on February 10. The open water swimming events are also set to take place during this time, running from February 3 until February 8, with water polo kicking-off on February 4. High diving will run from February 12-14, simultaneously occurring with the swimming events. 

Following the traditional championship format, the swimming events will wrap-up the competition schedule, immediately following the conclusion of the diving and artistic swimming events, over an 8-day span from February 11 until February 18. The full schedule of the swimming events can be found here. 

2024 World Aquatics Championships – Event Schedule: 

  • February 2-10, 2024 – Diving
  • February 2-10, 2024 – Artistic Swimming
  • February 3-8, 2024 – Open Water Swimming
  • February 4-17, 2024 – Water Polo
  • February 12-14 – High Diving 
  • February 10-18 – Swimming

Notably, this Championships will serve as a qualifying opportunity for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, which are set to kick-off in July.

This edition of the World Aquatics Championships was originally set to occur in November 2023, but was delayed due to the fact that the 2021 edition of the Championships was pushed back from 2021 to July 2023. Due to this delay, the number of swimmers who actually intend on attending these Championships is still up in the air, as many have expressed concern with the meet’s proximity to the Olympic Games next summer.


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2 months ago

On a personal note, I do not like when the Open Water events are before the pool events, I think that hurts the pool distance events.

ct swim fan
2 months ago

When are the American trials to get into this meet?

2 months ago

Doha Budapest Abu-Dhabi Budapest Budapest China Dubai Budapest, sometimes Barcelona or Rome

2 months ago

Same year as the Olympics?

Nobody is going lmaooo

Bo Swims
Reply to  yuy1
2 months ago

Tell that to GB men’s 4×100 FR

2 months ago

You know something has gone wrong when you feel sympathy for those who are to become world champions next year – No matter what they do their titles will feel somewhat devalued. Obviously, it won’t matter to them, but it just feels a little surreal.

Philip Johnson
Reply to  Dee
2 months ago

People on these very boards will diminish them and say they don’t count.

Reply to  Philip Johnson
2 months ago

Yep, we sure will….with much justification.

Fukuoka Gold
2 months ago

Hot take:

Doha worlds quality will be much worse than Fukuoka

2 months ago

the pool swimming schedule looks mostly the same as the last couple LC WC, except they moved the men’s 400 IM to last day

2 months ago

The least prestigious world championships of our lifetimes

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