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Encyclopedia > Federation Internationale de la Natation
Fédération Internationale de Natation
Fédération Internationale de Natation

The International Swimming Federation (French Fédération Internationale de Natation, FINA) organizes and regulates international swimming, diving, synchronized swimming, water polo and open water swimming championships. It is based in Lausanne, Switzerland. Image File history File links This work is copyrighted. ... Image File history File links This work is copyrighted. ... Swimming describes any method by which living creatures move themselves through water apart from walking on the bottom. ... This article refers to the sport of jumping into water, often acrobatically, from a distance. ... FuckAss ... It has been suggested that Ball handling skills be merged into this article or section. ... Location within Switzerland Lausanne (, ) is a city in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, situated on the shores of Lake Geneva (French: Lac Léman), and facing Évian-les-Bains (France). ...


The current President of FINA is Mustapha Larfaoui, of Algeria. Mustapha Larfaoui (born November 27, 1932) is a member of the International Olympic Committee from Algeria. ...

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List of presidents

G.W. Hearn Great Britain 1908–1924
Erik Bergvall Sweden 1924–1928
E.G. Drigny France 1928–1932
W. Binner Great Britain 1932–1936
H.E. Fern Great Britain 1936–1948 (*)
Rene de Raeve Belgium 1948–1952
M.L. Negri Argentina 1952–1956
Jan de Vries Netherlands 1956–1960
R.M. Ritter USA 1960–1964
W. Berge Phillips Australia 1964–1968
Javier Ostos Mexico 1968–1972
Dr. Harold Henning USA 1972–1976
Javier Ostos (2) Mexico 1976–1980
Ante Lambasa Yugoslavia 1980–1984
Robert Helmick USA 1984–1988
Mustapha Larfaoui Algeria 1988–2009

s Jan de Vries (born 1890 in Amsterdam, died 1964 in Utrecht) was a Dutch scholar of Germanic linguistics and Germanic mythology, ordinarius 1926 to 1945 at Leiden University. ... Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija in all south Slavic languages, in Cyrillic Југославија) is a term used for three separate but successive political entities that existed during most of the 20th century on the Balkan Peninsula in Europe. ... Mustapha Larfaoui (born November 27, 1932) is a member of the International Olympic Committee from Algeria. ...


Championships

FINA holds them both biannually. FINA World Championships or World Aquatics Championships are held every two years. ... FINA World Swimming Championships are held every two years in a 25m swimming pool. ...


See also

Ligue Européenne de Natation is the European governing body of swimming. ... USA Swimming is the National Governing Body of competitive swimming in the United States. ...

External links

  • Official FINA web page
  • FINA Coverage powered by Community-online.com


World Championships in Aquatics
Diving, Swimming (open water/pool), Synchronised swimming & Water polo
Long Course World Championships (50 m)
1973 | 1975 | 1978 | 1982 | 1986 | 1991 | 1994 | 1998 | 2001 | 2003 | 2005 | 2007 | 2009
Short Course World Championships (25 m)
1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999 | 2000 | 2002 | 2004 | 2006 | 2008

 
 

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