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Shanghai ready to host 14th Fina Swimming World Championships

02-16-2011 11:05 BJT

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The 14th Fina Swimming World Championships will be held in Shanghai from July 16th to 31st, 2011 and the city is pulling out all stops ahead of the event.

The Championships will take place in two locations in Shanghai, with the main site being the Eastern Sports Center on the bank of the Huangpu River.

A block of stadiums have been newly built for the events.

In previous history, swimming, diving and synchronized swimming events were usually held in the same stadium, but the events for this edition of the championship are scattered over four stadiums.

The main swimming venue in the largest of the new stadiums allows a capacity audience of 15,000.

The Shanghai organizers hope to provide a unique experience as they host the World Championships that spectators and athletes alike will not soon forget.

The Championships will take place in two locations in Shanghai,
with the main site being the Eastern Sports Center on the bank
of the Huangpu River.

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV.CN

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