World Aquatics has unveiled a three-stop Swimming World Cup Sequence for 2024 that may happen solely in southeast Asia. That follows a 2023 sequence that occurred solely in Europe and a 2022 sequence that had 1 cease in Europe and a pair of in North America.
- Shanghai, China, 18-20 October
- Incheon, South Korea, 24-26 October
- Singapore, 31 October – 2 November
World Aquatics appears to have settled on a compact three meet sequence for now amongst an increasingly-crowded worldwide swimming calendar. The sequence peaked at 12 stops across the turn-of-the-century and has regularly and non-linearly shrunk since.
The 2024 post-Olympic sequence can even return to its conventional quick course meters format within the buildup to the 2024 World Brief Course Swimming Championships in AQUA’s new dwelling of Budapest, Hungary. That meet will happen in December 2024, with actual dates yet-to-be confirmed.
Incheon, the host web site of the 2014 Asian Video games, is a brand new metropolis for the World Cup Sequence, although World Aquatics has visited the nation of South Korea many instances for various meets. Daejon is the one metropolis in South Korea to beforehand host a Swimming World Cup, with occasions working there in 2003-2004, 2004-2005, and 2005-2006 seasons.
Shanghai, China’s largest and the world’s third-largest metropolis by inhabitants, hosted stops in 1993, 1999-2000, 2000-2001, 2001-2002, and 2002-2003.
Singapore is the most-experienced of the three websites for World Cups. That metropolis hosted for 13 straight years from 2007 by means of 2019, however hasn’t hosted for the reason that COVID-19 pandemic canceled the 2020 season.
In attainable foreshadowing of this choice, China despatched most of its elite swimmers to the 2023 World Cup Sequence starting the week after the Asian Video games concluded. Qin Haiyang gained the boys’s sequence forward of Thomas Ceccon of Italy and Matthew Sates of South Africa, making him the primary Chinese language swimmer to ever win a World Cup sequence title.