FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m)

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The FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) [1] or "Short Course Worlds" as they are sometimes known, [2] [3] [4] is an international swimming competition. It is swum in a short course (25m) pool, and has been held in the years when FINA has not held its main World Championships (currently this means in even years). [5] [6]

Contents

Unlike the FINA World Aquatics Championships, this championship is swimming-only (the World Championships feature all 5 Aquatics disciplines), and is contested in a short course, 25-meter pool (rather than a long course, 50-meter pool).

Championships

YearDateEditionLocationNationsAthletesEventsEvents detailsWinner of the medal tableSecond of the medal tableThird of the medal table
1993December 2 5 1 Spain Palma de Mallorca, Spain 463133216 (m), 16 (f)  China   United States   Australia
1995November 30 December 3 2 Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 573503216 (m), 16 (f)  Australia   China   Brazil
1997April 17 20 3 Sweden Gothenburg, Sweden 715013216 (m), 16 (f)  Australia   China   Sweden
1999April 1 4 4 Hong Kong Hong Kong, China 615164020 (m), 20 (f)  Australia   Japan   Great Britain
2000March 16 19 5 Greece Athens, Greece 785634020 (m), 20 (f)  United States   Sweden   Germany
2002April 3 7 6 Russia Moscow, Russia 925994020 (m), 20 (f)  Australia   United States   Sweden
2004October 7 11 7 United States Indianapolis, USA 945024020 (m), 20 (f)  United States   Australia   Great Britain
2006April 5 9 8 China Shanghai, China 1175784020 (m), 20 (f)  Australia   United States   China
2008April 9 13 9 United Kingdom Manchester, Great Britain 1166074020 (m), 20 (f)  United States   Australia   Netherlands
2010December 15 19 10 United Arab Emirates Dubai, UAE 1537804020 (m), 20 (f)  United States   Russia   Spain
2012December 12 16 11 Turkey Istanbul, Turkey 1629584020 (m), 20 (f)  United States   China   Hungary
2014December 3 7 12 Qatar Doha, Qatar 1749684622 (m), 22 (f), 2 (mixed)  Brazil   Hungary   Netherlands
2016December 6 11 13 Canada Windsor, Canada 1724622 (m), 22 (f), 2 (mixed)  United States   Hungary   Russia
2018December 11 16 14 China Hangzhou, China   United States   Russia   Hungary
2020TBD 15 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, UAE
2022TBD 16 Russia Kazan, Russia
2024TBD 17 Hungary Budapest, Hungary

Events

There are men's and women's events in all four strokes, the individual medley, as well as in relays. There are also two mixed relays.

Men's events

Edition 1993 1995 1997 1999 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016
Freestyle50 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
100 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
200 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
400 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
1500 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Backstroke50 m X X X X X X X X X X
100 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
200 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Breaststroke50 m X X X X X X X X X X
100 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
200 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Butterfly50 m X X X X X X X X X X
100 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
200 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Individual
medley
100 m X X X X X X X X X X
200 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
400 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Freestyle relays4×50 m X X
4×100 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
4×200 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Medley relays4×50 m X X
4×100 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Number of events16161620202020202020202222

Women's events

Edition 1993 1995 1997 1999 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016
Freestyle50 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
100 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
200 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
400 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
800 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Backstroke50 m X X X X X X X X X X
100 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
200 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Breaststroke50 m X X X X X X X X X X
100 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
200 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Butterfly50 m X X X X X X X X X X
100 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
200 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Individual
medley
100 m X X X X X X X X X X
200 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
400 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Freestyle relays4×50 m X X
4×100 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
4×200 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Medley relays4×50 m X X
4×100 m X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Number of events16161620202020202020202222

Mixed events

Edition 2014 2016 2018
Relays4×50 m freestyle X X X
4×50 m medley X X X
Number of events222

Medal table

Updated after the 2018 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m):

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States  (USA)11710583305
2  Australia  (AUS)798973241
3  China  (CHN)424138121
4  Russia  (RUS)302844102
5  Sweden  (SWE)28201866
6  Brazil  (BRA)2292152
7  Great Britain  (GBR)214240103
8  Netherlands  (NED)21241964
9  Hungary  (HUN)21111042
10  South Africa  (RSA)2016642
11  Germany  (GER)19262469
12  Japan  (JPN)17142657
13  Ukraine  (UKR)15121340
14  Denmark  (DEN)1051631
15  Spain  (ESP)94821
16  France  (FRA)78823
17  Slovakia  (SVK)75517
18  Italy  (ITA)6261951
19  Canada  (CAN)6171639
20  Cuba  (CUB)6129
21  Finland  (FIN)55414
22  Lithuania  (LTU)54110
23  Croatia  (CRO)5139
24  Jamaica  (JAM)44210
25  Venezuela  (VEN)4217
26  Zimbabwe  (ZIM)4015
27  Costa Rica  (CRC)4004
28  Poland  (POL)371424
29  Slovenia  (SLO)37313
30  New Zealand  (NZL)35412
31  South Korea  (KOR)3205
32  Belarus  (BLR)2237
  Tunisia  (TUN)2237
34  Austria  (AUT)1629
35  Argentina  (ARG)1225
36  Norway  (NOR)1135
37  Kazakhstan  (KAZ)1034
38  Romania  (ROU)0336
39  Czech Republic  (CZE)0213
40  Algeria  (ALG)0112
41  Moldova  (MDA)0101
  Portugal  (POR)0101
43   Switzerland  (SUI)0044
44  Belgium  (BEL)0022
  Israel  (ISR)0022
  Trinidad and Tobago  (TRI)0022
47  Bahamas  (BAH)0011
  Faroe Islands  (FRO)0011
  Greece  (GRE)0011
  Ireland  (IRE)0011
  Puerto Rico  (PUR)0011
  Serbia  (SRB)0011
  Turkey  (TUR)0011
Totals (53 nations)5545615601675

See also

References

  1. "FINA World Swimming Championships (25m)". FINA. March 7, 2012. Archived from the original on March 9, 2012. Retrieved March 7, 2012.
  2. "5 more world records set at short-course worlds". Yahoo. 2014-12-05. Archived from the original on 2014-12-07. Retrieved 2014-12-07.
  3. "Ryan Lochte takes two medals at short course worlds". USA Today. 2014-12-03. Retrieved 2014-12-07.
  4. "Records fall at short-course worlds". ESPN. 2014-12-04. Archived from the original on 2014-12-07. Retrieved 2014-12-07.
  5. "Men's Events". Medallists & Statistics Special FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) (PDF). HistoFINA (Technical report). III. FINA. 2006. pp. 15–52. Archived from the original (PDF 0.3 MB) on April 27, 2015. Retrieved 2012-03-07.
  6. "Women's Events". Medallists & Statistics Special FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) (PDF). HistoFINA (Technical report). III. FINA. 2006. pp. 53–87. Archived from the original (PDF 0.4 MB) on April 27, 2015. Retrieved 2012-03-07.