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]

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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

YearDateEditionLocationNationsEvents (men/women/mixed)Winner of the medal tableSecond in the medal tableThird in the medal table
1993December 2 5 1 Flag of Spain.svg Palma de Mallorca, Spain 4616 / 16 / 0Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
1995November 30 December 3 2 Flag of Brazil.svg Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 5716 / 16 / 0Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
1997April 17 20 3 Flag of Sweden.svg Gothenburg, Sweden 7116 / 16 / 0Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
1999April 1 4 4 Flag of Hong Kong.svg Hong Kong, China 6120 / 20 / 0Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
2000March 16 19 5 Flag of Greece.svg Athens, Greece 7820 / 20 / 0Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
2002April 3 7 6 Flag of Russia.svg Moscow, Russia 9220 / 20 / 0Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
2004October 7 11 7 Flag of the United States.svg Indianapolis, USA 9420 / 20 / 0Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
2006April 5 9 8 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Shanghai, China 11720 / 20 / 0Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
2008April 9 13 9 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Manchester, Great Britain 11620 / 20 / 0Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
2010December 15 19 10 Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg Dubai, UAE 15320 / 20 / 0Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
2012December 12 16 11 Flag of Turkey.svg Istanbul, Turkey 16220 / 20 / 0Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
2014December 3 7 12 Flag of Qatar.svg Doha, Qatar 17422 / 22 / 2Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
2016December 6 11 13 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Windsor, Canada 17222 / 22 / 2Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
2018December 11 16 14 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Hangzhou, China 17522 / 22 / 2Flag of the United States.svg  United States Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary

Future championships

YearDateEditionLocation
202113-18 December 15 Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg Abu Dhabi, UAE
2022TBD 16 TBA
2024TBD 17 Flag of Hungary.svg 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
1Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)11710583305
2Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia  (AUS)798973241
3Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)424138121
4Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)302844102
5Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden  (SWE)28201866
6Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil  (BRA)2292152
7Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)214240103
8Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)21241964
9Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary  (HUN)21111042
10Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa  (RSA)2016642
11Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)19262469
12Flag of Japan.svg  Japan  (JPN)17142657
13Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)15121340
14Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark  (DEN)1051631
15Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP)94821
16Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)78823
17Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia  (SVK)75517
18Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)6261951
19Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)6171639
20Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba  (CUB)6129
21Flag of Finland.svg  Finland  (FIN)55414
22Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania  (LTU)54110
23Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia  (CRO)5139
24Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)44210
25Flag of Venezuela.svg  Venezuela  (VEN)4217
26Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe  (ZIM)4015
27Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica  (CRC)4004
28Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)371424
29Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia  (SLO)37313
30Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand  (NZL)35412
31Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea  (KOR)3205
32Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus  (BLR)2237
Flag of Tunisia.svg  Tunisia  (TUN)2237
34Flag of Austria.svg  Austria  (AUT)1629
35Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina  (ARG)1225
36Flag of Norway.svg  Norway  (NOR)1135
37Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan  (KAZ)1034
38Flag of Romania.svg  Romania  (ROU)0336
39Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  (CZE)0213
40Flag of Algeria.svg  Algeria  (ALG)0112
41Flag of Moldova.svg  Moldova  (MDA)0101
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal  (POR)0101
43Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland  (SUI)0044
44Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)0022
Flag of Israel.svg  Israel  (ISR)0022
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago  (TRI)0022
47Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas  (BAH)0011
Flag of the Faroe Islands.svg  Faroe Islands  (FRO)0011
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece  (GRE)0011
Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland  (IRE)0011
Flag of Puerto Rico.svg  Puerto Rico  (PUR)0011
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia  (SRB)0011
Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey  (TUR)0011
Totals (53 nations)5545615601675

See also

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