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Doha Makes History by Hosting World Aquatics Championships 2024 in Feb

  • Publish date: Saturday، 27 January 2024
Doha Makes History by Hosting World Aquatics Championships 2024 in Feb

Excitement is building as Doha gears up to host the World Aquatics Championships for the first time, welcoming elite athletes from around the globe to compete in various water sports. The World Aquatics Championships – Doha 2024 is set to take place from February 2nd until February 18th, showcasing the prowess of around 2,600 athletes representing 190 nations.

Having successfully hosted multiple World Aquatics events in recent years, Qatar is ready to make a splash on the international stage with this major sporting spectacle. The World Aquatics Championships, organized by the World Aquatics since 1973, encompasses six aquatic sports: swimming, diving, water polo, artistic swimming, open water swimming, and high diving.

The Opening Ceremony at the Aspire Dome promises to set the stage for an unforgettable experience. With captivating performances, the ceremony will be a prelude to the intense competitions that follow. Note that a venue ticket will be required for attendance at the opening ceremony.

The Aspire Dome will host the Artistic Swimming competitions, showcasing the refined athletic skills required for this aquatic event. Athletes, many of whom perform underwater, demonstrate their mastery in skills while choreographing routines to music.

Meanwhile, the Hamad Aquatic Centre will be the stage for diving events, featuring springboard, platform, team, and synchronized competitions. Keep an eye on Wang Zongyuan, the Chinese men's diving team standout and World Aquatics Championships history-maker, a four-time World Champion and Olympic synchro champion.

The event will feature more aquatic events, including High Diving, where athletes display power and aerial prowess; Water Polo, featuring intense battles for goals; Swimming, with men and women competing in 46 medal events across various strokes and relays; and Open Water Swimming, challenging athletes to navigate long distances in natural bodies of water, from open oceans to rivers and lakes, with races spanning 5km to 10km.

Adding to the festivities, the Aqua Market will offer a diverse range of activities and shows for fans of all ages. The market includes a cultural area, a food court, a gift shop, a kid's zone, and various entertainment activities, creating a vibrant atmosphere for attendees.

As Doha takes center stage in hosting the World Aquatics Championships 2024, spectators can anticipate a celebration of aquatic excellence, cultural richness, and family-friendly entertainment. Stay tuned for updates and highlights as the championship unfolds, making waves in the heart of Qatar.