Singapore will once again shine on the global stage as it welcomes elite aquatic athletes for the World Aquatics Championships in 2025. This prestigious event will see the island nation and dynamic city-state in Southeast Asia become a hub of aquatic sports excellence.

After extensive consultation with athletes, teams, broadcasters, and key stakeholders, World Aquatics and the Singapore 2025 Organising Committee have finalised the competition dates for each sport:

  • Water Polo: 11-24 July 2025
  • Open Water Swimming: 15-20 July 2025
  • Artistic Swimming: 18-25 July 2025
  • High Diving: 25-27 July 2025
  • Diving: 26 July – 3 August 2025
  • Swimming: 27 July – 3 August 2025

The 22nd edition of the World Aquatics Championships is set to welcome over 2,500 athletes from 210 national member federations. Exhilarating event action will primarily take place at the iconic Singapore Sports Hub. Detailed venue information will be disclosed at the “One Year to Go” media event on 12 July 2024, marking the start of the official countdown to this world-class event.

Image Source: Aerial view of the Singapore Sports Hub (Singapore Tourism Board)

World Aquatics President Husain Al-Musallam underscored the significance of unveiling the competition schedule, emphasising how it provides clarity for athletes and nations as they prepare for the championships.

“We are thrilled to announce the competition schedule for the World Aquatics Championships – Singapore 2025,” President Al-Musallam stated. “This announcement marks a crucial milestone in our journey to deliver a premier event that enables our athletes to compete at their highest level and ignites inspiration among the future stars of aquatic sports. With our dedicated local organisers in Singapore, we are meticulously preparing to create an exceptional environment where athletic excellence can flourish.”

Mark Chay, President of Singapore Aquatics and co-chair of the Singapore 2025 Organising Committee, noted the excitement surrounding the revealing of the competition schedule for the highly anticipated World Aquatics Championships.

“The Singapore 2025 Organising Committee has been working tirelessly to plan an extraordinary experience that captures the dynamism and vibrancy of Singapore. With the unveiling of the competition schedule, we invite fans from the global aquatics community to book their calendars and get ready to witness the very best athletes perform here. Immerse in the pulsating energy of the Championships, and get ready to make a splash with us in Singapore. We cannot wait to welcome everyone to the Lion City.”