Since 1988, the FINA Swimming World Cup enables the athletes from all around the world to compete in long or short course pools. The Swimming World Cup includes a series of consecutive meets, in which every swimmer has the opportunity to participate and claim the prize money. 

FINA Swimming World Cup 2021 will be composed of four legs spread throughout October in attractive European and Middle-Eastern locations. All four stops of the 2021 World Cup will be competed in 25m-pools and are qualifying events for the postponed 15th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) to be held in Abu Dhabi (UAE) from December 16-21, 2021.

The Swimming World Cup 2021 has a new scoring system to assign point and the related prize money. 


SWC 2021 Summons COVID-19 Guidelines

A sum of US$ 224'000 to the top 20 athletes of each stage as Meet Prize Money will be available, and a total of US$ 556'000 will be given to the top 10 athletes at the end of the series based on the overall ranking. The total prize money dedicated to the SWC 2021 represents US$ 1'452'000. For schedules and other important documents please click on the respective event legs in the overview section