Fukuoka to host 2021 aquatics worlds, Doha chosen for 2023

From left, President of International Swimming Federation, FINA, Julio Maglione, President of the Japanese Swimming Federation Tsuyoshi Aoki and Mayor of Fukuoka, Japan, Soichiro Takashima shake hands after Fukuoka was announced to host the 2021 FINA world aquatics championships during a meeting of FINA leaders in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. (Attila Kovacs/MTI via AP)BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The International Swimming Federation on Sunday named Fukuoka, Japan, to host the 2021 world aquatics championships, while Doha, the capital of Qatar, was chosen to host the event in 2023.


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