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S/C Bids In: HK, Joint CAN & USA, UAE

Oct 18, 2012

Hong Kong, Windsor/Detroit (a Canadian/American collaboration across the Detroit River) and the United Arab Emirates (city to be confirmed), have bid to host either the 2016 or 2018 World short-course championships. FINA confirmed the names on the shortlist today, the October 15 deadline for official bids having passed.

The FINA Bureau will vote on December 11 on the eve of the world s/c event this year in Istanbul after each bidder makes a final presentation. The Bureau will name two winners, one for 2016, the other for 2018.