Azerbaijani swimmer wins license for competing in world championship

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Baku, Azerbaijan, May 16

By Elchin Mehdiyev - Trend:

Azerbaijani swimmer won a license for competing at the World Aquatics Championships, Azerbaijan's Water Sports Federation told Trend on May 16.

Azerbaijani swimming team member, Boris Kirillov won the license for the 2015 World Aquatics Championships.

The 16th FINA World Championships will be held in Kazan, Russia from 24 July to 9 August 2015.

The World Aquatics Championships (FINA World Championships) are the world championships for such aquatics sports as swimming, open water swimming, diving and high diving, synchronized swimming, and water polo.

The championships are held by Federation Internationale de Natation (FINA - International Swimming Federation), and all swimming events are contested in a long course (50-meter) pool.

Azerbaijani athletes previously took part in the 2013 World Aquatics Championships.

They competed in diving and swimming events held within the championships in Barcelona, Spain.

Translated by E.A.

Edited by S.I.

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