According to, to the signal of Julio C. Maglione, President of the International Swimming Federation (FINA), 2017 Budapest World Aquatics Championships’ website has been launched on Sunday.

At the press conference in Kazan Arena, which hosted the swimming competitions, the Uruguayan President of FINA evaluated with satisfaction the Kazan World Championship where the audience could saw 12 world records before the Sunday’s finals.

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko thanked FINA’s confidence, and he said one of the biggest sporting events of Russia’s history had been organized and they hoped they had not disappointed anyone.

Tamás Gyárfás, Hungarian Vice President of FINA said, Russia had organized the World Cup at the highest level and he hoped Hungary would able to do well likewise.

Lajos Kosa, another President of the World Cup’s organizing committee emphasized: Hungary is not an easy situation by accepting the organization of the 2017 World Championship following the withdrawal of Guadalajara, Mexico. In addition, Russia hosted a fantastic World Cup, and now they have to surpass it.

“Hungary is doing well with the organization and welcomes everyone to the event taking place in 2 years.”

After that, to the sign of Julio C. Maglione, the website of the 2017 World Championships has been launched. Lajos Kosa said, one of the special feature of the Hungarian World Cup will be the new swimming pool and the giant jumping tower, which will be organized at the Danube’s section in front of the Parliament.

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