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International Swimming
Federation
Fédération Internationale de Natation
(FINA)
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Sport
JurisdictionInternational
Founded19 July 1908; 112 years ago (1908-07-19)
AffiliationAssociation of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF)
HeadquartersLausanne, Switzerland
PresidentJulio Maglione
Official website
www.fina.org
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FINA (French: Fédération internationale de natation, English: International Swimming Federation[a], German: Internationaler Schwimmverband, Spanish: Federación Internacional de Natación) is the international federation recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)[1] for administering international competition in water sports. It is one of several international federations which administer a given sport or discipline for the IOC and international community. It is based in Lausanne, Switzerland.

FINA currently oversees competition in six aquatics sports: swimming, diving, high diving, artistic swimming,[2][3] water polo, and open water swimming.[4] FINA also oversees "Masters" competition (for adults) in its disciplines.[4]

On 24 July 2009, Julio Maglione of Uruguay was elected FINA President.[5]