Hangzhou to host swimming championships
Updated: 2014-12-02 19:03
By Yan Yiqi in Hangzhou(chinadaily.com.cn)
Hangzhou, capital city of East China's Zhejiang province, is to host the 2018 FINA Short-Course Swimming World Championships.
The announcement was made in Doha by FINA officials on Tuesday. The 12th FINA World Swimming Championships（25m） will be held in Doha from Dec 3 to 7.
Zhao Rongfu, director at Hangzhou Sports Bureau, said that the successful bid of the championships will help the city to get prepared to host other international sports events.