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FINA World Swimming Championships

09 Apr 2015
  • FINA World Swimming Championships - Picture 1

Back in 2008, Manchester Arena hosted the 9th FINA Swimming World Championships, which ran from 9th - 13th April. 

The 25m pool was installed specially, transforming the Arena for the five day event.  

17 new world records were made in 2008, as well as several European and Championship records. 

The United States topped the medal table with 10 gold medals, but Great Britain took home the most medals overall. 

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Watch This

The team from the Netherlands won gold and achieved a new world record for the Women's 4 x 100m freestyle relay.
?Check them out in this video.