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Fukuoka’s Fina World Championships set to move back to 2023

Team Japan reacts after setting a new world record in the women's 4x100m medley relay final during the Gwangju 2019 Fina World Championships (by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Fukuoka’s staging of the Fina World Championships has been postponed once again by the global governing body of aquatic sports amid ongoing concern over the Covid-19 situation in Japan.

The Championships, originally due to take place from July 16 to August 1 last year, were one of the first major victims of the raft of major events rescheduled following the outbreak of the global pandemic.

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