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Sponsors announced for Qatar’s Swimming World Cup leg as 2020 calendar confirmed

Abdelrahman Mohamed of Qatar competes in the Men's 1500m Freestyle race during day two of the FINA Swimming World Cup Budapest (Photo by Oliver Hardt/Getty Images)

The Qatar Swimming Association (QSA) has revealed details of the sponsors that will support Doha’s leg of the Fina Swimming World Cup next month.

Doha’s Hamad Aquatic Centre will host the event from November 7-9, with the QSA to organise the meet for the eighth consecutive year.

Omega will serve as the official timekeeper, while pharmaceuticals company Hisamitsu, Chinese beverage company Nongfu Spring and swimwear brand Speedo will support the event as Fina Series sponsors.

Al Kass Sports Channels has extended its partnership with the QSA and will serve as the presenting sponsor. The broadcasters will provide live coverage of all the action during the three-day event.

Qatar National Bank and orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital Aspetar will be the national sponsors of the event, while CSM Live, Oxygen Events, Q-Tickets, Jouf, Holiday Villa and Qatar National Convention Centre will be national suppliers.

Doha is the last stop of the 2019 Fina Swimming World Cup and the dates for the 2020 series were announced yesterday (Tuesday). The six-day season will begin in Singapore (September 4-6) before events in Jinan, China from September 10-12; Kazan, Russia from October 2-4; Doha from October 8-10; Berlin, Germany from October 23-25 and Budapest, Hungary from October 30 to November 1.

Tokyo is the only city on the 2019 calendar not included for next year. The 2020 season will begin shortly after the conclusion of the Olympic Games in the Japanese capital.