Where: Doha, Qatar
When: December 03 - 07, 2014
More: The Short Course Worlds were inaugurated in 1993, as a recognition of the strong standards short course swimming had made in competitive attention, and has grown to attract over 150 participating countries and more than 800 swimmers (2012 edition numbers). Short Course (25 meter-length pools) is traditionally the winter training ground for long course (50 meters, Olympic-standard), and thus provides competitive opportunities for swimmers throughout the year.
Fun Fact: The mascot for D2014 is a seahorse, symbolizing 'strength, power, and luck'.