FINA World Junior Swimming Championships was created in 2006.
FINA World Masters Championships was created in 1986.
FINA World Aquatics Championships was created in 1973.
FINA Synchronized Swimming World Trophy was created in 2006.
FINA Synchronized Swimming World Cup was created in 1979.
FINA (the international federation)
The following times are the world records for the 50 meter backstroke for men and women and in short course (25 meter) and long course (50 meter) pools.Men's 50m Backstroke:Long Course: 24.04 seconds by British swimmer Liam Tancock at the 2009 FINA World Aquatics Championships in Rome.Short Course: 22.61 seconds by U.S. Swimmer Peter Marshall at the 2009 FINA Swimming World Cup in Singapore.Women's 50m Backstroke:Long Course: 27.06 seconds by Chinese swimmer Zhao Jing at the 2009 FINA World Aquatics Championships in Rome.Short Course: 25.70 by Croatian swimmer Sanja JovanoviÄ‡ at the 2009 European Short Course Swimming Championships in Istanbul.
In swimming FINA stands for Federation Internationale de Natation. This group is also known as the International Swimming Federation and they administer international competitions for the sport of swimming.
If you are referring to competition pools, then your answer is Long Course Meters. This course, used in the Olympics, FINA World Championships, and US Summer Nationals, is 50 meters long. If you are referring to longest swimming competition, it's definitely open water swimming. The longest race held in the Olympics is the 25K.
FINA is associated with aquatics. The federation currently oversees competition in five aquatics sports (swimming, synchronized swimming, open water swimming, water polo and diving).
Fina is the international governing body of swimming
Fina de Calderón died in 2010.