International Swimming Federation
The “Fédération Internationale de Natation” (FINA) was founded in London July 19, 1908 during the Olympic Games in London (GBR). Eight national federations were responsible for the formation of FINA: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary and Sweden.
The states aims of the Federation were:
1. to establish unified rules for swimming, diving and water polo, applicable at Olympic Games and other international competitions;
2. to verify world records and establish an official updated world records list;
3. to manage swimming competitions at the Olympic Games.
African Swimming Confederation
African Swimming Confederation (CANA) is the African Swimming Confederation: Confédération Africaine de Natation. It is the Continental Association charged with overseeing swimming for Africa. CANA was founded in 1970, with 7 members. By 2008 it had 43 members.
The 2020 Africa Zone VI swimming championship was set to be held in February 2020, but was postponed to April 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kenya Swimming Federation
The Kenya Swimming Federation mission is to promote and develop Swimming and other aquatic sports in Kenya to internationally competitive standards.
Our objective is to guide swimmers along the competitive swimming discipline in a smooth and streamlined manner to prepare them for competitions locally and internationally.