World Aquatics Championships

Sport Multiple sports
Competition Category World Championships
Years 1973—2019
Editions 18
Competitors 11526
Countries 210

Editions

Year Host City Country Held Events Competitors Countries
1973 Beograd YUG 31 August – 9 September 1973 34 636 44
1975 Cali COL 19 – 27 July 1975 34 607 37
1978 West-Berlin GER 20 – 28 August 1978 34 695 47
1982 Guayaquil ECU 29 July – 8 August 1982 34 690 52
1986 Madrid ESP 13 – 23 August 1986 38 948 60
1991 Perth AUS 3 – 13 January 1991 51 962 58
1994 Roma ITA 1 – 11 September 1994 41 776 97
1998 Perth AUS 8 – 17 January 1998 48 802 116
2001 Fukuoka JPN 16 – 29 July 2001 56 906 133
2003 Barcelona ESP 12 – 27 July 2003 56 1307 157
2005 Montréal CAN 16 – 31 July 2005 59 1153 142
2007 Melbourne AUS 18 March – 1 April 2007 56 1454 166
2009 Roma ITA 17 July – 2 August 2009 56 1770 172
2011 Shanghai CHN 16 – 31 July 2011 57 1391 177
2013 Barcelona ESP 19 July – 4 August 2013 59 1430 176
2015 Kazan RUS 24 July – 9 August 2015 64 1636 184
2017 Budapest HUN 14 – 30 July 2017 64 1501 177
2019 Gwangju KOR 12 – 28 July 2019 64 1649 192

Medal table

Pos Country 🥇 Gold 🥈 Silver 🥉 Bronze Total
1 United States USA 250 196 144 590
2 China CHN 144 79 68 291
3 Australia AUS 91 95 74 260
4 East Germany GDR 51 44 27 122
5 Russia RUS 46 69 55 170
6 Germany GER 44 65 76 185
7 Hungary HUN 34 24 31 89
8 Italy ITA 31 32 55 118
9 Great Britain GBR 29 23 45 97
10 France FRA 23 24 25 72
11 Netherlands NED 17 32 29 78
12 Soviet Union URS 16 28 28 72
13 Sweden SWE 15 18 17 50
14 Brazil BRA 15 14 15 44
15 Canada CAN 14 35 44 93
16 South Africa RSA 12 6 15 33
17 Japan JPN 10 25 37 72
18 Ukraine UKR 9 10 11 30
19 Poland POL 6 9 8 23
20 Spain ESP 5 9 7 21
21 Denmark DEN 4 8 8 20
22 Zimbabwe ZIM 4 5 0 9
23 Greece GRE 3 5 3 11
24 Finland FIN 3 2 2 7
25 Tunisia TUN 2 2 4 8
26 Romania ROU 2 1 7 10
27 Belarus BLR 2 1 3 6
= Yugoslavia YUG 2 1 3 6
29 Serbia SRB 2 1 0 3
30 South Korea KOR 2 0 2 4
31 Mexico MEX 1 8 13 22
32 Switzerland SUI 1 5 1 7
33 Lithuania LTU 1 2 2 5
34 Norway NOR 1 2 1 4
35 Bulgaria BUL 1 1 4 6
= Malaysia MAS 1 1 4 6
37 Belgium BEL 1 1 2 4
= Costa Rica CRC 1 1 2 4
= North Korea PRK 1 1 2 4
40 Colombia COL 1 0 0 1
= Suriname SUR 1 0 0 1
42 New Zealand NZL 0 5 6 11
43 Austria AUT 0 3 3 6
44 Slovakia SVK 0 3 2 5
45 Czech Republic CZE 0 3 0 3
46 Croatia CRO 0 2 0 2
47 Cuba CUB 0 1 1 2
= Czechoslovakia TCH 0 1 1 2
= Iceland ISL 0 1 1 2
= Jamaica JAM 0 1 1 2
51 Ecuador ECU 0 1 0 1
52 Egypt EGY 0 0 3 3
53 Argentina ARG 0 0 2 2
= Singapore SGP 0 0 2 2
55 Puerto Rico PUR 0 0 1 1
= Trinidad and Tobago TTO 0 0 1 1
= Venezuela VEN 0 0 1 1