Delegation Information
The European Swimming League
(Ligue Européenne de Natation, LEN)
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The European Swimming League is the European governing body for aquatics sports.
LEN was formally organized in 1927 in Bologna, Italy. Presently, the organization is headquartered in Nyon. It comprises 52 national swimming federations in Europe.
LEN oversees aquatic sports in Europe: diving, swimming, open water swimming, synchronized swimming and water polo.
The All-Russian Swimming Federation
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The All-Russian Swimming Federation is the non-governmental organization aimed at the development, promotion and popularization of swimming in the Russian Federation.
The organization was founded in 1993 and became the successor of the All-Union Swimming Federation.
The All-Russian Swimming Federation is responsible for organizing and delivering national and international competitions in swimming, open water swimming and masters swimming in the Russian Federation.
The Directorate for Sports and Social Projects
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The Directorate for Sports and Social Projects is the official organiser of major national and international sporting and other events in the city of Kazan.
The Directorate was founded on 14 August, 2009 for the purpose of arranging and hosting the 27th Summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan. Afterwards the list of objectives of the Directorate's activities was expanded and included the preparation and hosting of the 16th FINA World Championships 2015, matches of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup and 2018 FIFA World Cup, 45th WorldSkills Competition 2019 and other international sports competitions, social, cultural, educational and other events.
In cooperation with the International Swimming Federation (FINA), The Directorate opened the FINA Development Centre in Kazan.