FINA

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noun - FINA is the acronym for Fédération Internationale de Natation Amateur, the international governing body of swimming, water polo, diving, synchronized swimming and open water swimming, recognized by the International Olympic Committee for administering international aquatic competitions including the FINA World Championships. It was founded in 1908 and is run by the FINA Bureau and is headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland with Cornel Marculescu as its long-time Executive Director. Its water polo discipline is officiated by members of the FINA Technical Water Polo Committee (or TWPC).

FINA also includes a FINA Coaches Commission and a FINA Sports Medicine Committee.

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