(FINA, French: la Fédération Internationale de Natation) is the world governing body for the six aquatic disciplines: swimming, diving, water polo, synchronised swimming, open water swimming, and high diving. It is based in Lausanne, Switzerland.www.fina.org
to promote and encourage the development of swimming in all possible manifestations throughout the world,
to promote and encourage the development of international relations,
to adopt necessary uniform rules and regulations to hold competitions in swimming, open water swimming, diving, water polo, synchronised swimming, high diving and World Masters Championships,
to organise World Championships and FINA events,
to increase the number of facilities for swimming throughout the world.