How to watch and follow the 2024 World Aquatics Championships in Doha30 January 2024
As the run-up to the Olympic Games in Paris continues, Great Britain squads are gearing up for the 2024 World Aquatics Championships in Doha.
British swimmers, artistic swimmers, divers, high-divers, marathon swimmers and the senior women’s water polo squad are all in Qatar for 17 days of competition in the Middle East.
The action gets underway on Friday 2 February and finish on Saturday 18 February with 53 British athletes set to battle it out for medals and the all important qualification spots for this summer’s Olympic Games.
For those wanting to tune in, the entirety of the Championships will be available to watch for free online through Eurovision Sport.
Events get underway as early as 6am UK time throughout the competition and finish any time up to around 6pm each day so there’s always something to tune in for!
Make sure to check out the full schedule and results for all the action in Doha on the World Aquatics website here.
Who’s in action and when?
Diving and artistic swimming get the Championships underway on Friday where more vital Olympic qualification spots will be up for grabs.
The 13 British divers take to the boards from 2-10 February where the likes of Jack Laugher, Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix and a returning Tom Daley will all look to come away even more success into the run-up to Paris. Check out the full British diving squad here.
Great Britain’s artistic swimming duet of Kate Shortman and Izzy Thorpe are already in Doha fine-tuning their preparation for the competition. They’re aiming to make it to back-to-back Olympic Games after their memorable display in Tokyo as they look to secure one of the final spots in Paris.
They’re competing in both the Women’s Duet Technical and Free events in Qatar starting with the technical preliminary round on Friday. They’ll be aiming to be back in the pool for the final on Monday 5 February before the Free event begins just two days later.
The first of the marathon swimming events is set to begin this Saturday with Leah Crisp representing Great Britain in the Women’s 10km race. Amber Keegan, Toby Robinson and Hector Pardoe complete the British quartet of marathon swimmers looking to make an impact in Qatar.
British water polo then makes it return to the global stage for the first time in 11 years on Sunday 4 February.
Great Britain’s senior women memorable European Championship run has rewarded them with a place in Group D and will face Italy, Canada and South Africa in their opening three matches in Qatar. You can see the full GB water polo team here.
Swimming headlines the final week in Doha where the likes of Adam Peaty, Anna Hopkin and Ben Proud look to add to a historic European Short Course Championships in December that saw Great Britain top the medal table.
See all the British swimmers competing in Doha from 11-18 February.
In addition to the Eurovision Sport coverage, you can also keep up with the action via swimming.org, and by following the Swim England and British Swimming social media channels.