FINA World Swimming Championships

FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), 16 - 21 December 2021

The FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) is set to be one of the most exciting sports events on the 2021 global sports calendar welcoming the world’s best ‘short course’ swimmers, fresh from the Olympic Games, to Etihad Arena from 16 - 21 December 2021.

Alongside the swimming action in the Arena, sports fans will be able to catch spectacular aquatics displays in Yas Bay with the FINA High Diving Qualifier, the ultimate leg of the FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series 2021, a brand-new Open Water Swimming Mixed Relay and a FINA Diving Team Exhibition set to wow the crowds.

And that’s not all! The interactive Market Place guarantees hours of fun for all, packed with family-friendly entertainment, cultural learning experiences, delicious food and beverage and more.

It’s set to be breath-taking.

Ticket Group Info: Tickets are available for purchase in groups of 2,3 or 4 guests
Wheelchair Accessible Seating: To book a wheelchair accessible seat please contact our Concierge Team on 600511 115

COVID-19 requirements

  • Unvaccinated visitors (not nationals or residents) must present a 48hr negative PCR test result to attend this event
  • Attendees 16 years old and above must show vaccinated status (E or star sign) on Al Hosn and present a negative PCR test valid for 96 hours.
  • Attendees 12 -15 years old must present a negative PCR test valid for 96 hours.
  • Attendees below 12 years old do not require a PCR test.
  • Attendees to have Al Hosn App ready to present at the venue to enter.
  • Face masks are mandatory for all guests at all times, including when seated, and guests must adhere to all social distancing guidelines.

Event Policies

  • E-tickets will be scanned at turnstyle entry. Please make sure tickets are downloaded onto mobile devices.
  • Contactless payments only are accepted throughout the venue.
  • Food and non-alcoholic beverages can be ordered from guests’ seats via app or directly from venue concessions.
  • Sanitisation of the venue will take place prior to the event and at regular intervals throughout the event.
  • Hand sanitisations stations are placed around the venue, guests are encouraged to use them regularly.
  • Under 15 must be accompanied by Adult 21+
  • Children under 2 do not require a ticket provided they sit on a parent or guardian’s lap
  • No professional cameras, audio or video recorders allowed
  • Bags larger than 30 x 30 x 15cm and strollers are not allowed in the Venue. We do not have any storage facility at the Venue.


Please call Yas Concierge to book:

Family Package (2x Adults + 2x Kids under 16 yo) Silver category only.
Price: AED 50 for Heats and AED 120 for Finals (total per family)
Multi-session Packages (All 12 sessions - Heats & Finals)
Gold AED 300 / Silver AED 225 / Bronze AED 150 / Family AED 500
Seat Category descriptions
  • Gold: Watch the world’s best swimmers ‘up close and personal’ in enhanced comfort from our lower grandstand seats with extra legroom, arm-rest and cupholders.
  • Silver: Enjoy amazing finish line views from upper tier seating in line with the start and finish lines.
  • Bronze: Enjoy amazing views of the pool from the remainder of our upper concourse seating.