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15th FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain

Event date: Monday 29th July 2013 to Wed 31st August 2013 from 12:00
Event locations:  Palau Sant Jordi, Piscinas Bernat Picornell, Piscina Municipal de Montjuic and Moll de la Fusta

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High Diving Barcelona 2013. Very exciting cliff diving/high diving event in Barcelona for the first time. The High Diving Barcelona is three days of world championship diving from 27m (men) and 20m (women) platforms during the 15th Fina Barcelona 2013 World Championships, which takes place in Barcelona Spain in July 2013.

20 high divers from 8 countries climb 120 steps to the top of a 27 metre platform on the Moll de la Fusta in Barcelona's marina Port Vell, The platform is equivalent to a 9 story building and the divers hit the water at 90kmh feet first.


The FINA World Championships or "World Aquatics Championships" are the World Championships for the aquatic sports of diving, swimming, open water swimming, synchronized swimming and water polo. During this event Barcelona will welcome thousands of swimmers and spectators from around the globet to stage best World Championships in history in Barcelona. Barcelona also hosts the Planet Water event.

Events take place at Palau Sant Jordi arena for swimming and synchronised swimming - the Bernat Picornell City Sports Center Pools (Centre Esportiu Municipal Bernat Picornell) who host the waterpolo events - springboard diving will be at Montjuïc Municipal Pool (Piscina Municipal de Montjuïc) and  high diving and open water long distance swimming events of 5k, 10k and 25k are in the Port Vell harbour at the Moll de la Fusta (wood wharf) The official championship website is called BCN2013. The official mascot of Barcelona 2013 is a drop of water called Xop.


Hotels
Hotels near High Diving and World Swimming Championships 2013 Barcelona. The main competition pools are on the Montjuic, where there is a five star Hotel Miramar. There are more hotels near Plaza Espanya which is within walking distance of the competition pools and has regular bus connections.

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Event address & map

Venue:
Moll de la Fusta
Street:
Moll de la Fusta
Postal Code:
08002
City:
Barcelona
Country:
Country: es

How to get to Moll de la Fusta


Moll de Bosch i Alsina, more popularly known as Moll de la Fusta. Moll de la Fusta (wood wharf) in Barcelona's Port Vell (old port) harbour.

Moll de la Fusta runs parallel with street 'Passeig de Colom.' The maritime museum schooner Santa Eulalia is moored here and is open to the public. This wharf is very nice for harbour walks and often used for events and fairs such as the annual Barcelona Wine & Cava Fair and the 3 Kings parade on 5th January.  

The Moll de la Fusta is on the border of Barcelona's gothic area  and the Barceloneta area of old city.



Attractions near Moll de la Fusta include Port Vell marina,  MMB Maritime Museum,  Merce church,  Barcelona Aquarium, the Maremagnum shopping mall, the Columbus monument, Golondrinas harbour boats and other boat tours, the Catalunya History Museum and the Gothic area of Barcelona


By Metro
Nearest Metro stations:
Barceloneta - yellow line L4 or Drassanes on green line L3

By Bus
Bus lines: (on nearby Passeig de Colom) 36, 57, 59, 64, 120, 157, N0, N6

By Taxi 
Taxi Barcelona

Useful links and hotels near Moll de la Fusta

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Barcelona Metro map
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Hotel Catalonia Port near Moll de la Fusta
Hotel Duquesa de Cardona near Moll de la Fusta
Hotels Port Vell area of Barcelona 

 

Barcelona Event 

Barcelona Events:
15th FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain
When:
29.07.2013 - 31.07.2013
Where:
Barcelona
Category:
Sports events