Asia Swimming Federation (AASF) is the governing body of aquatic sports in Asia and is duly recognized by the Olympic Council of Asia and Fédération internationale de natation. AASF administers competition and development in all five aquatic disciplines: Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Diving, Water Polo and Artistic Swimming. Its mission is to elevate the importance and level of Aquatics in the continent by organizing championships, activities and events which encourages the participation of its 45 National Federation members.
To inspire and enable our members to achieve excellence in all disciplines of aquatic sports.
the aquatic sport has attracted a lot of attention in the world and currently holds the highest number of medals in the Olympic Games (49). AASF, in its initiative to enhance the level of aquatic sports in Asia and establish a platform to bring the spotlight to the promising athletes, has been organizing numerous successful championships in the last 40 years.
AASF encourages participation in Aquatics disciplines at all levels throughout the Asian continent regardless of age, gender or race and ensures that all aquatic sporting events in Asia follow unified aquatic rules prescribed by the International Swimming Federation.
Today, AASF regulates the development of the following aquatic events:
Swimming is one of five sports that have been contested at every summer Olympic Games since 1896. Freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, medley, relays, mixed relays.
Diving is one of the most exciting sports in the world. It involves leaping and springing into water, while trying to perfect a series of perfect body positions. But it is also very strictly controlled. Springboard (1m, 3m), platform (10m), synchronised diving (3m and 10m), mixed and team events
Water polo is a competitive team sport played in water between two teams. The game consists of four quarters in which the two teams attempt to score goals by throwing the ball into the opposing team’s goal. The team with the most goals at the end of the game wins the match. Men and women.
Synchronized swimming or artistic swimming is a hybrid form of swimming, dance, and gymnastics, consisting of swimmers performing a synchronized routine of elaborate moves in the water, accompanied by music. Solo, duet, mixed duet, team and free combination
Open water swimming
Open water swimming is a swimming discipline which takes place in outdoor bodies of water such as open oceans, lakes, and rivers. 5km and 10km