Amateur swimming union of the americas

The Swimming Union of the Americas is the swimming continental association for the Americas (i.e. it oversees international aquatics competition within North and South America).[1] It is commonly referred to as ASUA in English, or by its Spanish and French acronym, UANA – Unión Americana de Natación (Spanish) or Union américaine de natation (French).

ASUA was founded during the 1948 Olympics in London, UK.

Organization

ASUA is divided into 4 Zones, each with its own body which organizes competitions.[2] The bodies that oversees these Zones, and their approximate geographical areas, are:

Member countries (with FINA abbreviations), by zone:
Zone Confederation Countries
1 CONSANAT
(12)
2 CCCAN
(27)
3 USAS (1)  USA (USA)
4 AFC (1)   Canada (CAN)

Note: [3] the regional confederation they would geographically belong to. (Curacao's predecessor, Netherlands Antilles is still listed.)

See also

References

  1. ^ About page from the ASUA website (uana-aquatics.org); retrieved 2014-06-19.
  2. ^ Federation page of the ASUA website; retrieved 2011-11-04.
  3. ^ CCCAN main page from the CCCAN website; retrieved 2014-09-26.

External links

  • UANA
  • CONSANAT
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