Swimming Australia secures major backing for Fina Worlds, Olympics

Swimming Australia has reached an agreement to make mining company Hancock Prospecting its principal partner.

The deal is effective immediately and runs until the end of 2016.

It covers this year’s International Aquatics Federation (Fina) World Championships in Kazan, Russia and the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Swimming Australia has also partnered with swimming charity the Georgina Hope Foundation over the same period.