The delegation of FINA, led by the executive director Cornel Marculescu, visited Gwangju on May 9th to check the progress of the competition preparation after meeting with mayor Yoon Jang Hyeon. Reportedly, Nambu Swimming Stadium has been designated as the main stadium of the 2019 FINA World Aquatics Championships.
Gwangju city has also said that the delegation required installation of an additional 8000 seats at the main stadium to make it able to accommodate at least 11,000 spectators.
Meanwhile, the water polo stadium will be built at the tennis court in Jinwol-dong, Namgu. Other major games including diving and synchronized swimming will also be held at the Nambu University Swimming Stadium.