Following a hugely successful FINA Swimming World Cup 2014 – Doha at Hamad Aquatic Centre last month, swimming fans can continue the excitement and look forward to the 12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) in December with a brand new range of exclusive merchandise now available at stores across Doha.

From collector’s edition pin badges to water bottles, headphones to colouring books, take your passion for swimming outside of the pool and feel part of the action in Doha’s year of swimming. Fans are encouraged to get their hands on exclusive wrist bands in FINA’s colours to show their support for the hundreds of swimmers that will compete in Doha in December, and turn the stands at Hamad Aquatic Centre into a wave of colour.

The 12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) will take place at Hamad Aquatic Centre, Doha from 3 to 7 December 2014 and will gather the world’s fastest swimmers for the ultimate showdown in a 25-metre pool. Over five days of competition, fans will be immersed in high-speed action, see intense rivalries in the pool and experience the explosive entertainment of watching the world’s best enter the water and compete for the ultimate World Champion title. Olympic champion, Chad Le Clos (RSA), and multiple World Record holder, Katinka Hosszu (HUN), are among the top those athletes already looking forward to a return to Doha. In addition, Ryan Lochte (USA), Roland Schoeman (RSA), Daniel Gyurta (HUN), Mireia Belmonte (ESP), Amaury Leveaux (FRA) and other key athletes from Australia, Germany, Italy, Russia, China, Japan, Netherlands are expected to be bringing their best to the competition. 252 medals are up for grabs at the FINA World Swimming Championships, known for its high-speed action and record-breaking moments.

The full range of merchandise also includes key chains, mugs and golf umbrellas and is available to purchase at Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) stores at Doha’s malls including  Villaggio, Landmark, and City Centre-Doha.