Around 630 young promising swimmers aged between 15-18 (women) 14-17 (men) will be taking part in this six-day top-notch competition, which has seen many of today's big swimming stars make their debut in the sport.
Young talents to watch carefully at this edition of the Junior's, among others, are:
Canada: Rebecca Smith / Taylor Ruck / Penny Oleksiak
China: Zhang Ruixuan
Hungary: Kristof Milak
Spain: Hugo Gonzalez
Japan: Rikako Ikee
USA: Emily Weiss/ Michael Andrew / Drew Kibler/ Regan Smith / Kelly Pash
Among the legends present in the stands and available to meet the fans will be: Missy Franklin, Simone Manuel, Madisyn Cox, Cullen Jones, and Jordan Wilimovsky.
Daily preliminaries will be at 9:30 a.m. Eastern time and semifinals and finals at 6 p.m. will be live streamed on FINA Youtube Channel (heats only, free of charge) and on FINAtv (heats + finals for subscribers).
Detailed schedule can be found here
The FINA World Junior Swimming Championships were first held in 2006 in Rio de Janeiro (BRA), in Monterrey (MEX) in 2008, in Lima (PER) in 2011, in Dubai (UAE) in 2013 and the last edition, two years ago, in 2015 was held in Singapore (SGP).
Budapest (HUN) will play host to this event in 2019.
Medals table, schedule and results will be available on FINA website homepage as of tomorrow (August 23).