According to the latest (8 May 2020) COVID-19 related update by LEN and the Organising Committee, the 2020 European Masters Championships (EMC) are now confirmed to take place 23 May – 06 June 2021.

The planned timeframe is the following:

Open water swimming: 23-24 May (at Lupa Lake, near Budapest)

Water polo: 24-29 May

Swimming: 26-31 May

Diving: 2-6 June

Artistic swimming: 2-6 June

Masters registrations and entries are automatically transferred to the later dates. On the other hand, we recognise this is a time of economic uncertainty, and if an athlete decides not to participate on the new dates, we are ready to make the refund (excluding service & bank fees) to the registered athletes upon their request (email: Please note that this process may take two to three weeks.

We will keep you informed regarding the registration process for the new dates of the EMC which may start early next year. Fees already paid shall be valid for next year!

All necessary information will be posted on the Championships’ official website (

Thank you for being understanding and patient during this unprecedented situation, and we are looking forward to seeing you in 2021 in our beautiful city.