Swimmers, fans, water lovers, athletes, press, you all have an important date. We want you to be part of this project and above all that you become the protagonists of everything that goes on.
During two weeks, thousands of people from different countries and cultures will join together. Barcelona and the world of swimming have a unique opportunity to once more surprise the world with what the city and sport have to offer. Your participation in these Championships will ensure that Barcelona 2013 become the best World Championships in history.
— BCN 2013