Ga. Tech Aquatic Center (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
ATLANTA -- The Georgia Institute of Technology and the Atlanta Sports Council has been selected to host the NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving Championship in 2016.
The Georgia Tech Aquatic Center, which was originally constructed for the 1996 Summer Olympics, first hosted the championship in 2006.
"Given Atlanta's history of hosting intercollegiate events, along with boasting two NCAA Corporate Champions and one NCAA Corporate Partner, we are confident that the entire region will provide support to ensure that this championship is a huge success," Dan Corso, executive director of the Atlanta Sports Council, said.
In addition to the 2016 NCAA Championship, Georgia Tech is set to host both the Atlantic Coast Conference Swimming & Diving Championship and the NCAA Zone Diving Championship in 2015.
Atlanta Business Chronicle reported in September that Atlanta was one of six potential sites for the 2016 U.S. diving trials.
(Atlanta Business Chronicle)