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East Region Open Water Championships

10 Jul 2022
June, 10 2022

Description

East Region Open Water Championships

Whitlingham Adventure, Norwich NR14 8TR

Please enter direct through the East Region Website (not via WSSC) - please click here 

The minimum ages (as at 31st December) to swim each event are:
1K  - 11 years 
2K - 12 years (Nationals Qualifier Age Groups 12 & 13) 
3K - 13 years (Nationals Qualifier Age Groups 14 & 15) 
5K - 13 years (Nationals Qualifier Age Groups 16, 17/18 & 19 & over)
 
  • All events are swum as freestyle events.
  • A time limit will be applied to all events from the start of each wave. The cut off times will be: 1K - 25 minutes, 2K - 60 minutes, 3K - 1 hour 30 minutes, 5K - 2 hour 20 minutes
Water Temperature & Swimwear: 
  • Water Temperature 20 degrees centigrade or above: Only costumes complying with FINA rule BL8.4 can be worn. A BL8.4 compliant costume (for both men and women) shall not cover the neck, nor extend past the shoulder or extend below the ankle. In all other respects they must comply with pool regulations. 
  • Water Temperature 18-19.9 degrees centigrade: A wet suit may be worn, as an alternative to the current swimwear (as laid out above for water temperatures above 20 degree centigrade).
  • Water Temperature below 18 degrees centigrade: A wet suit is compulsory

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