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FINA OPEN WATER RULES 2017-2021

FINA OPEN WATER RULES 2017-2021

FINA OPEN WATER RULES 2017-2021 FINA 2017_2021_ows_12092017_ok   EXTRACTED in Full OWS 2017 – 2021 Valid as of 13 September 2017 Version 12.09.2017 1 PART IV FINA OPEN WATER SWIMMING RULES 2017 – 2021 OWS 1 DEFINITIONS OWS 2 OFFICIALS OWS 3 DUTIES OF OFFICIALS OWS 4 THE START OWS 5 THE VENUE OWS 6 […]

Safety .. Number 1 priority

Safety is the number 1 priority. Openwater swimming is a sport which inherently contains more variables than pool swimming. While many of these variables are dynamic (depending on venue) they (often) change in a predictable  and/or regular manner. e.g. winds or currents that originated many kilometers away will affect the environment and not “tire”. This […]