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Competition Swimming
  • Swimming

Only 500m Freestyle and 200m IM events (All age divisions)
Date: 
TBD

Time: 
TBD

All other swimming events (All age divisions)
Date: 
TBD

Time:
TBD

Location: 
TBD

Participants:
Transplant Recipients, Living Donors, Corneal & Tissue Recipients,
Bone Marrow Recipients, and International



Events:
The swimming competition will have to following for men, women and youth.

Men & Women Individual Events           Youth Individual Events
Freestyle: 50m, 100m, 200m, 500m   Freestyle: 25m (5-under), 25m (6-10), 50m (11-13)
Breaststroke: 50m, 100m   Breaststroke: 50m (11-13)
Backstroke: 50m, 100m   Backstroke: 50m (11-13)
Butterfly: 50m   Butterfly: 50m (11-13)
Medley: 200m    

Relay Swim Events:

          Men                                            Women                                           Mixed               
Freestyle 4x50m                              Freestyle 4x50m                      Frestyle  4x50m  
Medley    4x50m                              Medley    4x50m                      Medley   4x50m 

Entry Regulations:
The age category of competition for relays will be determined by the younger age of the swimmers on the day of Opening Ceremony – August 3, 2018.

Format: 
1. Competitors will compete in their own gender, age category and division. All events will be timed finals. When there are multiple heats in an event, the ranking of the competitors for medals will be based solely on time.
2. Awards will be presented to the top three gender finishers for each event within each athlete division and age category.

Sport Rules:
United States Masters swimming rules apply (www.usms.org). With some modifications. 

Results:
Once an event is completed and results are available, swimming staff must record all competitors and times/scores to the appropriate system/documents. When electronic scoring is being utilized a manual backup system must be in place to record results.

When available, during the course of competition, sports directors may post results (identified as preliminary) for public and competitor review. 

Upon conclusion of the day’s competition, sports directors must submit final results for each event. Manual documents must be signed and dated by the appropriate staff member. Results will be reviewed for accuracy and posted in the TGA Village.

Sport Guidelines:
1. Swimming staff may combine events/divisions based on schedule and number of competitors. This will not affect medal award categories.
2. Flotation devices will be allowed for children 5 & under.
3. Team captains may NOT submit relay participants that are not pre-registered for scheduled relay event.
4. Children under 14 cannot mix with adults.
5. Swimming staff will be responsible for queuing competitors prior to the scheduled heat and will direct athletes to the start lane.
6. The pool is 25 yards in length.

**Rules and format are subject to change and may be modified based on each competition.