Freshwater Or Roughwater In Shanghai To Be Decided

Freshwater Or Roughwater In Shanghai To Be Decided

The decision on which venue to select for the 2011 World Open Water Swimming Championships in Shanghai, China is between a freshwater lake, a rowing basin and the ocean.

Flat water vs. rough water? Fresh water vs. salt water?

With Serpentine Lake in Hyde Park the spectacular venue for the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim at the 2012 London Olympics, it is our guess that FINA will ultimately decide on a flat water, freshwater course.

But the decision on the site of this critical event – where at least ten finalists on both the men’s and women’s side for the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim for the 2012 London Olympics will be selected – is still pending.

A test event will be held at the venue that ultimately will be selected and announced to the FINA global community.

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