Tag: Technical Open Water Swimming Committee

FINA Changes In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. FINA’s Technical Open Water Swimming Committee approved several changes at its last meeting: * The FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships will have three different age groups: 14-15 years, 16-17 years, and 18-19 years * the 14-15 year age group will compete in a 5 km race * the 16-17 year

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Eliminating The Secrecy At FINA

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. When Michael Phelps and Milorad Čavić famously raced against one another at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, replays of their close race was played over and over again. Photos were splashed all over the globe and interest in swimming increased. Whether it is fouls in a basketball game, penalties in an ice

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