SWIMMING

DISCIPLINE MASTERS TRAINING PERIOD MASTERS TRAINING VENUE MASTERS COMPETITION PERIOD & VENUE
SWIMMING 29-31 May 2020 Duna Aréna 1-6 June 2020; Duna Aréna
DISCIPLINE MASTERS TRAINING PERIOD
SWIMMING 29-31 May 2020
MASTERS TRAINING VENUE MASTERS COMPETITION PERIOD & VENUE
Duna Aréna 1-6 June 2020; Duna Aréna

COMPETITION RULES AND REGULATIONS

EVENTS AND AGE GROUPS

  • Freestyle (50m,100m,200m,400m,800m)
  • Breaststroke (50m,100m,200m)
  • Backstroke (50m,100m,200m)
  • Butterfly (50m,100m,200m)
  • Individual Medley (200 m)
  • Freestyle Relay (4x50m)
  • Medley Relay (4x50m)
  • Mixed Freestyle Relay (4x50m – 2 women and 2 men)
  • Mixed Medley Relay (4x50m – 2 women and 2 men)

Age groups for individual events are:

25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90 – 94 (and five year age groups as high as is necessary).

Age groups for relays are:

100-119, 120-159, 160-199, 200-239, 240-279, 280-319, 320-359 (and forty year increments as high as is necessary).

All members of a relay team must be from the same club and have completed the individual entry form. The total age of the team members (determined by the year of birth) determines the age group of the team. A competitor may only compete in one age group in the same relay event.

ENTRY

Competitors may be entered for a maximum of five (5) individual events, but not more than two (2) individual events per day. Swimmers may also enter the open water swim in addition to the five individual events. The time entered for an individual event must not exceed the qualifying time for that event.

Confirmation of participation and composition of Relay Teams

Competitors participating in 400 m and 800 m races shall confirm their participation to the Organising Committee no later than six o’clock p.m. (18.00 hrs) on the day prior to the event. Clubs participating in Relay Events shall confirm their participation and submit the names of the competitors and the order of swimming no later than six o’clock p.m. (18.00 hrs) on the day prior to the event.

Reserve swimmers are not allowed.

ENTRY

Competitors may be entered for a maximum of five (5) individual events, but not more than two (2) individual events per day. Swimmers may also enter the open water swim in addition to the five individual events. The time entered for an individual event must not exceed the qualifying time for that event.

Confirmation of participation and composition of Relay Teams

Competitors participating in 400 m and 800 m races shall confirm their participation to the Organising Committee no later than six o’clock p.m. (18.00 hrs) on the day prior to the event. Clubs participating in Relay Events shall confirm their participation and submit the names of the competitors and the order of swimming no later than six o’clock p.m. (18.00 hrs) on the day prior to the event.

Reserve swimmers are not allowed.

LANE SEEDING, START AND ORDERING OUT OF THE COMPETITION

Competitors will be seeded according to the submitted entry times, beginning with the oldest age group first and within an age group the slower heats first.

In 400 m and 800 m races two competitors will be deck seeded and swimming in one lane. The seeding shall be by time only and not by age-group.

Overhead start will be used in all events.

Each competitor is responsible to report to the clerk of course at least 15 minutes prior to the designated race at the marshalling area at the pool.

In individual events of more than 200 m the Referee may order out any competitor who passed the entry time for the relevant age group.

CLASSIFICATION

Individual swimmers will be listed in the result list with name, name of the club, official country code and split times according to ranking and age group.

Relay teams will be listed in the result list with the name of the club and official country code according to ranking and age group, including names of swimmers and individual split times.

Any competitor not starting, disqualified, or not finishing the race within the required entry time will be placed at the end of the result list without ranking and time.

The reason shall be mentioned.

A competitor who has a permanent disability shall not be disqualified in a case where his disability prevents him/her from complying with the rules of a particular stroke, provided that the disability has been notified to the referee by the competitor or his/her representative before the race takes place. Notification shall be a medical certificate issued by the Medical Officer of the Federation.

MEDALS

Medals shall be awarded to competitors placed first to third in each event and age group.

Diplomas shall be awarded to competitors placed first to eighth in each event and age group.

FINAL RESULTS

The complete results, including splits, will be posted at len-budapest2020.com.

CLASSIFICATION

Individual swimmers will be listed in the result list with name, name of the club, official country code and split times according to ranking and age group.

Relay teams will be listed in the result list with the name of the club and official country code according to ranking and age group, including names of swimmers and individual split times.

Any competitor not starting, disqualified, or not finishing the race within the required entry time will be placed at the end of the result list without ranking and time.

The reason shall be mentioned.

A competitor who has a permanent disability shall not be disqualified in a case where his disability prevents him/her from complying with the rules of a particular stroke, provided that the disability has been notified to the referee by the competitor or his/her representative before the race takes place. Notification shall be a medical certificate issued by the Medical Officer of the Federation.

MEDALS

Medals shall be awarded to competitors placed first to third in each event and age group.

Diplomas shall be awarded to competitors placed first to eighth in each event and age group.

FINAL RESULTS

The complete results, including splits, will be posted at len-budapest2020.com.

WARM-UP PROCEDURES

Swimmers must enter the pool feet first in a cautious and controlled manner. No diving or backstroke starts will be allowed except in designated sprint lanes. One or more lanes shall be designated as ONE WAY SPRINT lanes during the pre-meet warm-up sessions in the competition pool only.

No diving or backstroke starts will be allowed in the warm-up pools. No sprint lanes will be designated in the warm-up pool.

Pull-buoys, kick boards, fins, hand paddles and other training aids consider inappropriate are not allowed in the competition pool or warm-up pool, as well as watches and heavy jewelry.

WARM-UP TIMES: TBD

TRAINING PROVISION

Two days prior to the start of the Swimming competitions: Dagály Complex, a 50m 10 lanes pool

ANY SWIMMER WHO ACTS IN AN UNSPORTSMANLIKE OR UNSAFE MANNER WITHIN THE SWIMMING VENUE MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR APPROPRIATE ACTION OR PENALTY by the LEN Masters Commission.

Entries without times will not be accepted. No entries and time change are allowed after

QUALIFICATION STANDARD TIMES

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