Age-group swimmer

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noun - An age-group swimmer is a competitive swimmer under the age of 19 who participates in formal pool or open water swimming competitions or programs.

Age-group swimming[edit]

Age-group swimming is a sport where pool and open water swimmers race under the age of 19 years compete to improve upon their time or to beat their competitors in any given event. Age-group swimmers are competitive swimmers who undergo various cycles of training and swimming stroke instruction.

There are individual swimming events for the butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, freestyle, and individual medley and 4 types of relays that are governed by the Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA) or their member organisations in the respective countries.

Recognized Types of Competition[edit]


masters swimmer, master swimmer, high school swimmer, collegiate swimmer, competitive swimmer

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