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26 April to 4 May 2019

Swimming

The newly completed FINA compliant Parap Pool will host an incredible program of swimming competition in the 2019 Arafura Games. Swimmers compete in individual, relay and medley events using four strokes – Freestyle, Breaststroke, Backstroke and Butterfly.

Dates and Times of Competition

Saturday 27 – Tuesday 30 April

Morning Sessions: 0800 – 1200

Afternoon Sessions: 1600 – 2030

*Times are subject to change based on entries and final schedule.

Eligibility

Events will be run in the following age groups: 13/14 years, 15/16 years, 17 years and over and Multi Classification (MC) classes 1-16.

Athletes may enter a maximum of seven (7) individual events for the competition. Athletes must have met the MQS for entry to a single event.

Athletes who have met less than five (5) qualifying standards for the competition may enter bonus events as follows:

1 Qualifying Time = 1 Bonus Event

2 Qualifying Times = 2 Bonus Events

3 Qualifying Times = 2 Bonus Events

4 or more Qualifying Times = 1 Bonus Event

Wild Card MC Entries:
Teams may nominate two athletes who, due to lack of opportunity, have not been able to gain qualifying times for this games.

Athletes Eligibility:
All athletes must be a minimum of 13 years of age as at the 1st day of meet.
Para athletes must have a Provisional, National or International classification.

Competition Format

The competition will run under FINA and WPS technical rules and regulations. Top 8 athletes from heats will proceed to finals.

Results for MC events will be determined by highest points using the WPS youth and open point calculator. MC events will be seeded according to entry times and not classification.

Any event with less than 8 entries may be run as a timed final. If the number of athletes, due to withdrawals is less than 8 the event will be run as heat and final subject to session time restraints.

All events on the program will be considered viable – however they may become combined events.  Non-viable events will be removed from the program after entries have closed.

To ensure maximum inclusion in events, Swimming NT will host a range of sporting competition tiers from amateur through to sub-elite.

Categories

Men’s Women’s
50m Freestyle 50m Freestyle
100m Freestyle 100m Freestyle
200m Freestyle 200m Freestyle
400m Freestyle 400m Freestyle
800m Freestyle
1500m Freestyle
50m Backstroke 50m Backstroke
100m Backstroke 100m Backstroke
200m Backstroke 200m Backstroke
50m Breaststroke 50m Breaststroke
100m Breaststroke 100m Breaststroke
200m Breaststroke 200m Breaststroke
50m Butterfly 50m Butterfly
100m Butterfly 100m Butterfly
200m Butterfly 200m Butterfly
200m Individual Medley 200m Individual Medley
400m Individual Medley 400m Individual Medley
4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay
4 x 50m Medley Relay 4 x 50m Medley Relay
4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay
4 x 100m Medley Relay 4 x 100m Medley Relay
4 x 100m Freestyle Mixed Relay 4 x 100m Freestyle Mixed Relay
Multi Class  
50m Freestyle S1 – S16 50m Freestyle S1 – S16
100m Freestyle S1 – S16 100m Freestyle S1 – S16
200m Freestyle S1 – S16 200m Freestyle S1 – S16
400m Freestyle S6 – S16 400m Freestyle S6 – S16
50m Backstroke S1 – S16 50m Backstroke S1 – S16
100m Backstroke S1 – S16 100m Backstroke S1 – S16
50m Breaststroke SB1 – SB9 & S10 – S16 50m Breaststroke SB1 – SB9 & S10 – S16
100m Breaststroke SB1 – SB9 & S10 – S16 100m Breaststroke SB1 – SB9 & S10 – S16
50m Butterfly S2 – S16 50m Butterfly S2 – S16
100m Butterfly S8 – S16 100m Butterfly S8 – S16
4 x 50m Freestyle Mixed Relay S1 – S10 (20 points) 4 x 50m Freestyle Mixed Relay S1 – S10 (20 points)
4 x 100m Freestyle Relay S1 – S10 (34 Points) 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay S1 – S10 (34 Points)
4 x 100m Freestyle Relay S14 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay S14
4 x 100m Medley Relay S1 – S10 (34 points) 4 x 100m Medley Relay S1 – S10 (34 points)
4 x 100m Medley Relay S14 4 x 100m Medley Relay S14
4 x 100m Freestyle Mixed Relay S11 – S13 (49 points) 4 x 100m Freestyle Mixed Relay S11 – S13 (49 points)

 

Venue

Parap Swimming Pool

Parap Swimming Pool

The newly completed FINA compliant Parap Pool will host an incredible program of swimming competition in the 2019 Arafura Games. Swimmers compete in individual, relay and medley events using four strokes – Freestyle, Breaststroke, Backstroke and Butterfly.

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Entries

Entries will open October 26.
Athletes will be asked their personal best as part of the registration process which must be endorsed by their State, Provincial or National Swimming body (or equivalent).

Contact

  • For registration and general inquiries, contact:
    Email: Arafura.Games@nt.gov.au
    Phone: +61 8 8946 1419

  • For sport specific inquiries, contact:
    Swimming NT Executive Officer, John Mitchell
    Email: admin@nt.swimming.org.au
    Phone: +61 8 945 3578