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Pack

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Photo by Javier Blazquez of Christine Jennings, surrounded by Olympian Angela Maurer on her left, Olympian Melissa Gorman on her right, and Olympian Poliana Okimoto behind her in the 5 km race at the 2008 World Open Water Swimming Championships in Sevilla, Spain in an example of open water swimming physicality including impeding.
Jade Dusablon of Canada swimming in a pack at the 10 km marathon swim at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada

noun - Pack is a group of open water swimmers or triathletes swimming together in an open water swimming competition, triathlon, or during training.

Usage

The swimmers were in a large pack during the start of the race.

Origin

1175–1225; (n.) ME pak, packe, Middle English pak, possibly of Low German origin.

Synonyms

Aquatic scrum, peloton, field, lead pack, trailing pack

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