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Age-group Start

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noun - An age-group start is when open water swimmers are divided by specific ages at the start of an open water swimming competition (as opposed to seeded starts or mass starts).

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Swimmers between the ages of 20-39 gathered for an age-group start near the pier.

Origin[edit]

bef. 1150; (v.) ME sterten to rush out, leap (c. MHG sterzen); r. OE styrtan (attested once), c. G stürzen; (n.) ME stert(e) sudden jerk, leap, deriv. of the v.]

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