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

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


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

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