Safety belt

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Cold water swimmers in Murmansk, Russia at the inaugural World Ice Swimming Championships in March 2015 wearing a safety straps

noun - A safety belt is a nylon strap or safety strap that is affixed around the waist of a cold water swimmer or ice swimmer so they can be more easily grabbed from above or in the water by safety divers, lifeguards, their second or other safety personnel at a cold water swimming competition or ice swimming event.

Usage

Every swimmer must wear a safety strap around their waist during the 1000m event.

Synonym

safety strap, belt

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