Check out our new site at openwaterswimming.com

Loop

From Openwaterpedia
(Redirected from Circuit)

noun - A loop or lap is one complete round, length or circuit around an open water swimming race course, especially one that is circular in shape.

Usage[edit]

The swimmers have to swim four loops around the Olympic 10K course in the rowing basin.

Origin[edit]

[Alteration (influenced by Italian lega) of Middle English liege, from Old French ligue, from Medieval Latin liga and from Old Italian lega, liga (from legare, to bind), both from Latin ligāre, to bind; see leig- in Indo-European roots].

Synonyms[edit]

lap, round, circuit

External links[edit]