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A salmon egg buoy used in an open water swimming event in Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Beach, designed by Pedro Rego Monteiro of Effect Sport

noun - A salmon egg buoy is a distinctively marked or colored float in the shape, usually red, anchored in the water to mark the course for open water swimmer or triathletes. Turn buoys are directional in nature and must be passed on a specific side of the body as race instructions dictate.

There are four salmon egg buoys throughout the race course that are directional only.

Origin

1425–75; late ME boye a float

Synonym

can, float, turn buoy, guide buoy

Types of Turn Buoys

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