Loop course

From Openwaterpedia

adjective - A loop course (LP) refers to the shape of an open water swim where swimmers swim around buoys in any geometric shape (e.g., triangular or rectangular), generally starting and finishing at the same point which can be in on land or in the water at a fixed position.


The rectangular Olympic 10km Marathon Swim in the Serpentine was a classic loop course.

Types of Open Water Swim Courses


geometric course

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