Swimming is one of the most popular sports in the world. Unlike other sports, swimming is a life skill that is taught, first, to ensure safety and, secondly, for sports and competition purposes. Swimming covers a great variety of skills, from short sprints to longer events and relays.
Swimming athletes can choose from a range of events, including fundamental events, individual events, and relay events, is intended to offer competition opportunities for athletes of all abilities. The information about the official Swimming and Open Water Swimming events can be found in the Rules Section below.
Open Water Swimming Rules
Swimming Fact Sheet