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Monterrey 2008, Day 1: Championships Records in all finals on opening day

Exactly thirty days prior to the inauguration of the Olympic Games in Beijing, the second edition of the FINA World Junior Championships got underway today in the indoor swimming complex of UANL, Monterrey’s major university.The meet, organised by both the Mexican Swimming Federation, headed by Javier Careaga, and FINA, spreads over six days, instead of five which characterised the inaugural edition two years ago in 2006, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was found that the programme there was too squeezed, and FINA has decided to add one more day to the competition which has attracted about 600 swimmers from 66 countries. Among the most numerous delegations are those of the host country Mexico and of the neighbouring United States of America.

World Junior Swimming Championships 2008
Monterrey
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08Jul2008

FINA 10km MSWC 2008, Overview of Race 3 (Setubal, POR)

The third race of the FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup series of 2008 took place on June 28 in Setubal, Portugal with the participation of 32 swimmers (12 women and 20 men) representing 14 countries. As reported by FINA delegate Alan M. Clarkson (GBR), race conditions were excellent, with an air temperature of 26-27°C and water temperature of 20°C. The race itself took place in a River Estuary along the coastline in a 2.5km circuit. A small beach that lined the course allowed spectators and coaches to follow the swimmers, cheer them on, and get close to the action.

Marathon Swim World Series 2008
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30Jun2008

FINA 10km MSWC 2008, Overview of Race 2 (Dubai, UAE)

Organised by the UAE Swimming Association, the second stage of the 2008 FINA Marathon Swimming World Cup took place at Ras Al-Khaimah, UAE on March 15, 2008. A total of 71 swimmers participated in the race (27 women and 44 men), which required swimming a 10km course of six laps that were 1.66km each. As reported by FINA delegate Mr. Mohie Farid (Member of the FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee), the course was excellent, many spectators were on-site, and there was strong local media coverage from newspapers, radio and three television stations.

Marathon Swim World Series 2008
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30Mar2008

OWS GP 2008, Overview of Race 3 (Viedma, ARG)

The third race of FINA’s Open Water Swimming Grand Prix of 2008 was held once again in Argentina; this time in Viedma at the River Negro on February 18, 2008. It was a 15km race, in which swimmers completed six laps of approximately 2.5km each. As reported by FINA delegate Valerijus Belovas (Member of the FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee), 29 swimmers participated: 18 men and 11 women representing 10 countries.

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20Feb2008

OWS GP 2008, Overview of Race 3 (Viedma, ARG)

The third race of FINA’s Open Water Swimming Grand Prix of 2008 was held once again in Argentina; this time in Viedma at the River Negro on February 18, 2008. It was a 15km race, in which swimmers completed six laps of approximately 2.5km each. As reported by FINA delegate Valerijus Belovas (Member of the FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee), 29 swimmers participated: 18 men and 11 women representing 10 countries.

UltraMarathon Swim Series 2008
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20Feb2008

OWS GP 2008, Overview of Race 2 (Rosario, ARG)

The second race of the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix 2008 took place on February 9, 2008 at the River Parana in Rosario, Argentina. Eighteen men and fifteen women from eleven countries participated. It was a 15km race, which was swum in 6 laps of approximately 2.5km each. Weather conditions for the race were good, according to Valerijus Belovas (LTU) FINA’s on-site Technical Open Water Swimming Committee delegate, with a water temperature on 25° Celcius and air temperature of 29° Celcius. There was local newspaper and television media coverage of the event, and about 1,000 spectators were in attendance.

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13Feb2008

OWS GP 2008, Overview of Race 2 (Rosario, ARG)

The second race of the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix 2008 took place on February 9, 2008 at the River Parana in Rosario, Argentina. Eighteen men and fifteen women from eleven countries participated. It was a 15km race, which was swum in 6 laps of approximately 2.5km each. Weather conditions for the race were good, according to Valerijus Belovas (LTU) FINA’s on-site Technical Open Water Swimming Committee delegate, with a water temperature on 25° Celcius and air temperature of 29° Celcius. There was local newspaper and television media coverage of the event, and about 1,000 spectators were in attendance.

UltraMarathon Swim Series 2008
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13Feb2008

OWS GP 2008, Overview of Race 1 (Santa Fe, ARG)

As reported by FINA delegate Tomas Haces German (Member of the FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee), 21 swimmers participated in the race; 11 men and 10 women representing 10 different countries. There was wind during the race, and at times it was strong. Air temperature was 24°Celsius and water temperature was 26°Celsius. There was full national and international radio, newspaper and television media coverage of the event, which was attended by thousands of spectators who gathered at the start area, in towns near the river, and at the finish area.

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06Feb2008

OWS GP 2008, Overview of Race 1 (Santa Fe, ARG)

As reported by FINA delegate Tomas Haces German (Member of the FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee), 21 swimmers participated in the race; 11 men and 10 women representing 10 different countries. There was wind during the race, and at times it was strong. Air temperature was 24°Celsius and water temperature was 26°Celsius. There was full national and international radio, newspaper and television media coverage of the event, which was attended by thousands of spectators who gathered at the start area, in towns near the river, and at the finish area.

UltraMarathon Swim Series 2008
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06Feb2008

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