October 15, 2023
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Athines By The Sea
XTERRA Greece O.W.S. Challenge

200M Super Sprint Open Water Swim

200M Super Sprint Open Water Swim

SWIM 200M
Note
The information on this page is not yet confirmed, and may be based on the previous years' edition.

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sChedule

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Fri 2023.10.13
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Sat 2023.10.14
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Sun 2023.10.15
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prizes

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FEES

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RACE FEES

Description Fee
standard prices till 17/9 15

Cancellation of participation on the initiative of an athlete and refund, does not exist. It is purely at the discretion of the organizer, the transfer of the amount paid for registration in the same event of the following year or another event and only if the written request of the interested party is received at least 50 days before the event.

RULES & INFO

The information below may be from a previous edition of the event, and is subject to change.

The start takes place with the 20 athletes of each row in a straight lined up parallel to the coast, defined by the two orange buoys and the imaginary straight line between them or the couloir that connects them. The athletes of each series will stand next to each other in a straight line or with their shoulder resting on the couloir.

Finish:                                                  

After the start they will swim vertically to the beach until they exit the sea and pass under the arch.

Route:                                                  

The route is of vertical movement to the coast, with a total distance of 200 meters (start - finish).

Start time/method :                      

Based on the above program, the first start is given. The rows of 20 people of each qualifying start, result from random (draw) or alphabetical order (decision of the organizer). Each subsequent series (20 people) after the start of the previous series and until the finish of the last athlete of the previous series, enter the starting area to take a seat. Afetis will inform about the start-up process,  he will then ask everyone to enter an imaginary line between the two buoys or to rest the shoulder on the couloir and when everyone is in the correct position he will mention the word "Ready" and without further warning, at his discretion (so that everyone is straight or touches the couloir).. it will give a direct start.

Timing:                                                

Each athlete must before taking a seat in the starting area to go through the timer boat to which he will give a name and receive a timing chip with his number

 

Cut Off:                                                

There is no time limit for athletes and all safety infrastructure during swimming will be on standby until the last athlete finishes.

Wetsuit:                                              

The wetsuit is allowed, without separating the athletes. Each athlete decides for himself whether he wishes to wear or not without affecting the awards. The wetsuit will be mandatory if the sea temperature is below 18°C, while it will be forbidden if the temperature is above 24°C.

Other equipment:                          

Swimming aids/equipment in addition to: swimsuit, cap (obligatory of the event at least externally), individual float optional (mandatory of the event if it is provided, otherwise at the athlete's discretion), glasses or mask (without snorkel), watch. Prohibited [e.g. indicatively and not restrictively, prohibited: sandals (Fins), barrels (pool buoy),  hands (paddles), swimming guidance (destinator)]. Also prohibited for safety reasons sound equipment.                  

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