ABOUT COMPETITION

DATE AND PLACE OF THE EVENT

Date: 22 – 26 November 2017
Place: City Centre of Sport, Recreation and Rehabilitation “Floating Arena”
Wąska Street 16
71-415 Szczecin, Poland

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION ABOUT COMPETITION POOL

Length: 50 meters

Number of lanes: 10

Number of lanes used during the competition: 10 (without lane ropes on outer side of 0 and 9 lanes; S11 only on lanes 1 – 8)

Depth of pool: 2,24 meters,

Width of lane: 2,50 meters,

Temperature of water: 28ºC

TECHNICAL INFORMATION ABOUT WARM-UP POOL

Length: 25 meters,

Number of lanes:  6

Depth of pool: 1,00 – 3,60 meters,

Width of lane: 2,00 meters,

Temperature of water: 28ºC

 

Please be informed, that warm-up pool is common accessible from 23 November
to the end of competitions.

All swimmers and coaches are requested to follow the warm up procedure in order
to ensure a safe and high quality warm up for all participating athletes.

 

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Competition is held with electronic timing system and complete lane result screen.

 

SUPERVISOR

Polish Sports Association for the Disabled START supported by Polish Paralympic Committee.

 

LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Sport Club for Disabled "START" Szczecin, 20 Litewska str. 71-344 Szczecin, Poland

 

PHONE/MOBILE

Office: +48 91 383 74 30

LOC Patricia Witkowska: +48 790 300 111

LOC Gregory Tesarek: +48 531 449 200

 

E-MAIL

disabledswimming.szczecin@gmail.com

start-szczecin@post.pl


Please be informed that competition is sanctioned by World Para Swimming and
is conducted under the auspices of current World Para Swimming Rules and Regulations.
For more information, please contact a person responsible for World Para Swimming support:

Name: Jovana Zrnzevic

E-mail: jovana.zrnzevic@paralympic.org, ipcswimming@paralympic.org

 

DOPING CONTROL

According to The World Anti-Doping Code doping control can be announced during competition.

Polish Commission Against Doping in Sport will be watching over the right course of events and the same will be taking sample collections.

 

AWARDS

Medals will be awarded for:

1st, 2nd, 3rd place for best male and female swimmers according to World Para Swimming points.

Best male swimmer result and best female result.

 

WORLD PARA SWIMMING LICENCE

Only athletes with World Para Swimming license will be considered for World Para Swimming ranking and record lists.

 

STATUS OF COMPETITION

Winter Polish Open Championships in Swimming for Athletes with Disabilities 2017 is organized under the auspices

of World Para Swimming. All records achieved during the competition would be considered by World Para Swimming.

 

CONDUCT OF COMPETITION

Winter Polish Open Championships in Swimming competition must be conducted according to the current

World Para Swimming Rules and Regulations at that time.

 

INSURANCE

Please note, that all participants (athletes and team officials) attending this event must ensure they have the appropriate personal,

medical and travel insurance, as the event will not indemnify individual claims.

 

VISA

In case your delegation will need to get Visas, below we present a list of the Polish Embassies abroad: bazateleadresowa.poland.gov.pl

For those needing a visa, a letter of invitation can be provided by the organizers with the correctly filled Visa Support Request Letter which contains details:

Full name as in passport

Function in team

Passport number

Passport expiry date

Copy of passport (clear to see)

Below you can download Visa Support Request Letter template: