DATE AND PLACE OF THE EVENT
Date: 20 - 24 November 2019
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 20 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.
Competition is held with electronic timing system and complete lane result screen.
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
Office: +48 91 383 74 30
LOC Karolina Hubkiewicz: +48 505 455 608
LOC Patricia Witkowska: +48 790 300 111
LOC Arkadiusz Skrzypinski: +48 502 276 990
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
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 will be given to competitors with actual international swimming classification.
Individual events will be conducted as “Point system multiple class events” and medals will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd swimmer according to World Para Swimming points.
Relay events will be conducted as “single class events” and medals will be awarded to all athletes of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd team according to time.
In the exceptional case where only three (3) or fewer athletes (relay teams) compete in an event, medals will be awarded following the “minus one rule”. This means if an event has only three (3) athletes competing in it, two (2) medals will be awarded.
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 2019 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.
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.
In case your delegation will need to get Visas, below we present a list of the Polish Embassies abroad: https://www.gov.pl/web/diplomacy/visas
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 expiry date
Copy of passport (clear to see)
Below you can download Visa Support Request Letter template:
to be announced