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
  • Depth of pool: 2.24 meters
  • Width of lane: 2.50 meters
  • Temperature of water: 28ºC

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)

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.

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 Karolina Hubkiewicz: +48 505 455 608
  • LOC Patricia Witkowska: +48 790 300 111
  • LOC Arkadiusz Skrzypinski: +48 502 276 990

E-MAIL

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

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.

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:

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: