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Finswimming
List of Disciplines
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Finswimming

Finswimming

Finswimming differs from swimming in the use of swimfins and other equipment. The equipment used is dictated by the disciplines that the competitor is racing.

These disciplines reflect finswimming's origins and development from SCUBA and snorkelling.

There are four disciplines in international finswimming (in swimming pools) Surface: 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1500, 4 x 100 relay and 4 x 200 relay (metres) Surface bifins (stereofins): 50, 100 and 200 (metres) Apnea: 50 (metres) Immersion: 100, 400, 800 (metres).

List of disciplines

  • Finswimming

Finswimming is the progression of a swimmer using monofins or normal fins (called bifins or stereofins within the sport) either on the water surface or underwater, using only muscle strength. It is a discipline of underwater sports.

List of events

  • men

    1. SURFACE, 50M

    2. SURFACE, 100M

    3. SURFACE, 200M

    4. SURFACE, 400M

    5. SURFACE, 800M

    6. SURFACE, 4X100M

    7. SURFACE, 4X200M

    8. BI - FINS, 100M

    9. BI - FINS, 4X100M

  • women

    1. SURFACE, 50M

    2. SURFACE, 100M

    3. SURFACE, 200M

    4. SURFACE, 400M

    5. SURFACE, 800M

    6. SURFACE, 4X100M

    7. SURFACE, 4X200M

    8. BI - FINS, 100M

    9. BI - FINS, 4X100M

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