Aquatics – Open Water

Open Water Swimming Open Water Swimming Monday 6 August 2018

Competition open to everyone,
regardless of the level!
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The open water competition in this 10th edition of the Gay Games will take place in the Bassin de la Villette, in the 19th arrondissement of Paris. It is organized by Paris Aquatique with the support of the French Swimming Federation (FFN), the Ile-de-France Swimming Committee (CIF) and the Paris Swimming Committee (CD75).

Nearly 100 swimmers are expected for this masters competition, with rankings by age groups.

This competition is open to all, regardless of skill level!

Register now on the Facebook event dedicated to open water and follow the preparation of trials.

400
participants
(maximum)

305
slots

as of 30 September 2017

Registration

Competition

To register, each swimmer must be over 18 years of age.

Registrations are done on the registration website for Paris 2018 Gay Games 10. No entries will be accepted on site.

Swimmers can engage in only 1 of the 2 distances proposed.

Register now!

60€

Pink Flamingo

Does your club want to present a show for the Pink Flamingo? Do not forget to register by e-mail to pink-flamingo@paris2018.com.

Spectators

Competition

Spectators are welcome and invited to watch and support their favourite teams and friends!

Admission is free and the docks of La Villette basin are large enough to track competitors throughout their race.

 

Free

Pink Flamingo

This is the large aquatic final event of the week. The Pink Flamingo is the show not to be missed! Swimming clubs, synchro, water polo, and diving put on a colorful water show that’s crazier than you can imagine!

Note, places are limited and the Pink Flamingo will quickly sell out! Buy your tickets early!

The participants registered in swimming, synchronized swimming, water polo, open water, and diving have access to the Pink Flamingo.

More about the Pink Flamingo?

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Rules

FINA rules will be used and the competition is organized according to the recommendations of the International Gay and Lesbian Aquatics (IGLA).

Program

The forecasted program is as follows:

Natation

06 august

  • 2,500 m Men’s
  • 2,500 m Women’s
  • 5,000 m Men’s
  • 5,000 m Women’s

Categories

Age Groups

18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, … (as of December 31st, 2018)

Accessibility

  • Physical Disability Manuel Wheelchair Physical Disability Manuel Wheelchair
  • Physical Disability Electric Wheelchair Physical Disability Electric Wheelchair
  • Physical Disability Standing Physical Disability Standing
  • Hearing Disability Hearing Disability
  • Visual Disability Visual Disability

Information given as an indication. Any person with disabilities who wishes to participate in sporting events is invited to contact us at support.sports@paris2018.com.

The organizing commitee

Federations and clubs

  • FFN FFN French Aquatics Federation
  • Paris Aquatique Paris Aquatique Swimming, Synchronized Swimming, Water-Polo, Diving, Open Water Swimming, Triathlon
    Paris Aquatique Paris Aquatique
    Swimming, Synchronized Swimming, Water-Polo, Diving, Open Water Swimming, Triathlon

    Founded in 1990, PARIS AQUATIQUE is a masters swimming club.

    PARIS AQUATIQUE is a member of the French Aquatics Sports Federation (FFN). With more than 400 members, it is one of the largest Masters Swimming Clubs in the world. One of our founding principles is to fight against discrimination in any form, be it  sexual orientation, gender, ethnic origin, physical disabilities, political affiliation or religious beliefs.

    PARIS AQUATIQUE offers training for adults over 18 in swimming, synchronized swimming, diving, open water swimming and water polo. We also propose a high standard of quality swimming training for triathlon competitors in cooperation with 3 other Parisian LGBT clubs: the Dérailleurs for cycling and the Paris Front Runners and the Athletic Coeur de Fond for running.

    PARIS AQUATIQUE has previously hosted the IGLA 2000 and 2007 Championships with nearly 900 participants in each edition, the 2014 French Masters Swimming Championships with nearly 2.400 swimmers, the 2015 and 2016 French Masters Diving Championships, the 2016 French Masters Synchronized Swimming Championships and every year since 2004, the International Tournament of Paris.

  • Comité d'Île-de-France de Natation Comité d'Île-de-France de Natation
    Comité d'Île-de-France de Natation Comité d'Île-de-France de Natation

    iledefrance.ffnatation.fr

  • Comité de Paris de Natation Comité de Paris de Natation
    Comité de Paris de Natation Comité de Paris de Natation

    paris.ffnatation.fr

Committee

  • Jean-Paul Jean-Paul Open Water Swimming Coordinator

Results

The first three places of each event will receive gold, silver or bronze medal.