During the 8-hours-swim, participants try to swim as far as possible within the given 8 hours.
Swimmers can start as often as they wish, the swum distances will be added together, short breaks at the starting area at the lane are allowed. The use of any floatation devices or wet suits is not allowed. Each participant will swim with a numbered swimming cap, which is provided by us. DSV- / FINA-approval is not necessary. We will finish the tournament with a fun “prosecco relay”. The rules will be explained at the swimming pool.
From 2.000 m: bronze medal
From 6.000 m: silver medal
From 10.000 m: gold medal
The three women and the three men who cover the longest distances will receive a trophy.
Each swimmer will receive a certificate with the distance swum.
The award ceremony will take place at the end of the tournament in the swimming pool hall.
Participation is permitted to anyone who has been fully vaccinated against COVID19 (including a booster jab) or fully recovered from COVID19 no longer than six months before the start of WWS and can prove this via a valid written or electronic certificate if asked. Said certificate will at the latest be required to be shown by the accreditation on Friday.
The participation fee is 20,- €.
It includes entry to the pool building as well as snacks and drinks.
The number of participants is limited to 50.