OLD STARS FIRENZE
2nd FIRENZE INTERNATIONAL MASTERS MEET
Dear Masters Swimmers, we are here once again organizing our
INTERNATIONAL MASTERS MEET in Florence.
The meet will be held at the “Paolo Costoli” swimming complex:
Viale Paoli - Florence Italy
This is an outdoor, long course (50 meter) pool with 10 lanes. A 25 meter pool with 9 lanes will be continually available for training and warm-up (plus a kids pool). The temperature of the water will be 26/27°c (80/81 degrees Fahrenheit), timing will be automatic touch-pads.
Program of Events:
1:00 pm Welcome! Program and gadgets distribution
1:30 pm Warm-up
2:30 pm 200 freestyle
4 x 25 “Funny free relay” (see explanation below)
8:30 pm Warm-up
9:30 pm 50 free with “Australiana” (see explanation below)
8:30 am Warm-up
9:30 am 200 breaststroke
200 individual medley
Of all the participants in the 50 free, the 10 best male and female times will participate
in finals with the immediate elimination of the last 2 participants (alternating male and
female) until the last heat, in which 4 swimmers race for the first 3 places and awarded
with prizes (3 males and 3 females)
“ 4 x 25 Funny free relay ”:
The relay scores will not be included in the final team ranking and will be “free”, meaning that each team may be made up of 2 men/2 women, from different clubs, nationalities, any swimsuits, wigs, anything! During the dinner (before the 50 free begins) the funniest relays will be rewarded.
THIS WILL BE A RELAY PARTY!! SHOW OFF YOUR FANTASY!
The list of relays must be presented to the organization before the end of the 200 backstroke.
Men and women will compete in the same heats for the individual races. The results will be divided by sex and age categories. The heats will be organized from the slowest to the fastest times : we KINDLY ask the teams to specify the entry times on the application form attached.
ONLY ONE START WILL BE ALLOWED
Athletes who are affiliated with an Italian team may participate in 2 individual races. Athletes who are affiliated with a non-Italian team may participate in 3 individual races , however only the first 2 listed on the entry form will be considered valid for the final team classification results. The 3rd individual race will be regularly awarded.
The team results will be made up of the total of the points of each athlete obtained during the meet using the FIN Supermasters 2008/09 system. The first 15 teams with the highest accumulated scores will be awarded a prize.
For the individual races, the first 3 of each age and sex category will pick up their awards at the Reception. Awards to the teams will be made in poolside ceremony immediately after the end of the meet.
The completed application form must be sent by May 20, 2009 to:
Via B. Latini, 47
Or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or by fax to: 0039055215256 (24 hours on)
Mob. Phone 347/5087019
The race fee will be 8,00 euros per athlete (10 euros for non-Italians participating in 3 races).
The relay is free-of-charge.
Throughout the event, there will be a number of refreshment stands in a special “Toscany Village” around the pool, where visitors can buy pasta, “porchetta” (whole rost pork), crepes, ice creams and other local offers.....
Old Stars Firenze is not responsible for damage to persons or things during or after the meet.
The rules and regulations of Federazione Italiana Nuoto will apply to items not specified in this program.
For lodging, tours, cultural visits, rentals, etc, contact
ENIC meetings & events
tel +39 055 2608941
fax +39 055 2608948
e- mail email@example.com
ask for Stefania Petroni
……..ARRIVEDERCI A FIRENZE!!!