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Operation Tokyo Development Galas


Swim Wales is proud to present the Swim Wales Disability Swimming Development Galas
The Swim Wales Development Galas are an introduction to competition for new or beginner swimmers in an informal and fun environment. The galas will take place a designated venues, with both heats and final races being available.
Swim Wales Disability Swimming Development Galas are for swimmers who are yet to gain a
classification into Para-Swimming. Therefore, any swimmers who have a classification will not be eligible for entry.
Races will be swum over 10m, 25m and 50m across a variety of strokes. All swimmers will take part in heats, with the fastest 6 swimmers from heats progressing to the final. The finals will be carried out using a handicapped system. In the event where there are 6 or less swimmers in an event, all the swimmers will take part in the heat and the final.
Floatation aids and/or a supporter in the water are allowed, if required.
Medals will be awarded to the top 3 in each final, with all participants receiving a certificate

Gala Dates
West (Carmarthen TBC) – Saturday 14th October 2017, 12pm-4pm
North (Bangor) – Saturday 6th January 2018, 12:30pm-4:30pm
South (Ebbw Vale) – Saturday 14th April 2018, 2pm-6pm
Entry Criteria
Entries will be accepted through the completion of the Swim Wales Disability Development Gala entry form. This should be returned to Swim Wales National Para-Swimming Manager at

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