Regulations


For the sport swimmer (S-swimmer) applies:

  • Sport swimmers must swim without Neo regardless of the water temperature. Swimsuits are allowed. Below 18 degrees (similar to FINA) neoplasm exists.
  • The S-Class is reserved for club swimmers or ice skaters. Enclose OSV license upon registration.
  • Registration takes place at the respective organizer, as separate S-class. In principle, you decide on the first two events for this ranking in the Cup.
  • 2 classes (16-39, 40+) are counted in the cup: 40 + is counted separately for more than 5 starters
  • The S-Class starts in its own launch

 

For the general swimmers the following rules apply:

  • At water temperatures over 24 degrees is Neoverbot, below 18 degrees Neopflicht.
  • Due to specific requirements, specific rules regarding safety may apply depending on the sea / country.
  • The general swimmers are counted as usual in 4 age groups. Individual organizers have also provided a 60 + rating.

 

CODE OF ETHICS

(Austrian Open Water Cup / Classic Open Water Cup over 7 km)

 

Since 2016, there is a "code of honor" for the drafting!

According to the code of honor, swimmers who spend the majority of the event in the wake of a faster swimmer should leave this 500m from the finish line to overtake or overtake.

The 500m mark will be marked by a buoy!

This Code will not be reviewed or punished. However, for reasons of fairness, everyone is encouraged to follow this code of honor.

 

Attention; this code of honor does not apply to S-Class swimmers, here in principle swims according to FINA rules

 

Organization:

 

Organizer: Aqua Sportiv Club, SooM Sport & Management

Organization: Allianz4backwaterman

Water Safety / Race Director: Franz Frühauf

Doctor: Tbc, an experienced rescue doctor

 

Trails

RULES FOR WEARING THE NEOPRENE SUIT:

 

Under 18 ° C wearing a wetsuit, as regulated by the FINA, duty.

 

Local conditions (constantly accessible shore, etc.) allow a deviation from this rule, if this is announced by the organizer.

 

From 24.0 ° C there is absolute neoprene prohibition!



Age Classes    
General Swimmer (A- Class)    
     
Age Classes Age Year 
 Junior Class female (F 0) 16 till 23 1996 - 2003
 Junior Class male (M 0) 16 till 23 1996 - 2003
     
General Class female 1 (F l) 24 till 39 1995 - 1980
General Class male 1 (M l) 24 till 39 1995 - 1980
     
master Class female 2 (F ll) 40 till 49 1979 - 1970
master Class male 2 (M ll) 40 till 49 1979 - 1970
     
     
master Class female 3 (F lll) 50 and older 1969 - 1960
master Class male 3 (M lll) 50 and older 1969 - 1960
     
master Class female 4 (F lV) 60 and older 1959+
master Class male 4 (M lV) 60 and older 1959+
     
     
Age Classes    
Sport Swimmer (S-Class)     
     
Age Classes Age Year
 Junior Class female (F 0) 16 bis 39 1980 - 2003
 Junior Class male (M 0) 16 bis 39 1980 - 2003
     
General Class female 1 (F l) 16 bis 39 1979+
General Class male 1 (M l) 16 bis 39 1970+