The ASA Easter International Swimming Meet

The 26th Edition of the

ASA Easter International Swim Meet

Malta

between the 25th and 27th April 2019

 

APPROVED AS AN OFFICIAL FINA QUALIFYING EVENT

Competition Invitation

Information Pack available soon

The Aquatic Sports Association of Malta has the pleasure to invite clubs which are affiliated to FINA through membership of their own federation, to participate in the 26th International Age Group Swimming Meeting which will be held in Malta between Thursday 25th and Saturday 27th April 2019 (the week-end after Easter 2019).

Venue

Outdoor 50m pool, 10 lanes (competitions in 8 lanes with heats and finals).

Water temperature 26° C.

Electronic timing OMEGA Swiss Timing.

Warm up pool: Outdoor 25m pool, 10 lanes.

 

Meet Regulations

 The competition will be held in a 50 m outdoor pool with 8 lanes for preliminary heats and 8 lanes in the finals. The preliminary heats will be held in the morning sessions, while in the afternoon the best swimmers with the fastest times will compete in the B and A Finals.

Settings are made according to registration times. The results of the heats are classified into seven women’s and seven men’s age groups as follows:

 

Women

 

Men

Age Gp

Year of Birth

 

Age Gp

Year of Birth

A

2007 – 2011

 

A

2007 – 2011

B

2006

 

B

2006

C

2005

 

C

2005

D

2004

 

D

2004

E

2003

 

E

2003

F

2002

 

F

2002

Open

2011 and older

 

Open

2011 and older

 

50 m events:  Heats will be held for Age Groups A, B, C, D, E, F & Open during the morning session with Finals during the afternoon session (one final for each age group). In 50 m events only swimmers born in 2001 and older can qualify for the Open Age Group Final.

100 m and 200 m events: Timed Finals will be held for Age Groups A, B, C, D, E & F during the morning program. Medals will be presented according to the times obtained during the heats.

For the Open Age Group Competitions in 100 and 200 m events Heats will be held during the morning session with B and A finals in the afternoon. Only Maltese (registered with the ASA) swimmers will be entitled to take part in the B finals even if there are foreign swimmers who obtain better times during the morning heats.

In 400 m events Timed Finals will be held with the slowest heats during the morning session (maximum of 3 heats) and fastest heat held during the afternoon session.

In 800 and 1500 m freestyle Timed Finals will be held during the morning session only (maximum of 2 heats).

In relays each Club can enter a maximum of two teams. All club teams shall be composed of swimmers from the same club. The ASA at it’s own discretion reserves the right to enter National Teams made up of club swimmers.

COMPETITION SCHEDULE

 Thursday, April 25th 2019

Session 1:

Warm up 7:45 – 8:45. Start 9:00

100m freestyle W, M (Open – heats, A, B, C, D, E, F age groups – timed finals)

200m backstroke W, M (Open – heats, A, B, C, D, E, F age groups – timed finals)

50m breaststroke W, M (Open (2001 and older), A, B, C, D, E, F age groups – heats)

200m butterfly W, M (Open – heats, A, B, C, D, E, F age groups – timed finals)

50m backstroke W, M (Open (2001 and older), A, B, C, D, E, F age groups – heats)

1500m freestyle W, M (Open – timed finals, maximum of 2 heats)

 

Session 2:

Warm up 14:45 – 15:45. Start 16:00

100m freestyle W, M (Open B and A – finals)

200m backstroke W, M (Open B and A – finals)

50m breaststroke W, M (A, B, C, D, E, F age groups finals, Open B and A – finals)

200m butterfly W,M (Open B and A – finals)

50m backstroke W, M (A, B, C, D, E, F age groups finals, Open B and A – finals)

4x100m freestyle Relay W, M – finals

 

Friday, April 26th 2019

Session 3:

Warm up 7:45 – 8:45. Start 9:00

200m breaststroke W,M (Open – heats, A, B, C, D, E, F age groups – timed finals)

100m backstroke W, M (Open – heats, A, B, C, D, E, F age groups – timed finals)

200m freestyle W, M (Open – heats, A, B, C, D, E, F age groups – timed finals)

50m butterfly W, M (Open (2001 and older), A, B, C, D, E, F age groups – heats)

400m IM W,M (Open – timed finals, slowest heats, maximum of 3 heats)

800m freestyle W,M (Open – timed finals, maximum of 2 heats)

 

Session 4:

Warm up 14:45 – 15:45. Start 16:00

400m IM W, M (Open – timed finals, fastest heat)

200m breaststroke W, M (Open B and A – finals)

200m freestyle W, M (Open B and A – finals)

50m butterfly W, M (A, B, C, D, E, F age groups finals, Open B and A – finals)

100m backstroke W, M (Open B and A – finals)

4x200m freestyle W, M – finals

 

Saturday, April 27th

Session 5:

Warm up 7:45 – 8:45. Start 9:00

100m breaststroke W,M (Open – heats, A, B, C, D, E, F age groups – timed finals)

200m IM W,M (Open – heats, A, B, C, D, E, F age groups – timed finals)

100m butterfly W,M (Open – heats, A, B, C, D, E, F age groups – timed finals)

50m freestyle W, M (Open (2001 and older), A, B, C, D, E, F age groups – heats)

400m freestyle W,M (Open – timed finals, slowest heats, maximum of 3 heats)

 

Session 6:

Warm up 14:45 – 15:45. Start 16:00

400m freestyle W, M (Open – timed finals, fastest heat)

100m breaststroke W, M (Open B and A – finals)

200m IM W, M (Open B and A – finals)

100m butterfly W, M (Open B and A – finals)

50m freestyle W, M (A, B, C, D, E, F age groups finals, Open B and A – finals)

4x100m medley Relay W, M – finals

 

The organizers are able to arrange Full Board accommodation and inland transport.

In the Age-Group events, medals shall be awarded to the swimmers obtaining the best three results in each event by age group.  In the Open events medals shall be awarded to the swimmers obtaining the best three results.

An entry fee of €6 per swimmer per event shall be charged. Fees for relays are of €20.00 per team. There is also a Club registration fee of €40. Closing date for entries is Thursday 14th April 2019.

The organisers reserve the right to limit the number of entries in specific events depending on the number of entries received.  Program schedule and sequence may also change due to organisational reasons.

Further information, including financial conditions and registration forms, as well as arrangements for training camps prior to the meet, are available by contacting the Organising team on stcsecretary@asaofmalta.org

 

The GUESS 25th Easter International Swim Meet

was held between the 5th and the 7th April 2018

RESULTS of the 25th Edition