C 3 DEFINITIONS
C 3.1 FINA Bureau – means all Bureau Members elected by the FINA General Congress in accordance with FINA Rules C 17.4 and C 15.6 or pursuant to FINA Rules C 17.1.6, C 17.8, C 17.10, C 17.11 and C 17.12.14.
C 3.2 FINA Executive – means the Executive Committee consisting of the FINA President, the FINA Honorary Secretary and the FINA Honorary Treasurer in accordance with FINA Rule C 17.6.
C 3.3 FINA Committees – means the FINA Standing Committees including all members therein appointed by the Bureau in accordance with FINA Rules C 18.1 and C 18.2.
C 3.4 FINA Commissions – means any commission including all members appointed by the Bureau for special tasks.
C 3.5 Competitions shall include championships, events and tournaments.
C 3.6 Management Committee – means the committee responsible for the entire management of the competition.
C 3.7 Competitor – means a person who is taking part in competitions.
C 3.8 Official – Any person elected or appointed to any position within the Organisation of FINA, the Continental Organisations, the Member Federations and any person appointed into any position pursuant to FINA Rule C 5 shall be regarded as an official.
C 3.9 Costumes – whenever used in these rules means “swimsuits”
C 3.10 Swimwear – means swimsuit, cap and goggles
C 3.11 Whenever the fact or context so requires in order to give effect to the FINA Constitution and Rules, words in the singular shall include the plural, words in the plural shall include the singular; words of the masculine, feminine or neuter gender shall include any gender, except in the specification of a competition being for male or female competitors; and correction of any manifestly evident clerical errors shall be made.