Open water Officials train skills ahead of 1st Junior Champs in Welland (CAN)

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It was a busy day at Welland's International Flatwater Centre, Ont. Canada, on August 15, 2012 as 29 open water swimming officials gathered to take part in an intermediate clinic conducted by FINA TOWSC Member John West from New Zealand.

The course took place a day before the inaugural edition of the FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships, taking place also in Welland. The course gave a useful insight into open water swimming procedures at FINA events.