PR53 - 13th FINA World Championships Rome 2009 - Open Water Competition
On a meeting held today in Rome (ITA), the FINA Bureau decided to postpone the Open Water Swimming events on the programme of the 13th FINA World Championships Rome 2009, due to the weather conditions in Ostia, the location for these competitions.
According to this decision, the Open Water Swimming races will now take place according to the following programme:
• July 21, 2009: 5km Women (11:00) and 5km Men (14:00)
• July 23, 2009: 10km Women (08:30) and 10km Men (12:00)
• July 25, 2009: 25km Men (08:30) and 25km Women (08:40)