Masters

RULES FOR RECORDS

CANADIAN RECORDS

Canadian Records will be recognized from performances at any Provincial Section, Swimming Canada or FINA sanctioned Masters swim meet. Swimmers must be affiliated with Swimming Canada through their PSO or a Swimming Canada Swim Club to be eligible for a Canadian Record. Relay Team Swimmers must all be affiliated with the same Swimming Canada Swim Club.

Canadian Records will be recognized for the following events, both short course and long course;

Freestyle                      50, 100, 200, 400, 800 and 1500 metres
Backstroke                  50, 100 and 200 metres
Breaststroke                50, 100 and 200 metres
Butterfly                       50, 100 and 200 metres
Individual Medley         200 and 400 metres (and 100 metres in 25m pools)
Freestyle Relays          4×50, 4×100 and 4×200 metres
Medley Relays             4×50, 4×100 and 4×200 metres
Mixed Relays               4×50, 4×100 and 4×200 metres Freestyle
4×50, 4×100 and 4×200 metres Medley

Canadian Records will be recognized for the following age groups for men and women;                  
Age Groups, individual events
18-24               40-44               60-64               80-84
25-29               45-49               65-69               85-89
30-34               50-54               70-74               90-94
35-39               55-59               75-79               etc. as required

Age Groups, relay events
72-99               160-199           280-319
100-119           200-239           320-359
120-159           240-279           etc. as required

Canadian Record applications must be submitted on the forms provided on the Swimming Canada web site https://www.swimming.ca/en/national-record-application-procedure/.

The time of first swimmer in all relays, with the exception of mixed relay, may be used for an individual record application.

Intermediate times (official splits), duly confirmed, may be used for an individual record application.