SEA Games 2023: Five things to know about fin swimming

Fin swimming made its fifth appearance at the SEA Games in Cambodia, with the sport contested from Friday to Sunday. Here are some fun facts on the niche sport.

  1. What is fin swimming?

Fin swimming is an aquatic sport where athletes use floating and breathing equipment such as masks, snorkels, fins and scuba diving equipment.

Races in indoor competitions are held for distances of 50m, 100m, 200m, 400m and 800m, as well as a 4x100m relay format. For longer distances, competitions are held in open water.

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