Rules and Regulations of the Competition:

The aim: to contribute to maintainance and solidarity support action for people with oncological diseases, and to organize a traditional international event – the competition ­‘Swimming of Hope’ for different age social groups. This year`s moto is ‘Let us all swim into Hope’.

 The objectives:

  1. To raise the awarenes of healthy lifestyle.
  2. To inform the public about the free of charge aid at the oncological centre.
  3. To promote swimming sports.

Time and Place of Competition Performance:
15th of June 2019, Palanga 25 m, 8 lane indoor swimming pool with electronic timing system. Address: Kretingos g. 23, Palanga.

Chief Referee of the competition: Mečislovas Doviakovskij,

Chief Secretary: Vilius Srėbalius.

Participants of the Competition: the copmpetition is individual. The competition is open for all from 7 up to 18 years old who can swim, from 18 up to 24 years old, 25 years old and older swimmers, Lithuanian and foreign nationals, who have ended their active career in sports, and have paid an entry fee. Each participant may take part in no more than 2 events in "long distance" events - 200m medley, 400m freestyle, 100m medley and no more than 2 events in 50m sessions.

Participant`s Support donnation shall be paid via a bank transfer to Klaipėda Masters Swim Club ‘Nendrė’ (Company code 193183543) account LT467300010002329168, Swedbank 73000. The participants` fee for athletes from 7 up to 18 years old and 65+ - 10 EUR, from 19 to 64 years old - 20 EUR, for athletes with disabilities - 5 EUR.

Awards:. The winners and prize winners of each race will be awarded with medals in each age group. The top 5 of women and men will be provided with suveniers.

Cultural Programme: 15 EUR

Participants of the Competition are fully responsible for their own health and life in the course of the competition.

There shall be masters` age groups in accordance with the rules addopted by FINA as follows (25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59 etc.).

Registration of Participants: 
15th of June (Saturday) –

Opening ceremony 12:00

Programme of the Competition:

Warming up – 11:30-12:00

Start of competition - 12:10:
400 m freestyle (Women/Men) 
200 m medley (Women/Men)

Awards – 400m freestyle, 200m medley

50 m freestyle for athletes with disabilities
50 m butterfly (Women/Men)

Awards – 50 m freestyle for athletes with disabilities

50 m backstroke for athletes with disabilities
50 m backstroke (Women/Men)

Awards – 50 m backstroke for athletes with disabilities

50 m breaststroke (Women/Men)
50 m freestyle (Women/Men)

100 m medley (Women/Men)
4x50 m mixed medley

The Registration of the Competition Participants: 

The registration shall be submitted online sending an application to e-mail:

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Applications shall be accepted till June 12th 2019, possible changes may be till 18:00 on June 14th 2019. Any changes shall be sent in a free format, there is no need for an additional application.

On the day of the competition changes and new participants are not registered.

Please indicate results available in the application, in absence of results please write NT.

Information: Asta Dirgėlienė, phone +37065793327.

Application form example:

Club, city _____________________

Participates in ‘Swimming of Hope 2019’: ‘Let us all swim into Hope’


Name, Surname

Date of Birth

Distance/ Stroke

Result Available


Jonas Jonaitis


50 freestyle

50 backstroke




Petras Petraitis


400 freestyle

100 medley



Contacts: phone No_________________, e-mail ___________________________


The Organizers of the Competition:
Klaipėda`s Swimming Federation, Klaipėda`s Sports Centre ‘Gintaras’, Klaipėda`s Masters Swim Club ‘Nendrė’.