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Swimming world championship 2017 odds

Swimming is the individual or team sport game that involves using arms and legs to move the body through water. The sport takes place in the pool or in open water like in lake and sea. The sport is held internationally as well where participants from various parts of the world take part.

The history of swimming goes back to the Stone Age. The prehistoric men used swimming to cross lakes and rivers. It emerged as the recreational activity in England in 1830s when the first indoor swimming pool was opened to public. It became an organized sports discipline in the beginning of the 19th century. The early swimmers used breaststrokes style or its variations in swimming.

Competitive swimming is one of the most popular sports in Olympics with events like lifestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly and individual medley. Swimming each stroke requires specific techniques and there are various regulations for different strokes. There are many health benefits of swimming as well.

The swimming world championship is held at distances from 50 meters to 1500 meters. At this championship, the morning session includes preliminary heats while the evening sessions include semi finals and finals. Based on these results, the athlete with the best performance proceeds to the next stage.

In the longer relays, athletes showing the best competitive time in a preliminary heat qualify for finals. 8 participants qualify for the finals. For distances of 800m and 1500m, the contest was held on the following day. The other races are about less than 800m are covered on the same day. In the 50m, 100m, and 200m events, 16 fastest and top swimmers from the preliminaries qualify for the semi finals.

There are various international championships of swimming that are held in various countries. FINA (Federation Internationale de Natation des Amateurs) is the world champion association that was formed in 1908. The number of events contested by FINA has grown steadily through the years. These include 15 events for men and 14 events for women.

The most successful world championship swimming companies that remain on the top are USA, Germany and Australia. Because of the fact that the main Olympic champion of the world's swimming history was a Hungarian – Alfréd Hajós – it is quite obvious that his successors figure out how to fulfill the expectations and to live up with challenges.

The successes of 1896 were followed by other swimmers, including 19 swimmers who won 28 Olympic gold awards. The most extraordinary career is that of Krisztina Egerszegi, who is among the world's swimming women competitor who collect five Olympic titles between 1988 and 1996.

FINA has reported the "A" and "B" principles for the 2017 World swimming Championships being held in Budapest, Hungary. The 2017 World Aquatics Championships FINA is the seventeenth version and will be held in Budapest, Hungary from 14–30 July 2017.

The outline has been provided which mention that if a nation just enters one swimmer in an occasion they are more likely to enter "B" capability standard. In the event that a nation enters two swimmers in an occasion they both must have attained the "A" standard. It is also feasible for a country to enter a swimmer into the criteria regardless of the standards if they meet the certain criteria. The criteria are as per the following:

  • If there are no swimmers qualified, federation can enter two male and two female members.
  • If they have one or two qualified, they can enter an extra four (two male, two female).
  • If three are qualified they can enter one extra swimmer. But in any case, both genders are represented.
  • Swimmers entered without qualifying times must approve the FINA qualifying event.
  • Every country can just enter one team in terms of the relay.

The competition time to accomplish these qualifying times started on March 1st, 2016 and ends on July 13th, 2017.

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