The event is open to both boys and girls between the ages of 14-16 Years), 17-18 YEARS (Boys & Girls), 19& Above (Seniors) and commerce from the chorkor Beach and finish at the James Town Beach. The event will cover distances of 5KM (Youth), 7.5 KM (JUNIOR) and 10KM respectively.
A statement from the Association noted that the event is aimed at selecting Junior Swimmers to participate in the 1st FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships to be held in Welland, Canada from August 16-19,2012. An Open Water Swimming Officials seminar will be held alongside the international event.
Meanwhile, successful swimmers in the seniors’ category will be selected for other International Open Water Swimming Championships later this year. Interested participants should therefore register at the Ghana Swimming Secretariat at the Accra Sports Stadium or call the Sports Development Officer on 0241242616/0208763071 for further details.