Team Pursuit

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noun - Team pursuit is a type of competitive swimming event. It is a single- or mixed-gender relay swim of (generally) three swimmers who start, swim and finish together in an aquatic peloton. Each team is set off in staggered starts, generally separated by 30 – 60 seconds. The official time of the team is the time that the last swimmer finishes which places a premium on drafting, positioning, navigating, and pacing. The start order is randomly selected.

The Italian team won the European team pursuit race by drafting well.

Synonyms

Team time trial relays, open water pursuit, swimming peloton, aquatic peloton, team time trial, TTT

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