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In-water Start

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In-the-water start at the 2014 Japan Open Water Swimming Championships in Tateyama, Chiba

noun - An in-water start refers to an open water swimming or winter swimming or ice swimming competition that begins in the water and does not require swimmers to dive in from a starting pontoon or run in the water from a beach, pier or shoreline to start. Swimmers stand or tread water in a depth sufficient for them to commerce swimming on the start signal.


The bay swim used an in-water start where the swimmers lined up behind the rope.


in-the-water start


beach start, dive start, run-in start, onshore start

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