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Hamad Aquatic Centre in Aspire
OCA youth camp athletes to participate in 6th Qatar International Swimming Championship

19 Jun 2014
Doha, Qatar: The Qatar Swimming Association (QSA) has invited all the athletes taking part in the OCA Swimming Youth Camp to participate in its own flagship tournament - the 6th Qatar International Championship, to be held from June 24-26 at the Hamad Aquatic Centre. QSA Executive Director Mohammed Abdullah Alsheeb said the championship would be the best event to gauge the progress of the athletes from the OCA swimming youth camp.

"The QSA has hosted the Qatar International Swimming Championship for the past 5 years, and we have decided to invite all the youth camp athletes from 31 NOCs to compete in this championship as a test for their 10 days training in Doha," he said.

“We have invited many athletes from GCC countries and Africa to this championship in the past, and I’m glad to see that more athletes from all around Asia can join the sixth edition. It’s the QSA’s long-term plan to create a top youth swimming championship so that many young athletes will benefit from it.”

The three-day championship will have two age categories - 13 to 14 years and 15 to 16 years - and each swimmer can participate in any number of individual events in addition to two relays plus the mixed relay.

The 37 events are:

50m, 100m, 200m Butterfly (M&W)
50m, 100m, 200m Backstroke (M&W)
50m, 100m, 200m Breaststroke (M&W)
50m, 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m Freestyle (M&W)
200m, 400m Individual Medley (M&W)
4 x 50m Medley Relay (M&W)
4 x 50m Freestyle Relay (M&W)
4 x 50m Medley Relay (Mixed)
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