Just two weeks left to enter national swimming competition

NT Government

Some of the best swimmers from Australia and the world will descend on Darwin next month for the 2024 Masters Swimming Australia National Championships.

There’s just two weeks left for people to enter, with those thinking about participating encouraged to take the plunge.

Athletes of all abilities aged over 18 can participate with locals expected to be tough opponents in the pool. The championships will take place from 3-7 May with entry free for spectators.

There are a range of categories for swimmers to enter including an open water race which will take place on Tuesday 7 May at Darwin Waterfront. The remainder of the events will be at Parap Pool, which is free for spectators to attend.

There’s no qualifying times for entrants, with the aim of the competition to be fun and inclusive.

Entries close for individual events at midday 19 April and for relay events at midday 26 April.

The 2024 Masters Swimming Australia National Championships is supported by the Northern Territory Government through Northern Territory Major Events Company (NTMEC) Event Funding Program.

To enter, head to [https://www.mastersswimmingnt.org.au/2024-national-championships/]

Quotes from NTMEC CEO Suzana Bishop:

“The Masters Swimming Australia National Championships is a great opportunity for competitors from outside of Darwin to explore all the Top End has to offer, from cultural experiences, to swimming under waterfalls at Litchfield National Park.”

Quotes from 2024 Masters Swimming Australia National Championships Convenor Neil Ludvigsen:

“We are delighted to be soon hosting the 2024 Masters Swimming Australia National Championships right here in Darwin, where the water’s always warm and the champions train.

“We have swimmers of all ages (18+) and abilities competing in this world-class event and Northern Territory competitors are looking forward to making a splash after months of training by our experienced coaches at Parap Pool.

“The nationals are a great celebration of Masters Swimming in Australia, whose motto is fitness, friendship and fun.”

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