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INVITATION TO INTERNATIONAL SWIMMING COMPETITION

SPORTS CLUB OF THE BLIND AND

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VISUALLY HANDICAPPED IN VILNIUS

INTERNATIONAL SWIMMING COMPETITION

FOR “ŠALTINIS GAMES”

VILNIUS, LITHUANIA

June 20 – 22, 2013

INVITATION

Dear Friends,

The Sports club of the Blind and Visually Handicapped “ŠALTINIS” is pleased to invite swimming sportsmen of your country to participate in the International Swimming Competition for “Šaltinis Games”, which will be held in the capital of Lithuania, Vilnius.

Arrival: Thursday, June 20, 2013 (after lunch).

Competition: Friday, June 21, 2013.

Departure: Saturday, June 22, 2013 (after breakfast).

Competition format: Competitions will be held according to the IPC Swimming Rules – for events order see the Competition Program. There will be heats only, no finals, for classes S11-S13. Swimmers will start in two groups: S11 and S12/13.

Competitors must present themselves to the call up area at least three heats prior to their heat. It is the competitor’s responsibility to be at the start in time.

There will be relays in 4 x 50 freestyle relay. Each country can enter only one relay team. Relays will take place in the end of morning session.

Program:

7:30 – 8:50 Warm up

8.50 – 9.00 Competition Commencement

9.00 – 13.00 Morning session                                         

Event 1 50m backstroke S12/13 F

Event 2 50m backstroke S11 F

Event 3 50m backstroke S12/13 M

Event 4 50m backstroke S11 M

Event 5 50m breaststroke S12/13 F

Event 6 50m breaststroke S11 F

Event 7 50m breaststroke S12/13 M

Event 8 50m breaststroke S11 M

Event 9 50m butterfly S12/13 F

Event 10 50m butterfly S11 F

Event 11 50m butterfly S12/13 M

Event 12 50m butterfly S11 M

Event 13 50m freestyle S12/13 F

Event 14 50m freestyle S11 F

Event 15 50m freestyle S12/13 M

Event 16 50m freestyle S11 M

Event 17 4 x 50m freestyle relay M & F

14:00 – 14:50 Warm up

14.50 – 15.00 Evening session commencement

15:00 – 19:00 Evening session

Event 18 100m backstroke S12/13 F

Event 19 100m backstroke S11 F

Event 20 100m backstroke S12/13 M

Event 21 100m backstroke S11 M

Event 22 100m breaststroke S12/13 F

Event 23 100m breaststroke S11 F

Event 24 100m breaststroke S12/13 M

Event 25 100m breaststroke S11 M

Event 26 100m butterfly S12/13 F

Event 27 100m butterfly S11 F

Event 28 100m butterfly S12/13 M

Event 29 100m butterfly S11 M

Event 30 100m freestyle S12/13 F

Event 31 100m freestyle S11 F

Event 32 100m freestyle S12/13 M

Event 33 100m freestyle S11 M

Awards. Victory ceremony will be held after morning session and after evening session.

Medals will be awarded in each event in first three places in two groups: S11 and S12/13.

Invited countries. All IBSA countries are invited.

Competition venue: Sports complex of the sports club “Šaltinis”. Address: Skroblu str. 3, LT-03138 Vilnius, Lithuania. 25 m swimming pool, 4 lanes. There will be possibility to use sauna on Friday during evening session and two hours after the competition.

Accommodation and meals. All competition participants will be accommodated in the double and triple bedrooms in the 3 Stars Hotel “Pan Tadeusz”, Naugarduko str. 76, LT-03202 Vilnius. Meals will be served either in the cafeteria near the sports complex or at the Hotel Restaurant.

Participation fee: 160 Euros per person per invitational period. It includes the accommodation and meals from Thursday (June 20) dinner till Saturday (June 22) breakfast.

Transportation. On request, all competition participants arriving to the Vilnius airport (or train-station) will be provided with the ground transportation to the hotel and back to the airport (or train station) after the competition for the price of 20 Euros per team.

Additional stay. If you wish to come earlier or depart later than indicated in the invitational period, you will have to pay additionally: Extra bed & breakfast per person – 50 Euro, extra lunch – 15 Euro and extra dinner – 10 Euro.

Insurance: Participating countries are responsible for appropriate team members insurance.

Deadline. Please, confirm your participation in our competition by sending the completed First entry form to the Sports club of the Blind and Visually Handicapped “ŠALTINIS” (saltinis@lass.lt) as soon as possible but no later than June 1, 2013. Second entry form together with the additional information will be sent to the participating countries after June 1, 2013.

We are looking forward to your participation!

Sincerely yours,

Chairman Raimundas Šimkus

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