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The descriptions below will tell you exactly what each stat means for the swimming section, so that you know how to properly fill out your athletic information. The descriptions correspond to the number labels on the image. To get info about the diving stats, click here.
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1) Short Course Yards Events: Here, just check the box next to each event that you compete in. Short Course Yards Events indicates those events that take place in a 25 yard pool. The distance of the swim is measured in yards.
2) Long Course Meters Events: Here, just check the box next to each event that you compete in. Long Course Meters Events indicates those events that take place in a 50 meter pool. The distance of the swim is measured in meters.
3) Event Times: Here, enter in your personal best time for each of the events that you compete in. MM:SS:hs refers to the time in minutes, seconds, and hundreths of seconds. For example, typing in 01:33:47 would mean it took you 1 minute, 33 seconds, and 47 hundreths of a second to finish the swim.