Events (M&W unless stated)
FINAs age limit for their World Junior competitions:
Men: 15 – 18 years of age (athletes born in 1993, 1994, 1995 & 1996)
Women: 14 – 17 years of age (athletes born in 1994, 1995, 1996 & 1997)
Backstroke: 50m, 100m, 200m
Breaststroke: 50m, 100m, 200m
Butterfly: 50m, 100m, 200m
Freestyle: 50m, 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m (women only), 1500m (men only)
Individual Medley: 200m, 400m
Freestyle Relay: 4 x 100m, 4 x 200m
Medley Relay: 4 x 100m
Sports Co-Ordinator - Shirley Coop
Competed for Isle of Man in 1978 Commonwealth Games, and Natwest Island Games in 1991, 1993 and 1997. Assistant Team Manager at Natwest Island Games in 1995. Competed in World Masters Swimming Champsionships in 1990, 1992, 1994 and 2006, winning Silver and Bronze medals in 1990. Chairman of Manx Masters Swimming Club, formerly member of Isle of Man Sports Council.
The venue for the Swimming events will be the National Sports Centre (NSC), based approximately 1.5 miles (2.4km) from the Games Village on Douglas Promenade and being the main sporting centre for the Games with Athletics, Badminton, Rugby 7’s and Mens Gymnastics also taking place on the same site. This £20 million multipurpose facility is truly the sporting centre of the Island. In September, 1991 the Athletics Stadium was opened by Steve Ovett, the former British and Olympic Champion. In 1998 the Pools, main Sports Hall and Health & Fitness Suite were opened. The development was completed by the opening of an Indoor Bowls Hall, a secondary Sports Hall and six Squash Courts in late 2000.