Courtesy of FINA Masters World Championships, Balatonfüred, Hungary.

The masters swimmers will compete in a 3 km one loop competition between August 10th-12th Balatonfüred, Hungary at the 17th FINA Masters World Championships.

Those athletes 55 years and over will compete on Thursday. Those 40-54 years old will compete on Friday. Those ages 25-39 will compete in Lake Balaton on Saturday.

1,200 swimmers will take part, approximately 800 men and 400 women with the most popular age group being 45-49.

Two photos above are of the 5 km race at the 17th FINA World Championships recently held in July; the masters swimmers will compete in same location in Lake Balaton as the elite younger competitors used in July.

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