Qualification Criteria for Munster Graded Galas Dec 2012

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Qualification Criteria for Munster Graded Galas Dec 2012

 

New swimmers start at Grade C (generally they have NT – no times, but after a few galas they get their times in the various strokes). Swimmers continue at Grade C galas (irrespective of age) until they meet the criteria for Grade B in one of the 3 options below. Similarly to move from Grade B to Grade A.

 

Qualification Times to move from Grade C to Grade B Galas

 

Option 1 :

100 Freestyle:        Female:  1.32        Male:  1.29

100 IM :                     Female:  1.47        Male: 1.43

 

Option 2 :

100 Freestyle plus 2 x 50m B Strokes (Back/Breast/Fly)

Back :                       Female:  48.00       Male:  46.00

Breast :                   Female:  53.00         Male: 52.00

Fly:                           Female:  54.00         Male:  51.00

 

Option 3 :  

     100 IM plus 2 x 50m B Strokes (Back/Breast/Fly)

 

 

Qualification Times to move from Grade B to Grade A Galas

 

To qualify for Grade “A” swimmers must achieve the qualifying times in 200m Frontcrawl and 200m IM or the 200m Frontcrawl and two of the other 100m events ( either the 100m Fly, or 100m Backstroke or 100m Breaststroke), or the 200m IM and two of the other 100m events ( either the 100m Fly, or 100m Backstroke or 100m Breaststroke)

 

Option 1: 

 200 Freestyle :     Female:  2.50       Male:  2.45

And

200 IM  :                   Female:  3.06         Male:  3.02

 

Option 2

 

200 Freestyle :     Female:  2.50        Male:  2.45

And

100 Fly :                      Female:  1.40         Male:  1.38

OR

100 Backstroke :      Female:   1.35        Male :  1.32

OR

100 Breaststroke     Female:   1.42            Male: 1.40

 

Option 3

 200 IM :                      Female:   3.06         Male:  3.02

And

100 Fly :                        Female:  1.40          Male: 1.38

OR

100 Backstroke :      Female:   1.35           Male 1.32

OR

100 Breaststroke :  Female:  1.42            Male: 1.40

 

Once Grade A is achieved swimmers should then be aiming to achieve IAG Division 2 National times and/or other National times for Irish S.C. / Dave McCullagh / Irish L.C. / IAG & Summer Championships.

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