|First event||Eastbourne, England in 2001|
|Occur every||2 years|
|Purpose||lifesaving sport event for members of the Commonwealth|
The Commonwealth Pool Lifesaving Championships is an international event where swimmers from around the Commonwealth take part in lifesaving sport events. The championship is under the auspices of The Royal Lifesaving Society which has Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as patron.
Conditions of Competition
Each team may send 4 Competitors, One Male team, and One Female Team. The Teams may also send a "Development Team" Every Member of the team 'MUST be 16 years old + on the start day of the championships.
In the Championships, any one from the Commonwealth can enter. The championship's teams are located in two different Divisions (Division I And Division II).:
|Division 1 Nations|
|Australia||Isle of Man||Singapore||Canada||New Zealand|
|South Africa||England||Northern Ireland||Wales||Guernsey|
|Division 2 Nations|
|Anguilla||Guyana||Papua New Guinea||Antigua & Barbuda||India|
|St. Helena||Bahamas||Jamaica||St. Kitts & Nevis||Bangladesh|
|Jersey||St. Lucia||Barbados||Kenya||St. Vincent & The Grenadines|
|Seychelles||Botswana||Malawi||Sierra Leone||British Virgin Islands|
|Malaysia||Solomon Islands||Brunei||Maldives||Sri Lanka|
|Mozambique||Trinidad & Tobago||Dominica||Namibia||Turks & Caicos|
Each Championship has their own Race Events:
|Division I||Division II|
|Race Event.||Max Entries Per Team.||Race Event.||Max Entries Per Team.|
|200m Obstacle Swim||2 Competitors||100m Obstacle Swim||2 Competitors|
|50m Manikin Carry||2 Competitors|
|Rescue Medley||2 Competitors|
|100m Manikin Carry With Fins||2 Competitors||100m Manikin Carry With Fins||2 Competitors|
|100m Manikin Tow with Fins||2 Competitors||100m Manikin Tow with Fins||2 Competitors|
|200m Superlifesaver||2 Competitors||100m Superlifesaver||2 Competitors|
|Line Throw||2 Teams||Line Throw||2 Teams|
|4 x 25m Manikin Relay||1 Team ( 4 members )|
|4 x 50m Obstacle Swim||1 Team ( 4 Members )||4 x 50m Obstacle Swim||1 Team ( 4 Members )|
|4 x 50m Medley Relay||1 Team ( 4 Members )||4 x 50m Medley Relay||1 Team ( 4 Members )|
|Stimulated Emergency Response||1 Team ( 4 Members )||Stimulated Emergency Response||1 Team ( 4 Members )|
In the name of all competitors, I promise that we shall respect and abide by the rules of this championship, competing with a spirit of sportsmanship and fair play.
In the name of all officials, I promise that we shall officiate in this Championship with the impartially, honoring the rules which govern this competition and the spirit of fair play which inspires them.
|Official Opening Declaration:
On behalf of the royal life saving society, I declare these Championships officially open.
The Conference took place between the 9th of June and the 11th of June, with the Championships taking place between the 12th and the 14th of June.
The venue of the Championships was The Kinsmen Sports Center.
The Kinsmen Sports Centre is one of the world's finest fitness and recreation facilities. Located in Edmonton's beautiful river valley, the centre offers facilities for many sports. It is owned and operated by the City of Edmonton. This swimming complex was built for the 1978 Commonwealth Games. The facility was upgraded in 1998 and again in 2006. It has hosted major sport events including international water polo championships, the 1983 University Games and World Cup Swimming from 1998 to 2001.
Competition pool: 10 lanes, 50 m long x 25 m wide with a depth of 2 to 2.3 m Warm-up pool: 50 m long x 13 m wide with a depth of 1.1 to 1.4 m; bulkhead at 25 m (twelve 25 m lanes)
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