Sunday, October 12, 2008

Open Water Swimming in the Americas

The Union Americana de Natacion (U.A.N.A.), translated into English as Amateur Swimming Union of the Americas, is a FINA-recognized sports organization with responsibilities in pool swimming, diving, water polo, synchronized swimming, masters swimming and open water swimming in the Western Hemisphere.

UANA is the continental governing body recognized by FINA (Federation Internationale de Natation), the world's governing body for aquatics.

Here one can find a variety of information about the swimming activities throughout the Americas.

The Spanish-language UANA open water swimming (or agua abiertas in Spanish) pages are here.

The English-language UANA open water swimming pages are here.

Swimming World Magazine also occasionally provides updates from the UANA member countries, its events and athletes.

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