Saturday, July 4, 2009

Open Water Swimming Word Of The Day - Yellow Card

Yellow flag or yellow card (noun): A yellow-colored penalty card or flag that indicates an official warning to a swimmer due to unsportsmanlike conduct or an infraction of the rules during an open water race. The head referee gave a yellow card to the swimmer who cut across the back of his competitor. Synonym: warning.

Excerpt from the Open Water Swimming Dictionary (2009 English edition).