Swimming Tournament

Antwerp Brilliant Games 2017


13:00 Accreditation

13:30 Warm-up
14:15 Start Competition

Please note: The organisation can change the program at any time if deemed necessary.

Download the Swimming Start List.
  • This program is final - no changes are possible
  • The given times are approximate and can change during the progress of the tournament


Swimmingpool Groenenhoek
Orpheusplein 1
2600 Antwerpen-Berchem

Tram line 4, 9 - Stop Groenenhoek
You can park your car in the vicinity near Berchem train station.

Length of pool 25m
Number of lanes 6
Timekeeping Electronic

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The swimming tournament will be held according to the Royal Belgium Swimming Association (KBZB) and Fédération International de Natation (FINA) Masters Rules:

  • You must be 20 years of age or older on 31 December 2017
  • Your swimming club must be registered with your national swimming association and/or the FINA
  • You must have an official swimming licence to compete, or at least a day licence

By registering, international participants confirm that their swimming club is a member of their national swimming federation, that they have a valid licence, and that they are authorized to participate in international tournaments.


All events will be carried out in timed heats and the starting places will be assigned according to the registration lists. Women and men are starting in the same events.

There is a maximum of three individual events per participant.

  • 50m freestyle
  • 100m butterfly
  • 200m freestyle
  • 100m breaststroke
  • 50m backstroke
  • 4x50 relay medley


  • 50m butterfly
  • 100m freestyle
  • 200m individual medley
  • 100m backstroke
  • 50m breaststroke
  • 4x50m relay freestyle

Relay teams can be male (4 men), female (4 women) or mixed. In mixed relay teams two women and two men take part, the order in which they swim is up to the participants.

Relay teams can only consist of members from the same club.

Each swimmer can participate in both relay events, but he/she can only swim once per event.

Changes to a relay team are only permitted if this does not affect the category (women, men or mixed; same age group).

Registration forms for the relays will be sent to the team captains a few weeks before the competition. Please enter your team captain's name in the appropriate box during registration.

Age Groups

The age groups are those of the FINA Masters Rules. The age of the participant on 31 December 2017 is determinative.

The age groups for the individual events are:

  • 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, etc.

The age groups for the relays are:

  • 80-99, 100-119, 120-159, 160-199, 200-239, 240-279, etc.

The three fastest participants in each event, age group and gender will receive medals.

For the relays, the three fastest teams for each event, age group and gender (women, men, mixed) will get medals.

City Tour

Take full advantage of the tournament spirit and join our social events.

The Brilliant Party:
On Saturday night, we have a unique location and the best DJs. Click for more

The Sunday Brunch
Start your lazy Sunday with an extensive brunch buffet. Click for more

Guided City Tour
Discover the Belle Epoque in Zurenborg, with massive Art Nouveau and Eclectic Architecture Click for more

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