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Swimming announced in World Masters Games 2017 Programme

Swimming is among twenty-eight sports that have been confirmed into the official programme by the World Masters Organising Committee for 2017.

The full list of sports is:

Athletics, Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Canoe / Kayak, Cycling, Football, Golf, Hockey, Lawn Bowls, Netball, Orienteering, Rowing, Rugby, Sailing, Shooting, Softball, Squash, Surf Life Saving, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Touch Rugby, Triathlon, Volleyball, Water Polo, Weightlifting

Chief Executive of the World Masters Games 2017 Jennah Wootten says the sporting programme is a reflection of the culture and identity of New Zealand.

“Sports such as netball and rugby are played by thousands of New Zealanders young and old.

“Bound by two harbours, Auckland is also one of the best places in the world to host water sports such as sailing, waka ama, swimming and surf life saving.

“We are a nation known the world over for our majestic scenery. Athletes and sports fans are invited to travel to New Zealand in April 2017 to compete, travel, relax and enjoy our famous New Zealand hospitality. There’s never been a better time to plan a visit to Aotearoa.”

Find out more information by visiting : www.worldmastersgames2017.co.nz. Or follow the event on Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and Instagram.

The team at World Masters Games 2017
Auckland, New Zealand