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Commonwealth Festival of Lifesaving

Date: 
Thursday, 10 August, 2017 to Saturday, 12 August, 2017
Location: 
Kings Park SWimming Pool, Durban, Masabalala Yengwa Ave, Durban, 4001

Commonwealth Championships

Commonwealth Championships for national and development teams from all Commonwealth nations.

Events to include:

  • 50m Manikin Carry
  • 100m Manikin Carry with Fins
  • 100m Manikin Tow with Fins
  • 200m Super lifesaver
  • 4 x 25m Manikin Carry Relay
  • 4 x 50m Medley Relay

The Lifesaving Challenge

The Lifesaving Challenge is for individuals from across the Commonwealth. The Challenge will form the Lifesaving Skills element of the festival, enabling individuals will test their lifesaving skills on an international stage. The event features both male and female categories and is open to all members of the Commonwealth Lifesaving family.

This championship will consist of the following events:

  • Aquatic Simulated Emergency Response Event
  • Simulated Emergency Response Event Resuscitation Test
  • 100m Swim and Non Contact Tow
  • 12.5m Line Throw
  • 100m Lifesaving Medley Swim (lifesaving back stroke and side stroke)