Outline of the 7th CNS National Swimming Championship, 2016

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Below are the outline of this year competition as release during the press conference held on the 16th of September, 2016 at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos as  of the 7th CNS National Swimming Championship, 2016

* Championship dates: Thursday 22nd –  Sunday 25th September 2016

* Venue: Teslim Balogun Stadium Swimming pool, Surulere, Lagos

* Competition Format…
Two categories –
*Senior Category (State teams, Armed Forces, Paramilitary – Police,  Civil Defence, Universities, Clubs, etc)
*Junior Category (Secondary Schools)

This is the first time that the Junior Category is being included.

* Events…. 54 events
*Senior Category – 24 individual events
   –  4 relay races
* Junior Category – 20 individual events
    –  2 relay races

Heats –  Mornings (9am – 12 noon)
Finals –  Afternoons (3.30pm –  5.30pm)

* Awards
–  Medals
–  Cash prizes
–  Trophies (for best Senior team &
runner – up team)
–  Plaques for…
best Senior men/Women swimmers
best Junior boy /girl swimmers
–  Certificates for all participants

  * Major sponsors
–  Nigerian Navy
–  Lagos State Sports Commission

  * Other partners
–  Haggai
–  Ojez
–  Zenith Sports
–  Q Sports

Previous editions were held …

1st edition  –  2000 ( Benin City)
2nd edition –  2010 ( Kaduna)
3rd edition  –  2011 (Ilorin)
4th edition  –  2012 (Calabar)
5th edition  –  2013 (Oghara)
6th edition  –  2014 (Warri)

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