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COVID-19 and the swimming community

COVID-19 and the swimming community


We are in unprecedented times with the global impact of the Covid-19 virus (Coronavirus) which is having a significant impact on people’s travel plans and the delivery of large sporting events. 


The health, safety and well-being of our swimming community is our number one priority and we will, therefore, do all that is necessary to ensure that this is not affected. 


We are asking all members to follow advise around travel and self-isolation to make sure we don’t contribute to the spread of COVID-19.

The Swimming NZ team and board are monitoring the developments daily and will update this page continually. Information is being sourced from many different authorities including the Government, Ministry of Health, High Performance Sport NZ, Sport NZ and of course our own medical advisers.

Please see below some important information from the World Health Organisation (WHO) on how the COVID-19 virus spreads and how we can reduce the risk of infection.