Notice of Change to Regulation 411 regarding Costumes

Following recent changes by FINA, we would like to draw your attention to the ASA Announcement regarding swimsuits that will be posted on its website in due course.

With effect from 1 January 2010, the ASA rules on swimwear / costumes shall be changed. The current wording in Regulation 411 (“Costumes”) will no longer apply and instead the below shall come into force:

Regulation 411 (amended) Costumes
411.1 The swimwear (swimsuit, cap and goggles) of competitors in all competitions shall be in accordance with the FINA General Rules and Bylaws on swimwear, in force on the date of the competition.

The above rule applies to swimming, open water swimming and masters swimming competitions.

Download ASA swimwear announcement