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Swimming is one of the biggest individual sports within BUCS. The individual programme consists of the Short Course Championships in the first term with Long Course in the second. The Short Course has recently doubled capacity by having two pools. The Team Championships consist of 3 divisions with qualifiers leading to the National Final in March. These events include events for disabled athletes.

On the international level, Swimming is part of the BUCS international programme and is competed at the World University Summer Games.

The international University Sports Federation (FISU) organise the World University Games (the Universiade) every two years.  The Universiade is widely recognised as the second largest multisport Games in the world after the Olympics and progressively has risen to World Class in scale and standard, with over 10,000 participants from 150+ countries.

For more details on the competing at this event please click on the World University Summer Games link on the sub menu.

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