Synchronized Swimming

Synchronized Swimming

Sports Program View the sports program here or click on the image.

Please print a copy for use in Copenhagen, as this will not be handed out.

See the participant list

The sport schedule can be seen on the schedule page. Please print a copy and bring it to Copenhagen.

Synchronized swimming will welcomes you to a competitive, fun and social tournament for all swimmers. There will be lots of opportunities to present challenging series and aesthetic formations, to become number one.

There will be four divisions: solo, duo, trio and teams of 4 to 8 members. Swimmers will be divided into age categories. 

The 2009 International Gay and Lesbian Aquatics Championships will be hosted together with the competition in synchronized swimming at the World Outgames 2009, in cooperation with IGLA and Copenhagen Mermates, which is a part of the Danish organization PAN Idraet.

In addition to synchronized swimming, the IGLA championships will also feature the other aquatics: swimming, water polo and diving.

Synchro Workshop on Sunday
- Guinness World Record Attempt

Irene Marcoux is heading the Synchro Workshop on Sunday afternoon where you can rehearse for the opening ceremony show - yes, you read that right. We are inviting you to be a part of the opening show, synchro swimmer or not. If more than 100 swimmers get in the pool there will be a Guinness World Record. The application is on its way to Guinness already. Please check out the instruction videos on youtube. Please also send an e-mail to express your interest in the Guinness World Record attempt. With 52 synchro swimmers registered now we only need another 50-60 swimmers to break the record. Be part of it! Both in the pool and in the harbour later same week.....

Send your music as MP3
(for Pink Flamingo or synchronized swimmers)

Please send us your music for your pink flamingo or your synchro show as an e-mail attachment in the MP3 file format. Send it to . Then we will save it for you and look after the technical side of things. Just to be sure to also bring a CD in your bag as well.

Grand Aquatics Buffet - IGLA AWARDS 2009

FRIDAY jULY 31 AT 19.30
The International Gay & Lesbian Aquatics Awards will be presented to the Best Small Team, Best Medium Team and Best Large Team competing in Copenhagen. During the evening, there will be a prize draw for a weekend for two in any Scandic hotel in the Nordic countries. Come and enjoy a delicious buffet with all your new aquatic friends before heading out into the Friday night festivities!
Read more about the Grand Aquatics Buffet (PDF file)

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