SWIMMING TECHNICAL COMMITTEE

  1. Craig HUNTER

    Chairperson
  2. Haoran YUAN

    Vice Chairperson
  3. Raúl José ARAYA

    Member
  4. Ryan ARBLASTER

    Member
  5. Daphne BIRD

    Member
  6. Youssef EL HAOUAT

    Member
  7. Margret HEYLIGER

    Member
  8. Jens-Christian IVERSEN

    Member
  9. Louise LEBLANC

    Member
  10. Shigeo OGATA

    Member
  11. Petar STOYCHEV

    Member
  12. Péter SZÁJER

    Member
  13. Jay THOMAS

    Member
  14. Majid WASEEM

    Member
  15. Eray ACIKGOZ

    Events Sub-Committee
  16. Peng Wee ANG

    Events Sub-Committee
  17. Trisa CHEER

    Events Sub-Committee
  18. Renato CORDANI

    Events Sub-Committee
  19. Lesley HUCKINS

    Events Sub-Committee
  20. Max KANYEREZI

    Events Sub-Committee
  21. Martina MORAVCOVA VALKO

    Events Sub-Committee
  22. Luis MORENO

    Events Sub-Committee
  23. Gianni NAGNI

    Events Sub-Committee
  24. Alfonso WUCHERPFENNIG GAMINDE

    Events Sub-Committee
  25. Denis CADON

    Paris 2024 Olympic Games Liaison

ORGANIZATION OF THE TECHNICAL COMMITTEE

The Swimming Committee shall have a Chair and a Vice Chair, both appointed and dismissed by the Bureau. The number of Vice Chairs and of members is determined by the Bureau.

A representative of a Technical Committee may be invited to the meetings of the Bureau where such tasks that fall within their areas of responsibility are discussed. For that purpose, they shall have the right to submit reports, suggestions, recommendations and comments to the Bureau and a representative of the Committee may be heard at the meeting of the Bureau on the respective issue.

POWERS AND DUTIES

The powers and duties of the Technical Swimming Committee are:

  • To analyse the requirement for improvements of the Technical Rules for Swimming, and to consider corresponding amendments of the Technical Rules as well as proposals for such amendments received from Members. A recommendation to amend of the Technical Rules shall be submitted to the Bureau, provided it is supported by a two third (2/3) majority of a Committee;
  • To investigate, study, and recommend on matters dealing with standard equipment and specifications of competitive pools for Olympic Games or any World Aquatics competitions and events;
  • To evaluate and make recommendations to the Bureau in relation with candidates, proposed by National Federations, for the title of international referee, starter or judge;
  • To appoint one or more of their members to report to the Bureau in relation with the qualifications of any person recommended as an international referee, judge, or starter and to report periodically on the continued qualifications of referees, judges, or starters on the existing list;
  • To receive and report to the Bureau any complaint made by referees regarding misconduct of individuals in World Aquatics competitions and events or other international competitions and to make recommendation thereon;
  • To take part in the technical preparations and in the conduct of the competitions in their discipline at the Olympic Games, World Championships and other World Aquatics competitions and events;
  • To oversee the installations of all technical equipment prior to and during a World Aquatics competition or event in consultation with the office of World Aquatics;
  • To propose rosters for officials, subject to the approval of the Bureau; and
  • To investigate cases of protest as preparation for the Jury of Appeal or as otherwise needed.