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What does WC stand for in swimming?

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Asked by: Amy Knight

What does wc mean in swimming?

WC Sport Abbreviation

4 WC Archery, Sports
1 WC Swimming, Water Sports
1 WC Card, Cub, Gaming
1 WC Card, Playoff, Gaming
1 WC Club, Football, Soccer

What does PBs mean in swimming?

This may sound like heresy, but we in the swimming world have an unhealthy obsession with Personal Bests, or PBs. There. I said it. The problem is simple. The vast majority of swimmers, and virtually all parents, believe that the time is the only measure of a race.

What does or mean in swimming?


Abbreviation Meaning
MO Medley Order eg.8x50m MO means you swim 1x50m Fly then 1x50m Back etc
‘R.’ or ‘r’ or Rest (R.30) = Rest 30sec at the end of an interval e.g. 5x200m Freestyle R.30 = Rest 30sec at the end of each 200m
AO or A/O Arms Only so use pull buoy and paddles

What does EZ mean in swimming?

EZ : Swim easy. WU / SD / CD : Warm Up, Swim Down, Cool Down (Swim Down means Warm Down). Bi-lat : Bi-lateral breathing (breathe to both sides)

Why WC means water closet?

In the late 19th century, when indoor plumbing began being installed in homes, people had to make room for the fixtures that were going to be used. One common place to install a toilet was a remodeled clothing closet. Since it was the one place in the home that had indoor water, it was called the “water closet.”

How do you spell WC?

Meaning of WC in English
abbreviation for water closet: a toilet, or a room containing a toilet: The wooden staircase leads to three bedrooms, the bathroom, and a separate WC.

What does DNS stand for in swimming?

Distressed swimmer or distressed non-swimmer (DNS) is a term used by the Life Saving Society of Canada to describe a particular swimming victim type.

What does AR stand for in swimming?

Augmented Swimming: FORM’s Dan Eisenhardt Brings AR Goggles to Life.

What does BB mean in swimming?

BB (B Cut) Is a classification for a swimmer or a swim. National Age Group Time Standard BB time is faster than the B time standard and slower than the A time standard. B-Meet A swim meet that requires swimmers to have previously swam an A time standard in events they wish to enter.

What does FFS stand for in swimming?

Declared False Start. A declared false start is a disqualification for a swimmer.

What does Wu mean in swimming?

WU / SD : Warm Up, Swim Down (Swim Down means Warm Down).