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Effective May 7, Three Arena Suits No Longer Legal

Information for competitors regarding three Arena suits

USMS | May 7, 2013

Arena has waived FINA approval of three of its Powerskin Carbon Pro suits. Effective May 7, in accordance with USMS article 102.12.1D, Arena Powerskin Carbon Pro suits bearing the following FINA approval codes (found on the FINA stamp on the back of each suit) will no longer be allowed in USMS pool competition: AR220993 (women's), AR220994 (women's), and AR141364 (men's).  An Arena representative will be at Nationals in Indianapolis to assist affected swimmers with exchanging the suits. All other affected swimmers should visit Arena Support or Arena's FAQ page, or contact Jamie Olsen at Arena for information about exchanging suits.

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U.S. Masters Swimming, founded in 1970, is a membership-operated national governing body that promotes health, wellness, fitness, and competition for adults through swimming. It does so by partnering with more than 1,500 adult swim programs across the country; promoting information via the bimonthly member magazine, SWIMMER, monthly e-newsletters, STREAMLINES, and website, usms.org; and by sanctioning and promoting pool, open water, and virtual events and competitions. Nearly 60,000 adults are registered members of U.S. Masters Swimming.

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