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COMPETITION VISITOR'S GUIDE

Right before the start of the 44th LEN Junior European Championships all ticket holders and the general public will find some important information right here. We kindly ask all attendants to carefully read through this information given here to avoid any unexpected and unwelcome surprises, so that the focus may remain on the sport

Morning meets are open to the public with no charge. Evening finals are for sale at 12 Euro each.

The new Wingate TOTO swimming pool over viewing the Mediterranean Sea from the top of a cliff is one of the fastest pools in Europe ensuring an exciting event. Don’t miss all the action.

ADMISSION AND COMPETITION TIMES

Admittance into the venue: 60 minutes before the start of each preliminary session (heats) and 2 hours before the start of each finals session.
Please note, that the competition venue will be cleared 60 minutes after the heats and after the finals respectively.

You can find the up-to-date competition schedule here.

Please note, that times for admission and competition may change at a short notice. Security checks might be in place. We therefore recommend to plan an early arrival at the venue.

WARM-UP PROGRAM

One hour before the finals, a program will take place directly on the pool deck.

DIRECTIONS

IMPORTANT: Please note that there is one entrance to the Wingate complex that can be congested especially in rush hours between 07:30 to 09:30. Plan early arrivals. Arrivals with private cars will be required to pay parking fees before leaving Wingate. Pay booth is available before the Exit.

Parking will be available at the south end of Wingate. Follow the signs for Parking. We will have Shuttle busses around Wingate to allow transportation from parking areas to the main venue (about 1 Km).

TICKETING

Morning meets from 09:00 to 12:00 are free of charge.

For Evening meets 17:00 to 20:00 tickets can be purchase about tickets can be Purchased here through the Bimot sales web site. Tickets can also be purchase at the entry to the competition pool each day from 15:00.

Tickets will be checked at the entry of the venue. If you wish to leave during the session and want to return at a later stage, please make sure to have your ticket scanned when leaving the venue. Re-entry will only be allowed with previously scanned tickets.

ADDITIONAL ADVICE

Please note, that terms and conditions as well as potential security checks might apply for admission into the venue. Due to security reasons, specific items are not allowed at the venue : Sharp objects and Glass bottles.

VENUES

The Wingate Institute, Israel's National Centre for Physical Education and Sport, was inaugurated in 1957 and is named in honor of Major General Orde Charles Wingate “The Friend”.

The State of Israel concentrates at the Institute the educational, professional and scientific resources for the development of physical education, "sport for all", and elite sport and sport as a means of social and physical rehabilitation.

Some 5000 academics, coaches, athletes, students and the general public - both native-born Israeli and new immigrants - pass daily through Wingate's gates. The Institute serves as a training center for national teams, the Olympic Squad and hosts international sport science conferences.

Schematic view of Wingate Institute Schematic view of Wingate Institute

The main venue includes the main competition swimming pool which is 50 meter pool, 3 meters deep that was built in 2011. Close by is the 50m training pool and the large team and massage area.

Main pool: start from far end of the photo Main Pool Wingate Institute: View from North to South Wingate Institute: View from North to South Main venue lower level schematic layout Main venue lower level schematic layout Main venue upper level schematic layout Main venue upper level schematic layout

ACCOMMODATION

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ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Noam Zwi - Chairman
Simon Davidson - Chairman Israel Swimming association
Michael Katz - CEO
Amir Naftali - General Manager Israel Swimming association
Shay Schachner - Financial Auditor
Gil levanoni - Media and PR
Nir Yablonski - Netanya representative
Ophir Miller Adv - legal consultant
Orly Cohen - Operations and hotels
Dany Kosovitsky - timing
Netzer Shomer Shalom - Competition Director

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The Star Fish represents the extend arms of our country and event with the nearby sea.
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