The BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series is a major international sporting event managed by Swimming Australia in partnership with the Western Australian State Government (via Eventscorp) and naming rights partner, BHP Billiton.
The BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series will combine a unique festival of international competition and mass participation aquatic sport, headlined by the Australian Swim Team taking who will take on China, South Africana, Brazil and Japan in the pool.
The diverse nature of the event will also encompass an international water polo competition featuring Australia, Croatia and China, a mass participation open water swim, Swim The Swan, in Perth's iconic Swan River, combining both elite athlete and general participation, plus an extensive community engagement program which will see athletes embark on regional visits that will engage communities throughout country and metropolitan Western Australia.
The BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series will also be the only time that the Australian Water Polo and Swim Teams get to compete on the same stage, with the exception of the World Championships or Olympic Games.- see below for dates
Swimming Australia would like to thank the following sponsors, supporters and broadcasters for their outstanding contribution to the BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series.
2014 BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series dates:
Internation Swimming and Water Polo competition:
Friday 31 January and Saturday 1 February, 2014
Challenge Stadium, Perth, Western Australia
Swim The Swan - Open Water Challenge:
Sunday 2 February, 2014
Swan River - entry on Barrack Street (next to WA rowing club)
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