Fast Lane is already recognized as one of the most prominent events in the swimming calendar. The competition consists of fast paced head to head knock out races, involving sporting icons who represent their countries in a fiercely competitive contest where national pride is at stake.
The Fast Lane Festival, created in 2016, shortly after the Rio 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, aims to bring together swimmers from different categories for a unique and unforgettable experience.
The first edition was held in the prestigious Olympic Aquatic Stadium, on the 24th and 25th of September, and was the first event there after the Rio Olympic Games. Amateur and Olympic athletes, swimming idols, celebrities and even children who have only just taken up swimming could swim in the Olympic pool where legends of the sport made history and shattered world records. Around 2,000 fans and family members attended the festival.
In the Open category, the minimum age to compete was 13 years old. The Kids category included children from 7 to 12 years old. The Fast Lane Festival has now become a corner stone of the agency’s annual calendar and will take place the day before the Fast Lane Challenge.