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List of water sports

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Many sports are played in water. The following is a list of water sports, divided by category. This list is not complete. Some of the sports include only one part

to swimming, as for example Triathlon.

In the water (13)[change | change source]

Underwater water (6)[change | change source]

  • Diving
  • Scuba diving - Swimming under water using a (self contained) breathing apparatus
  • Free-diving - The aim to maximize the depth dived using no breathing apparatus
  • Apnea - The practice of not breathing for extended times.
  • Underwater rugby - Rugby played under water with a ball that has been rendered neutrally buoyant. Surfacing to breathe is only allowed without the ball.
  • Underwater hockey - Hockey played under water with short wooden curved sticks and a heavy puck. Players wear diving masks, snorkels, and fins, and must surface to breathe while team mates continue the game on the pool bottom.

Near the water (20)[change | change source]

Overall, there are a total of 39 water sports.