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A panel investigating the death of open-water swimmer Fran Crippen of the United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States during a race in 2010 in United Arab Emirates (also known as UAE) Flag of the United Arab Emirates said that there is an "urgent need" to improve the sport's safety standards. An independent task force appointed by FINA, swimming's governing body, following the drowning of the American said some rules were not followed by organizers or race officials in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates.

FINA reports from April 2011[]

- Intro - Part 1 - Task Force - Part 2 - Rules - Part 3 - Venue - Part 4 - Climate - Part 5 - Safety - Part 6 - Event - Part 7 - Francis Crippen - Part 8 - Conclusion & Recommendations