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Portsmouth’s Olympic Swimming Pool Is Two Inches Short

by | 1st, March 2011

PORTSMOUTH’S new big swimming pool, the Olympic-sized one at the Mountbatten Centre, isn’t Olympic-sized. It’s two inches short.

Parkwood Leisure, which operates the pool, says it is Olympic-sized and, vitally, Olympic-standard ’. And so long as the Olympics don’t feature a touch-sensitive ‘time board’ it is full sized. Only when the boards are dipped in the water, the pool is too shot to be Olympic standard.

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