Individuals, and teams of 4 will compete in a 500m lap in the Royal Victoria Docks. The start and finish are in the same area. This is a competitive race, and the team of four with the fastest combined time will be named team champions.

The fastest 28 swimmers (14 men and 14 women) from all the team and individual swimmers will go through to the next round, for the 200m Super Sprint Finals. 

Prizes will be awarded for best team and best individual swimmer.