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Move From Left To Right, Right To Left In The Open Water

A cross-over move is a racing tactic and move by one open water swimmer over another.

A cross-over move is done over the ankles, knees, upper legs or lower back of another open water swimmer during a race in order to change direction or move to the other side of the swimmer. The move can be performed by swimming over the opponent in the normal freestyle stroke or by rolling over on one's back and doing a stroke or two of backstroke over the legs of the opponent.

However, when officials are present and observe the maneuver and if the swimmer impedes the forward momentum of another swimmer while making the cross-over move, a yellow card or disqualification may be called by the referee.

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