What does short course mean in swimming?

Short Course means 25 meter swimming pool, also called SCM.

Short course swimming pool is a 25 meter pool that is accepted by international swimming federations and community. It's one of 2 classic pool sizes that can be found anywhere in the world.

Short Course = 25 meter pool, that is also called SCM (Short Course Meters)

Do swimming meets happen in short course swimming pool?

Yes, even though short course swimming pool isn't as popular as Olympic LCM 50 meter swimming pool, many world class swim events happen in short course pool.

One of the most prestigious events that happen in 25 meter pool is FINA Short Course World Championships.

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