olympic size swimming pool

olympic size swimming pool
n. pool used in the Olympic Games (length: 50 meters, width: 25 meters, depth: a minimum of 2.0 meters) with 8 lanes having a width of 2.5 meters each lane (two empty lanes on the outside)

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