In a local meet , I finished the 400 I'm and moved over one lane to do the 200 back 20 seconds later.
The official looked at me and shook his head!
Ever notice that the refs do notice us that do this back to back events and make comments to us. I guess they really do pay attention.
Riverton (Portland, Maine) Mini meet in 2012 [25 scm]: 3.5 hours from beginning to end.
400 IM, 200 fly, 50 breast, 1500 free.
I participated in my first ever swim meet as a middle aged adult in October 2016 with no idea what was appropriate. I did 200 y back, 100 y IM, 200 free relay, and 500 free. I'm calling the IM crazy because I'm a total beginner at fly having started learning it the month before. I could only barely do the 25 fly and was grateful for the edge that diving off the blocks gave me. For the record, I wasn't last place in the IM because a better swimmer got DQd for illegal turns.
Today at the Sewanee, Tennessee meet: 200 fly, 50 Breast, 400 IM, 200 Back, 200 Breast, and 200 Free in 3 hours. I was the only woman to do the "800 IM Challenge", and one of just two of us out of 78 people at the meet. (The other was Alex Bruce, the meet organizer.) I threw in the 400 IM to make it an "Ironman Pentathlon" to match the meet I do in September, and added the 50 breast for my last event to make it my biggest one day ever at a meet. It was FUN!
It's not quite a meet, but more than once at an open water event, I've swum the 2 mile, 1 mile, 1/4 mile, and 1/2 mile back to back to back to back. Longest rest was about 10 minutes between 1 mile and 1/4 mile. Last time I did this, I won three of the four, but I was too gassed on the last swim.