Saturday, October 13, 2012

From 'Blue Aquatic Sports': FINA World Masters Championships in 2015 held concurrently with the 2015 FINA World Championships?

Monika Z. from the Blue Aquatic Sports blog sent us this. She maintains an aquatics blog in Germany and she truly scooped all of us with this one:

Translated from German:

"... An interview with FINA executive director Cornel Marculescu According already on 26.07.2012 published on the Web site of the FINA World Aquatics Convention , efforts are being made ​​at the occasion of the 16th FINA FINA World Championships in Kazan (Russia) to zusammenzu-both events. Marculescu speaks of a great challenge with the aim of the "normal" world cup using the "mass event Masters Cup", to zoom into an event with between 12,000 to 14,000 participants. The Organizing Committee is therefore already discussed about the possibility of an athlete village. ..." 
[English Link]

Now that is news! Thank you Monika.

The video above is a promotional video for 2015 FINAWorld Championships. The pool is showcased at the 1:35 mark and I also recommend hitting the mute button for the soundtrack gets rather shrill after the first minute.

1 comment:

Mark said...

Beautiful Video