The Michelle Richardson Olympic pools were the scene of the first school swimming competitions promoted by the Mayor's Office of the Citizen Power of Managua, the Ministry of Education and the Nicaraguan Swimming Federation, in which 4 swimming modalities were developed, in the children's categories and juveniles from 9 to 10 years, 11 to 12 years, 13 to 14 years and 15 to 17 years.
The competitions were held with the participation of 200 swimmers from 31 schools in the municipality of Managua; who competed in the 50-meter butterfly, back and chest styles, as well as the 100-meter freestyle.
The schools with the most gold medals were Central America, which obtained 10, followed by the American School with 6 and Zacarías Guerra with 3; the medalists who obtained the most gold were the cousins Gabriela and Christopher Hernández from the Centro América school, who each achieved 3 medals.
The activity was chaired by Vice Mayor Enrique Armas, who highlighted the support of the Good Government for national sports, which is reflected in the construction of new and modern sports infrastructures and with the implementation of these tournaments that promote new talents.
Olympic medalist Michelle Richardson was also present at the event and motivated swimmers to fight for their dreams, which can be achieved with a lot of effort and now with these new first-rate Olympic pools.[vc_images_carousel images=”11430,11431,11432,11433,11434,11435,11436,11437,11438,11439,11440,11441,11442,11443,11444,11445,11446,11447,11448,11449,11450,11451,11452,11453,11454,11455,11456,11457,11458,11459,11460,11461,11462,11463,11464,11465,11466″ img_size=”large”]