The Michele Richardson pool complex was the scene of the second Master Swimming Championship this Saturday, February 19, in which 84 athletes participated, including men and women over 25 years of age, from 9 clubs and the Mayor's Swimming Academy of the Citizen Power of Managua.
Noel González, Director of Sports of the Capital District announced that there were different categories from 25 to 29 years old, from 30 to 34 years old, from 35 to 39 years old up to 50 years old and medals will be awarded to the first 3 places, in each of these categories.
González added that there were two modalities in this competition: 50-meter freestyle and 50-meter breaststroke, in the 25-meter semi-Olympic pool of the same complex.
“I think that these recreation spaces are important for everyone, both with the Academy, which is for children, as well as with the adults who have these spaces to demonstrate everything they have learned in the courses offered by the different Swimming Academies at the junior level. Managua,” González said.
Linda Acevedo, who has been practicing this sport since she was 9 years old, participated in this competition in the category of 30 to 34 years old, said she was happy with this initiative, which also not only focuses on new talents, but also on adults and even on people of the Third Age.
“I had already come as a bar to support, but this time I have the opportunity to participate in a competition in these facilities, which seem incredible to me, I think it is the first complex that provides all the technology and all the necessary requirements so that they can take place. competitions of this type and really, very happy to be part this time of this day of this master category”, commented Acevedo.