The 22nd annual Swim Across Nerja will be held on Sunday, August 5, at Burriana beach. Categories are divided up into age groups from juniors to senior citizens with different swimming lengths for each age group. Registration for the event will take place on the beach at 9:00 am with the first race at 11:00 am for children who …
Young swimmers from Nerja will be participating in the second round of the XXX Summer Provincial Swimming Circuit in Álora, the first round having been held last weekend in Archidona.
Local swimmer Paola González Martín collected two medals at the Winter Swimming Championships held at the municipal pool in Torre del Mar at the weekend.
Some 200 swimmers took part on Sunday morning in the 18th Across Nerja Swim which was held at Burriana beach, the distance covered being 1,200 metres.
The registration period is now open for seniors wishing to participate in the water activities scheduled to take place in the indoor swimming pool as from September 15th 2014.
At the XXIX Campeonato de Andalucía Alevín de Natación, held in C’adiz, local swimmer Lourdes María Herrero Centurión claimed three gold medals and one silver.
According to the Minister for Equality, Health and Social Policies, María José Sánchez, the waters at the 259 beaches in Andalucia are suitable for swimming, this based upon the analysis of water samples from 343 points.
The IV Open Tomás García Zamudio swimming tournament took place over the weekend at the Centro Acuático in Málaga and there were three medals for young swimmers from Nerja, one gold and two silvers. Francisco Javier Reinoso Huertas won gold in the 50 metres breaststroke, Lourdes María Herrero Centurión won silver in both the 100 metres breaststroke and 100 metres freestyle.
Swimmers from the Nerja Swimming School picked up 14 trophies at the weekend during the finals of the Winter Swimming Circuit held in Alhaurín El Grande. The team achieved second place overall in the championships.
Local swimmer Lourdes Herrero Centurión, aged ten years, won the gold medal in the 100 metres freestyle at the regional championships, the XXI Campeonato de Andalucía Alevin, held at the San Pablo Municipal Pool in Sevilla in a time of 1’10″73. This great performance elevates her to third place in the national rankings.