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Torrevieja swimmers in Barcelona

Posted: Feb. 27th, 2013  |  By Michael Pearse
Torrevieja Swimming Club

This year Barcelona hosted the 19th edition of the Winter Spanish Masters national Competition and the Torrevieja team managed to walk away with 7 medals. One of there swimmers also broke new ground as he became the first swimmer with Down Syndrome to finnish the event.

Four days of competitive swimming saw the Torrevieja Masters Team win 7 medals in the 19th Winter Spanish Masters National Competition. This year the event was hosted by the CNB Barcelona Swimming Club on the seafront of the previous Olympic village. More than 1000 swimmers took part from 128 different swimming clubs across the whole of Spain.

Club Natacion Torrevieja swimmers Beryl Altabas, Vicki Connolly , Gillian McNiece and Adam Stewart worked hard throughout the event to gain 54th position of 128 clubs and in the Female category ranking of 28th of 94 clubs. Adam Stewart crossed new territory and became one of the first Down Syndrome Swimmers to compete in this competition. Well done Adam!!

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