Monday, January 30, 2023

Torremolinos will be the epicenter of Andalusian swimming with the Absolute Winter Open

Torremolinos will once again be the epicenter of Andalusian swimming in 2023 with the celebration of two outstanding events in the Virgen del Carmen pool. From March 10 to 12 the municipal olympic pool will host the XXXVII Absolute Andalusian Championship and Winter Junior Opena competition that will concentrate the elite of Andalusian swimming with some 500 athletes from all over Andalusia.

The Absolute Andalusian Championship and Winter Junior Open will be held over three days (March 10, 11 and 12) putting all the modalities and distances of swimming in contention, making the town the epicenter of Andalusian swimming.

Clubs like Mairena, Churriana, Navial, inacua MalagaMercantile Circle, the Kronos MijasNáutico de Sevilla, Alcalá, Dos Hermanas or the University of Granada will be present at this regional event.

This competition joins the XXXIII Andalusian Championship of Young Swimmers in the youngest category, an event that will also take place in the Virgen del Carmen Olympic pool on June 17 and 18, and which will bring together the most promising swimmers from eastern Andalusia. The athletes participating in this competition are those born in 2011 and 2012 for the male category and born in 2013 and 2014 for the female category.

The dispute of these two competitions in the sports facilities of the town are another example of the determined commitment by the City Council to promote the so-called sports tourisma segment that helps deseasonalize and contributes to strengthening the local economy at times of the year when the influx of visitors is lower.

Already last season Torremolinos hosted different significant swimming events, highlighting the dispute, between April 9 and 13, of the XXII Spanish Absolute Open Swimming Championship and the XXXVII Spanish Junior Swimming Championship in which 600 athletes and companions took part with an economic impact on the municipality that amounted to nearly 250,000 euros.

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