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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

The Global Nature Of Open Water Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

There is no better representation of the global nature of open water swimming than the composition of the FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee.

There is a representative from Asia: Hong Kong (Ronnie Wong)

There are representatives from South America: Ecuador (Jorge Delgado), Argentina (Fernando Terrilli), and Brazil (Christiane Fanzeres)

There are representatives from Europe: Italy (Andrea Prayer), Faroe Islands (Jon Hestoy), France (Jean Paul Narce), Great Britain (Samuel Greetham), Bulgaria (Petar Stoychev), and Germany (Britta Kamrau)

There are representatives from Africa: Angola (Joaquim Pestana CostaAyman Saad), and Kenya (David Ngugi)

There is a representative from the Caribbean: Cuba (Tomas Haces)

There are representatives from the Middle East: Israel (Noam Zwi), Oman (Abdulmonem Al Alawi), and United Arab Emirates (Mubarek Abdulla Al Zahmi)

There are representatives from Oceania: New Zealand (John West), Australia (William Ford), and Fiji (Dennis Miller)

There is a representative from North America: USA (Sid Cassidy)

Photo shows FINA Delegate and FINA TOWSC member Jean Paul Narce of France together with Joanes Hedel at the 2013 Traversée Internationale du lac Memphrémagog.

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