Swimmers praised for Pontevedra success
The Mayor of Santa Cruz, José Manuel Bermúdez welcomed at the town hall a representation of athletes belonging to the Tenerife Master Swimming Club to congratulate them for the achievements in the last Spanish Winter Master Championship celebrated in February in Pontevedra.
At the event, which was attended by the president of this sporting entity, Marcos Cabrera, Sr. Bermudez highlighted “the spirit and the will of this group of swimmers to continue practicing, practically every day, whatever their age.”
“I admire their firm determination to stay in top shape through contact with the pool, which also means gaining quality of life. And I also take this opportunity to thank them for the victories they have recently achieved at the national level,” he said.
The representation of the Swimming Club Tenerife Master informed the Mayor that, in the meeting held in Pontevedra, they obtained the second place in the general female classification, the third in the male and the second in the joint. However, the Santa Cruz club finished in first place in the virtual medal table, being the one that received the most prizes from the 145 participating entities and also beat seven national records.
Similarly, the Swimming Club Tenerife Master has also managed to place 30 of its swimmers within the world ‘top ten’ in the respective tests that make up the schedule of competitions.
During the next months, the members of the club will focus their preparation on the Spanish Summer Master Championship, which will take place in Tarragona from July 11th to 14th.