The company behind the temporary swimming pools used at last year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro have refuted claims that the pools have fallen into disrepair and have revealed that the pools will soon be moved to permanent locations. Italian-based Myrtha Pools said the news concerning the deterioration of the facilities after the Games, […]
A number of Olympic and Paralympic heroes in swimming and diving were recognised in the New Year Honours List 2017 for their outstanding contributions to their sports. Included in the list was Rio 2016 50m Butterfly gold medallist, Elle Robinson. Although only 15 at the time, Robinson made an incredible Paralympic debut to become a […]
It seems a short time since Olympic fever swept the nation as London hosted the 2012 Olympic Games. But the clock was already ticking on the next Olympiad. At the capital’s spectacular closing ceremony, Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, formally handed the Olympic flag to Eduardo Paes, Mayor of Rio de Janeiro. This summer, the […]
The combined pool and spa sectors played their part in a remarkable summer of sport in the UK, providing several of the army of 70,000 volunteer Games Makers who made such an impact at both London 2012 events.
Olympic gold medallist Alistair Brownlee says he owes his London Games victory to an Endless swimming pool installed in the garden of his Yorkshire home.
The pool with an underwater treadmill not only hastened his recovery from a serious Achilles injury but enabled him to keep training.Alistair installed the pool himself with the help of some willing friends. He had to convince the local planning officer, the pool was permitted development.