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Gwangju FINA Worlds’ O.C. holds welcome ceremony for foreign athletes

광주수영대회 참가 스페인 선수단 첫 환영행사

Gwangju FINA Worlds O.C. holds welcome ceremony for foreign athletes

 

The first welcoming ceremony for a foreign delegation to the 2019 Gwangju FINA World Aquatics Championships was held at Muan International Airport.

 

Some 200 people including citizen supporters and Gwangju Mayor Lee Yong Sup greeted the group of Spanish athletes at the airport on Sunday.

 

Spain is to be represented by a 126-member delegation and the first group of 23 arrived on Sunday.

 

Mayor Lee expressed his hopes for the Spanish athletes to achieve their goals and pledged to put in his efforts to make their stay comfortable.

 

With this event as the beginning, a total of 19 welcoming and sendoff ceremonies will be staged for some 750 athletes from 120 different countries at Muan International Airport, Gwangju Airport and Gwangju Songjeong Station by the 30th.

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