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Opening Ceremony for FINA Masters held

광주마스터즈수영대회 성대한 개회식…18일까지 열전

Opening Ceremony for FINA Masters held

 

The opening ceremony for the 2019 Gwangju FINA World Masters Championships was held on Sunday at Nambu University.

 

The Championships kicked off on August 5th, however, the ceremony was held on the 7th day of the opening; one day before the swimming events began, in order to attract more spectators.

 

Some 2,000 people attended the ceremony including Gwangju Mayor Lee Yong Sup, Culture Minister Park Yang Woo and FINA officials.

 

Under the theme of Playing Water, the ceremony sent a welcoming message to all participants of this year's Masters Championships.

 

The international water sporting event for swimming enthusiasts will be held till this Sunday, the 18th in attendance with some 6,000 amateur athletes from 84 different countries.

All events at the Masters are free to attend. 

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