Olympics-Marathon swim qualifier moved to Portugal

in News, Sport · 12-04-2021 10:41:00 · 0 Comments

An Olympic marathon swimming qualifier scheduled for Fukuoka in Japan has been moved to Portugal. According

According to the BBC, world body FINA was concerned organisers of the Diving World Cup had not done enough to protect athletes from COVID-19.

The marathon swim qualifier scheduled for May in southern Japan, will now be held in Sétubal on June 19 and 20. The Portuguese location was also used for an Olympic qualifier in 2012 and 2016.

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