Mexico finishes with historic fourth place in artistic swimming


Yesterday evening, the national artistic swimming team concluded its participation in the World Fine Arts Championship (FINA) in the historic fourth place In the team’s routine final, with a score of 89.3667 points.

It was the last day of the discipline competitions at the event being held in Budapest.

The team significantly improved its qualification from the preliminary round, also placing fourth with 88,5333 units, and It was very close to the bronze medal that Spain won with a score of 91.9333.

The first place came to Ukraine with a score of 95.0333 points, and the silver medal went to Italy with a score of 92.2667 units.

The routine given by the national team showed elements of rulers from Mexican and pre-Hispanic culture and included executions with a high degree of difficulty, with which they exceeded the qualifications obtained by teams with much larger traditions in this discipline, such as those in the USA, Greece and Canada.

Adriana Loftus, coach of the technical swimming team, told the National Physical Committee: “We are very happy, we beat the United States and the Greeks, we went from nine in the preliminary to seventh in the final, and the girls swam 10. Culture and sports from the Hungarian capital.

With this result, Mexico concluded its participation in the technical swimming competitions, obtained historical results, and is heading in the best way to start the Olympic march towards the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

The competitions that will be part of the world’s largest sports fair will take place next year, with the San Salvador 2023 Central American and Caribbean Games kicking off, as well as the Pan American Games in Santiago de Chile 2023, where a notable participation of Mexican representation is expected.

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