Thermal Power For Gregorio Paltrinieri’s New Pool; CY Games Underway In Samoa

Gregorio Paltrinieri of Italy
Gregorio Paltrinieri of Italy by Patrick B. Kraemer

News Round-Up: Gregorio Paltrinieri’s new pools complex; action underway at the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa; an ‘airbag for swimmers’ wins German inventors’ prize; and the world’s longest race – 81km – unfolds for the 72nd time in India

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News Round-Up: Gregorio Paltrinieri’s new pools complex; action underway at the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa; an ‘airbag for swimmers’ wins German inventors’ prize; and the world’s longest race – 81km – unfolds for the 72nd time in India

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clive rushton

Wonderful Wiki describes the river as “turbulent” so they were probably swimming with a [very strong] current. Even allowing for a super-current the times for both distances are Aquaman fast.

Craig Lord

Quite: I think someone made the measure up: sounds like one of those races where the cry goes up ‘first past the moving target just below that cloud wins’ đŸ™‚

jorge_aguado

Longest race is Hernandarias-ParanĂ¡ (88 Km).

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