SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
March 21, 2020—
USA Swimming’s letter to the USOPC advocating for the postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games due to the coronavirus outbreak can count Swimming Canada among its supporters. A letter from Swimming Canada CEO Ahmed El-Awadi Friday states that it is “very much aligned” with the position of USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey in pushing for a postponement of the Games this summer for the benefit of athletes and the larger public-health situation. El-Awadi writes, in part: Telling athletes to prepare for an Olympic Games during a global pandemic raises serious issues. We hold the opinions of our ...
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Swimming Canada ‘very much aligned’ with USA Swimming on postponing the #Olympics