Hungarian celebrity Katinka Hosszu has introduced her goal to swim all 3 stops of the 2019 Nordic Swim Excursion, which is able to kick off in Helsinki April 1st and second.
The excursion, which spans 3 towns and 9 days in April, will start in Helsinki April 1-2, then head to Bergen, Norway, April 5-7, and wraps up in Stockholm April 12-15.
Global Report holder and Olympic gold medalist Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden can be competing in any respect 3 stops of the 2019 Nordic Swim Excursion, and could have the particular privilege of concluding the contest in entrance of a house crowd.
Along with the Nordic Swim Excursion in April, Hosszu is anticipated to obtain a call for participation to race on the inaugural FINA Champions Swim sequence, which is able to host competitions in america, China, and Hosszu’s local Budapest (additional knowledge on variety standards discovered right here), in addition to the 2019 FINA Global Cup, a the place Hosszu has already confirmed herself as probably the most dominant competitor within the sequence’ historical past.
Hosszu, a long-time recommend of accelerating alternatives for pro swimmers, is a herbal recommend for the Nordic Swim Excursion, which is able to be offering a complete prize package deal of €129,000. Every forestall has a unique handbag, with Stockholm providing just about part of all overall profits at €64,000, in the meantime Bergen will submit €28,000 whilst Helsinki provides €25,000 for its two days of festival. In 2017, Hosszu and ex-husband Shane Tussup, along different world-class swimmers together with Adam Peaty, Kosuke Hagino, and Sjostrom, amongst others, introduced the World Affiliation of Skilled Swimmers, or GAPS. Although GAPS has remained most commonly quiet since 2017, Hosszu has thrown her strengthen at the back of the newly-minted Global Swimming League, or ISL, has risen as a brand new manner for swimmers to make cash through competing out of doors of the standard FINA-only observe, even though the ISL has but to effectively host a contest.
The 2019 Nordic Swim Sequence will probably be broadcast on EuroSport, and can be to be had through “Pay on Call for” in different nations, together with america.
The monetary rewards inspire swimmers to department out and compete in a couple of disciplines: the swimmers who rank the most efficient throughout 12 other occasions and who attend all 3 legs of the excursion will obtain an extra €1,000 of prize cash on the conclusion of the excursion.
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