FINA Clinic prepares swimming officials for the 2015 African Games

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A FINA clinic for swimming officials was organised by the Fédération Congolaise de Natation (FECONAT) from April 13-17 in the capital city, Brazzaville (CGO). The clinic attracted 26 participants aspiring to become official technical staff at the African Games.

The five-day course was aimed to strengthen the technical officials’ expertise. Strategic positioning and handling of the tools were trained with practical exercises.

The FECONAT provided key information about the latest sports technical trends and in particular about the 11th African Games to be held from September 4–19, 2015 in Brazzaville. A visit of the future competition venues was organised for the participants all coming from surrounding nations. 

FINA Clinic participants in Brazzaville Photo: by Fédération Congolaise de Natation

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