Rio2016: Myrtha is on the podium together with the athletes

On day 4 Olympics swimming competitions don’t stop amaze the audience and all the fans. An exciting show hit the scenes in the innovative pools signed by Myrtha at the Estadio Olimpico De Desportos Aquaticos

There we go with the medals of day 4 at Rio2016:

200 M Freestyle Male
: Sun Yang – China
Silver: Le Clos – RSA
Bronze: Conor Dwyer – USA

100 M Backstroke  Female
Gold: Katinka Hosszú – Hungary
Silver: Kathleen Baker – USA
Bronze: Kylie Masse – Canada, Fu Yuanhui – China

100 M Backstroke Male
Gold: Ryan Murphy – USA
Silver: Xu Jiiayu – CHINA
Bronze: David Plummer – USA

100 m breastroke female was the most anticipated final of day 4. The US swimmer Lilly King won the race, defeating the Russian athlet Julija Efimova and gaining the new Olympic record. «I showed that it is possible to compete and win being clean», explained Lilly King after the race. Efimova, has been just re-admitted to competitions after months of suspension because of a positive anti-doping test.
Gold: Lilly King – USA
Silver: Julija Efimova – RUSSIA
Bronze: Catherine Meili – USA

Success and medal for Italy as well: Federica Pellegrini conquered  a third place in the 200 m freestyle semi-final, qualifying for the final, right after the world champion Katie Ledecky and the super-Sara Sjostrom.
Gold: Katie Ledecky – USA
Silver: Sara Sjostrom – Sweden
Bronze: Federica Pellegrini – Italy



All the competitions of day 4 took place in the pools signed by Myrtha Pools at the Estádio Olimpico De Desportos Aquaticos.
The venue has been specially built for the Games and dedicated to swimming competitions and water polo final.
The Olympic stadium has been designed as a temporary building: it will be dismantled at the end of the event.
The 50m Myrtha pool is a temporary facility as well, installed just on the occasion of Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Both warm up and competition pools feature the innovative Defender filtration system and a high efficiency circulation system, which provide with a perfect and crystal-clear water quality and do not interfere with swimmers performance, extremely sensitive to any movement in the pool.

Rio Olympic Games represented for Myrtha a great challenge as well as a great and a hard project at the same time. We have been able to complete 18 pools with an extreme precision, attention to any detail and in a perfect schedule” Commented Roberto Colletto, CEO of Myrtha Pools.  “To know that all those super swimmers and champions will race in our pools it makes us so full of pride. Our know-how and state of the art technology gained in more than 50 years of experience represent our best strengths. They lead us to become the undisputed protagonist and the benchmark in the world of international swimming competitions”.

Surf through our booklet online and find out all the pools signed by Myrtha at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games!

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