Fifteen years later The World Swimming Championship return to Rome. The XIII FINA World Championships were held July 17th through August 2nd, 2009 in Rome, Italy. The event was held on the tennis courts of the Foro Italico by using temporary pools supplied by Myrtha Pools. With so many Italian victories, the event was a great success for all of Italy. Even with extreme hot temperatures, spectators enjoyed a world class venue with the best athletes in the world.
As a sponsor and Official Partner of FINA, Myrtha Pools is excited to have so many world records in their pools. Throughout the event staff of Myrtha Pools welcomed aquatic professionals from all over the world for private tours of the different venues used for the water polo competitions (34x21x2) and also the synchronized swimming pools (34x21x3) as well as the pools of Aquaniene. Everyone was very impressed by the world renowned technology which Myrtha Pools is known for.
Another feature that was a great success during the Championships was held in the Village Roma09 in the heart of Foro Italico. Myrtha supplied a 20×8 swimming pool where more than 2000 youngsters enjoyed themselves and challenged the results of their favorite athletes in “Challenge Your Heroes”.
Type: Synchro competition pool
Dimension: 34 x 25 m ; 34 x 25 m ; 20 x 8 m
Depth: 3m; 2m
Structure Type: Outdoor
Benefit: Temporary pools supplied by Myrtha Pools on the tennis courts of the Foro Italico
Technology: Myrtha overflow gutter – classic, Myrtha technology