The President of Argentina, Mauricio Macri inaugurated the swimming center of Olympic Park in Buenos Aires, a multi-sports area that will host 14 of the 32 sports scheduled for the upcoming Youth Olympic Games from 1 to 6 October, 2018.
Estadio Acuático, the center for the Games will be used for many different aquatic disciplines including swimming, diving and the pentathlon. With two Myrtha Pools the facility will become the most modern in Argentina.
The competition pool is 51.5 meters with 10 lanes including Myrtha’s Track Start starting blocks and a moveable bulkhead which allows the pool be used for different activities. The second pool is a 25 meter diving pool with a depth of 3 meters and includes five lanes for swimming. Both pools have the Defender, the most reliable filtration system in the world in terms of eco-sustainability.