LEN European Aquatics Championships | Rome 2022
UnipolSai is Presenting Partner of the European Aquatics Championships which will be held from 11 to 21 August in Rome at the Foro Italico Swimming Stadium and in the waters along the Ostia coast.After a 39-year wait Rome is once again hosting a high-profile international event like the European Championships.
A few numbers? 1500 athletes from 50 countries, 77 finals with 231 medals up for grabs 10,000 people involved, 1000 volunteers, 5 disciplines (swimming, open water swimming, diving, synchronised swimming and high diving) and 4 venues; 100,000 spectators expected in Rome with a further 200 million watching on television.
The leading athletes from Europe will be competing, together with all of the Italian champions and world record holders: most notably Gregorio Paltrinieri, Thomas Ceccon, Nicolò Martinenghi and Benedetta Pilato, Rome native Simona Quadarella, synchronised swimming stars Giorgio Minisini and Lucrezia Ruggiero, who return to Rome after their double triumph in Budapest, and young divers Chiara Pellacani and Matteo Santoro, fresh from winning silver at the world championships.
Rome is all set to welcome fans for an unforgettable summer of sport together with the world’s leading athletes and rescue dogs Lea and Gastone, live mascots of the European Championships.