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Four-time Olympic champion Vladimir Salnikov visited Alblasserdam

Datum: 08-04-2016

Friday April 8th, Sportcentrum Blokweer received distinguished visitors from the European swimming world. KNZB chairman Erik van Heijningen had colleagues from Russia (four-time Olympic champion Vladimir Salnikov), Kaspars Pone (Latvia) and Dato Rurua (Georgia) invited to the Swimcup in Eindhoven and used their presence there for a tour of in the 2521 pool in Alblasserdam.

They were very interested in the 2521 Simply Swimming concept. Nice side effect was that the same day the new swimming pool was opened in Almere, as in Alblasserdam by Pieter van den Hoogenband. Good example to follow. Manager of the Sportcentrum Blokweer Ad van 't Hof commented: "Nice to see all the foreign guests coming over to Alblasserdam. We realize once again how unique our pool is..."