The Federazione Ticinese di Nuoto (Switzerland) leads the team classification at the VIII Póvoa de Varzim International Meeting, that started this Saturday at the city swimming pool.
The Swiss have 442 points, followed by FC Porto with 289 and Centro Gallego T. Deportiva with 251.
The Spanish Gaspar Budino (Centro Gallego T. Deportiva) with 754 points in the 1500 freestyle (15.56,64) and Paula Garcia (Centro Gallego T. Deportiva) with 727 points in the 400 freestyle (4.25,06) are the swimmers with the best performance.
The competition has the participation of 447 athletes (236 male e 211 female) representing 47 teams, among which is in highlight the presence of the Olympic Vânia Neves (Fluvial Portuense) and the returning to competition of Ana Catarina Monteiro (Fluvial Vilacondense).
FC Porto, with 32 enrolled, is the team with the highest number of swimmers enrolled, followed by Fluvial Portuense with 27 and Famalicão with 24.
On Sunday the heats begin at 09h00 and the finals at 16h30.