ESB Octopus wins 6 medals at the EFSL long-distance swimming finals in Bruges

Eight swimmers representing the European Schools of Brussels participed on 27 and 28 November 2021 to the long-distance swimming finals of the European Forces Swimming League (EFSL). They won six medals at the 800, 1 500 meters freestyle, and 400 meters individual medley races.

Congratulations to Ioana Vasilescu (EEB2, three medals), Éabha Ni Chonchuir, Alberto Alquézar Pomar (EEB3) and Sam Coles (Brussels American School), and to the other Champs qualifiers as well.

The competitions are still ongoing, the next objective being the short distance finals that will be held in Eindhoven on 26 and 27 February 2022. Several swimmers of the European Schools team are already qualified.

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