Selección Nacional de Natación Artística en Open de París
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Spanish National Team of Artistic Swimming

2019.03.06

The Spanish National Team of Artistic Swimming returns from Paris with 5 medals

The Spanish National  Team of Artistic Swimming (formerly known as synchronised swimming) has won 5 medals (1 gold, 3 silvers and 1 bronze) in the first World Series competition, which took place in Paris last weekend.

Photo: High Performance Centre of Sant Cugat
© Mariko Ogura

Days before the Paris Open, Cañizares visited the team in the High Performance Centre of Sant Cugat, Barcelona, and attended a training session.

Photo: Cañizares during the training session
© Mariko Ogura

Cañizares has been entrusted with composing the music for the team’s Technical Routine in the Tokyo Olympic Games, to be celebrated next year. The music must match the compulsory elements and the rules of artistic swimming.

Photo: Cañizares with Mayu Fujiki, the team’s coach
© Mariko Ogura

The team’s coach, Mayu Fujiki explained the different elements and concepts to be used during the performance.

Selección Española de Natación Artística

Photo: Japanese TV crew filming
© Mariko Ogura

A Japanese TV crew are filming a documentary about the coach, and that day they were also there.

Cañizares con Ona Carbonell y Sara Saldaña

Photo: Cañizares with Ona Carbonell (right) and Sara Saldaña (left) by the pool
© Mariko Ogura

Cañizares made some musical arrangements for the piece used in the free duet routine, and he had a chat with the swimmers about potential improvements for the Paris competition.

These are the pictures from their performance, which they have sent me, and which I am pleased to share with our subcribers.

Ona Carbonell y Sara Saldaña en Open de París
Ona Carbonell y Sara Saldaña en Open de París

Photo: Ona Carbonell and Sara Saldaña in the Paris Opens
© Selección Española Natación Artística / Spanish National Team of Artistic Swimming

Medalla de Bronce para Dúo Libre en Open de París

Photo: Bronze Medal in the Free Duet in the Paris Opens
© Selección Española Natación Artística / Spanish National Team of Artistic Swimming

In the Free Duet competition, Ona Carbonell and Sara Saldaña performed “La Malagueña, musical arrangement and performance by Cañizares. The new duet has performed this in Paris for the first time, winning a Bronze Medal. This are touching news.

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