Synchronized swimming coach plans to set up Qatar’s first team

The Olympic sport of synchronized swimming is coming to Qatar for the first time, as part of a wider initiative to set up a local team here.

Trial classes, dubbed Sync-Ro, will take place at Aspire Dome swimming pool on National Sport Day (Feb. 10) as part of a program of sport-related events hosted by Aspire Zone.

Leading the initiative is Italian expat Sara Spadoni, 28, who was a professional synchronized swimmer in Italy for 10 years before retiring due to injuries, as well as to allow her to reduce her five-hours-a-day training schedule to focus on university studies.
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Source News: Doha News