National Records at 17th FINA World Championships in Budapest
Budapest, Hungary – Five young athletes from Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort who train in Phuket under the FINA Scholarship Programme broke national records for their home countries at the 17th FINA World Championships held from 14 – 30 July 2017.
- Ayman Klzieh (Syria): 200m butterfly
- Michael Rasolonjatovo (Madagascar): 100m, 200m and 4×100 freestyle
- Emily Muteti (Kenya): 4x100m freestyle and 4×100 I.M. mixed relays
- Tem Strickland (Cook Islands): 50m and 100m freestyle
- Tisa Shayka (Nepal): 100m breaststroke
Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort is a FINA-approved training centre for aspiring swimmers training for the FINA World Championships and the Olympic Games. The FINA Scholarship Programme provides funding and training to each country’s top swimmers. Scholarship recipients work with top-level coaches at world-class Aquatics facilities to reach their full potential. The programme reaches out to swimmers and national federations with the greatest needs in FINA’s six aquatic sports.
Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort offers swimmers with professional coaches such as Miguel Angel Lopez Alvarado, who has a proven track record of leading his athletes to break national records in the last two decades.