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Renowned US synchro swimmer Nancy Weiman takes gold at FINA Masters 2015

07.08.2015, 17:15 Interviews
Nancy Weiman, a famous 67-year-old American synchro swimmer, arrived in Kazan to compete in the 16th FINA World Masters Championships. She had competed in nine world championships where she had claimed 14 gold, 7 silver and 3 bronze medals. Throughout her entire sports career, she had earned more than 110 medals, 75 of which are gold.

Nancy Weiman repeated her success here in Kazan competing in the solo synchronised swimming event. She clinched gold in the 60-69 age group.

– How long have you been into synchronised swimming?

– It all started in the United States when I was 20 and now since I am 60 I am taking part in the Masters tournament.

– Why did you decide to compete in the 16th FINA World Masters Championships in Kazan?

– Sport is a life. It is never too late to stop doing it. Since swimming keeps me fresh I still perform in synchronised swimming event.

– Were you planning to take a gold medal home when you were about to come to Kazan?

– Yes, definitely. I have already gotten gold and I wanted to repeat that. And I am glad I could do it.

– Do you like Kazan?

– It is my first time here and I am looking forward to the competition being over so that I can see more of the city. Right now I’ve seen mainly the Athletes’ Village and the swimming pool. Everything is organised quite well here.

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