BANJA LUKA OPEN 2016 – TOP SWIMMING EVENT
Dear friends of sports,
the Swimming Club “Olymp” Banja Luka is organising the 9th Banja Luka Open swim meet on the 11-12th June 2016.
This year’s meet, BLO 2016, is included in the official FINA and LEN calendars and is also a qualifying competition for this year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro! BLO 2016 is a good opportunity for all elite swimmers to attempt to meet the Olympic norm in the provenly fast City Olympic Pool in Banja Luka and get closer to achieving their dreams and sports ambitions!
Since 2007, a great number of top swimmers, world and European record-holders, as well as participants of the Olympic Games has taken part in our meeting. Here are some of them: Milorad Čavić, Nađa Higl, Gordan Kožulj, Emil Tahirović, Peter Mankoč, Joeri Verlinden, Evgeny Korotyhskin, Sergey Fesikov, Matjaž Markič, Damir Dugonjić, Čaba Silađi, Ivan Lenđer, Diana Bui Duyet, Ana Čarman, Dinko Jukić, Jason Dunford, Grigoriadis Aristitdis, Velimir Stjepanović…
One of the greatest challenges, besides qualifying for the largest competitions, is breaking meet records in the absolute category.
If you have participated – we eagerly expect you again, and if not – it’s time to visit us!