‘Prioritise The Olympics, the Only Competition That Matters’ Says Swim Elder Sweetenham
SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
March 30, 2020—
Bill Sweetenham , one of the elders of world swimming, has urged coaches and swimmers to “prioritise the Olympics first and foremost” now the dates of Tokyo 2020 have been set for 2021, “as historically no-one, but no-one, recognises or remembers any other result or competition”. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today named July 23-August 8, 2021 as the news dates of Tokyo 2020, the Games that will continue to be branded with the dateline of this year. That means the Games will end on the day they started in Beijing in 2008, when 08/08/08 was chosen as a lucky symbol for the ...