Fluidra awarded contract to design and install Olympic swimming pool at 2019 Pan American GamesOctober 22, 2018
The project is valued at close to €1.3M and will see the construction of an Olympic pool for the Water Polo competition in Lima (Peru).
The 2019 Pan American Games will be held in the Peruvian capital from 26 July to 11 August
The project adds to Fluidra’s extensive international presence as a supplier for worldwide water competitions
Fluidra, the multinational, Spanish-listed company focused on developing innovative products, services, and IoT solutions for the residential and commercial pool markets globally, will be the supplier of the pool for the water polo competition at the upcoming 2019 Pan American Games. The project, to be implemented in the Villa María del Triunfo district in Lima (Peru), is valued at close to PEN5Mn (€1.3M).
Fluidra will design, supply, and install an Olympic pool (50 x 25 x 2.2 meters) using the Skypool building system at the Andrés Avelino Cáceres sports complex in the southeast of the Peruvian capital. Fluidra will also be responsible for the filtration, disinfection, and water heating systems, along with the competition accessories to equip the pool in line with official standards for the 2019 Pan American Games. The competitions will take place in Lima from 26 July to 11 August 2019 and draw some 6,000 athletes from 41 countries across the Americas.
Fluidra was recently the supplier for another important competition on the continent, the 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games, held in Barranquilla (Colombia) this summer, where it supplied the pool competition accessories. The company has also made and installed Olympic pools for other sports projects in Mexico and Colombia.
Fluidra’s strong reputation as a supplier for aquatic competitions is also reflected in Asia. The company designed and installed pools for the 2018 Asian Games(Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia) and the 19th Sukma Games (Malaysia), and will supply the upcoming 13th PORA Games (Jantho, Indonesia) in 2019. In Spain, Fluidra was responsible for designing and building the Olympic pool used in the swimming and water polo competitions at the 2018 Mediterranean Games in Tarragona.