The Churriana Swimming Club has good news. Marcos Rodriguez Mesa (1997) won the Spanish Absolute Champion Medal. He also participated in the Tarragona Mediterranean Games. He says it was an amazing experience. The competition was very positive, the atmosphere was great with my teammates, and the test went smoothly for him. It was positive, and it was great to be able to compete internationally once again." His best time in 400 is 3.51. He also scored 7.59 in 800 and 15.21 in 1500.
Marcos is also the Junior Europe runner-up and the Junior World ninth place respectively. Marcos is a physiotherapy student and has Rafa Nadal, Lebron James and others as his references. His older brother was the one who introduced him to swimming. He signed up for classes with his parents and then it became his turn. He says that he doesn't practice swimming but that he runs or bikes to improve his performance.
He competed in the Andalusian championship in 2009 with CN Churriana. He claims that he is more comfortable freestyle than in the 800, 400 and 1500 tests. It is a huge responsibility to be one of the top swimmers in the club. We work hard to achieve greatness. He assures that blume not only trains to win championships and set records, but also shows our faces abroad when we compete. Marcos wants to compete at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. He says he has to be persistent and not give up.
His main goal for the future is to "continue training better every day" and "to be able to qualify to the next championships that will be coming", as "it is a very difficult sport, but one that rewards." They must possess certain qualities and values, such as "humility", discipline, hard work, perseverance, and hard work. Marcos does not eat a strict diet, but he trains for 30 to 32 hours per week and prefers to swim in the pool. Serafin has helped me become a better swimmer over the past year. Not only has he made it easier to see things from a different perspective, but also academically. Marcos wants to be a professional swimmer and have his career finished in five years.
IN OPEN WATER
Marta Garzon Siles (2000) is another outstanding face of the CN Churriana. She has just started the year in open water. She is the 1500-free champion in Spain and she was also part of the national team at the European Junior Open Water Championships. I did the long distance test, which was very successful for me. It is something I enjoy for now, even though the training sessions can be quite long and tiring, the group makes it much more enjoyable. Marta will attend the Open Water World Championships in Eliat, Israel, next September. This is Marta's goal.
For now, his best time is in the 1500-free with a mark 16:50. Marta's reference is Michael Phelps, the Olympic swimmer. She started swimming as a child because her sister was a member of the club, and she encouraged her to join the sport. She feels confident with the "front crawl", even though she used to swim butterfly as a child, but with training, she realized that front crawl was becoming more natural. Although some training sessions can be very difficult, I enjoy them all.
He started swimming at CN Churriana when he was 6 years old. The club has been his second family and being one of the top swimmers there brings him joy and satisfaction.
Marta would love to compete in the United States and China. However, she says that she is focusing on her training, day by day, thinking about the goal. Marta believes that to reach them, you need to have your "head", as Marcos said. "Because there are so many hours spent training, you must know how to manage it psychologically."
Marta devotes 6 hours per day to her training. Marta says her coach's support is crucial. >. Marta prefers the pool, as it is easier to adjust to the waves and currents in the ocean. It's easier '>>. in the lakes. Her desire... To continue competing at the same level as before and, like all athletes, to go to the Olympics.