Keep the Flame Alive: The Podcast for Olympics Fans

Episode 30: Moving Rio’s Swimming Pools

Release Date: April 26, 2018

Category: Podcast | Rio 2016 | Swimming

Have you seen the pictures of the abandoned Rio 2016 venues? The one of the swimming pool is one of the most famous, with its exposed concrete pit. It is that way because the pool itself got moved.

Moved? That’s right. Swimming pools can move!

This week we learn all about Rio 2016’s Olympic swimming pools–how they were built and what happened to them. Jill and Alison talk with Trevor Tiffany of A&T Europe and Chairman of Myrtha Pools USA, the supplier of Rio’s pools. Trevor tells us all about temporary pools and the plans (or non-plans) for Tokyo 2020, Paris 2024 and LA 2028.


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