A massive delegation. In addition to the two swimmers competing at the world championships in Japan at the end of July, Madagascar will also have nine representatives, five boys and four girls at the VIIth edition of the Junior Worlds. This world meeting dedicated to the under 18s will be held in Israel from September 4 to 9. Three of them will be supported by the international federation, while the other six will pay their own travel expenses. “The three swimmers subsidized by Fina, two boys and a girl, are the best ranked in their category during the last ranking test”, clarifies the national technical director, Naivo Razafindrafidy. The three swimmers supported by the World Aquatic are the leader of the classification, Tendry Tiavina Rakotobe, and his second, Baritiana Mathieu Andriampenomanana. A girl completes the trio. This is Ony Mbolasoa Andrianaivo. The other three swimmers who will make the trip are Mamihaja Nathan Andriampenomanana, Aina Holiravaka Emadisson and Mana Andraina Rabenjalinoro. And the other three girls are Anjanirina Miranda Razafindrandretsa, Finaritra Razakatiana and Jauslin Nomena. Flag bearers on the Big Island will be led and supervised by the national technical director. Some of these swimmers are part of the national team who will compete in the 2023 Island Games, then fly immediately to Israel as soon as the Games end.
SWIMMING – WORLD JUNIORS – Nine swimmers competing in Israel