Paolo Barelli

Barelli Accuses AASF of Political Interference & Shadowy Figures

“My point of view on this matter is very clear: the lack of good governance within FINA is indeed the reason that led me to put forward my candidacy to the Presidency of FINA.” -Paolo Barelli

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Asia, Africa Sign Up in Support of Julio Maglione in FINA Fight

The Asian Swimming Federation (AASF) and the African Swimming Federation (CANA) published letters in favor of Julio Maglione for a third term as President of FINA.

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Paolo Barelli’s 2nd ‘Newsletter’: Athletes, Coaches, & FINA Governance

Paolo Barelli addresses how he would improve FINA’s athlete and coach participation in the governance of aquatic sports if he is elected President of FINA at the Congress on July 22nd.

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Paolo Barelli Issues ‘Newsletter’ to FINA NGB Presidents

In a ‘newsletter’ released today, Paolo Barelli reiterates some of the strategies he believes would improve FINA and the swimming community worldwide.

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Paolo Barelli’s Response to CAS Ruling on FINA Ethics

Paolo Barelli lost his case against several high-ranking FINA officials yesterday, but he says he’s considering appealing the decisions to the Swiss Federal Tribunal.

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CAS Rejects Paolo Barelli’s Ethics Case Against FINA

The Court of Arbitration For Sport (CAS) has dismissed an appeal by Italian swim federation president Paolo Barelli and ordered Barelli to pay the legal fees of FINA, his opponent in the case.

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Paolo Barelli’s Manifesto for the Future of FINA

Paolo Barelli believes in transparency, as he has said on multiple occasions. In that spirit, he’s publicized a manifesto laying…

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US Aquatic Sports Backs Julio Maglione In FINA Presidential Race

United States Aquatic Sports is placing it’s support fully behind incumbent Julio Maglione in this summer’s elections for the president of FINA, according to a letter SwimSwam obtained today.

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Energy For Swim Rome To Take Place In August

The official presentation for the international swimming event, Energy for Swim was held today at the Sala Rossa conference room…

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Exclusive: Paolo Barelli Explains His Vision for FINA and the Future

Paolo Barelli, candidate for FINA President, reached out to SwimSwam for an exclusive interview, explaining his vision for FINA and the future of aquatic sports.

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Energy For Swim Set For Rome

Energy for Swim is the name of an amazing swimming event that 7 days after the World Championships in Budapest,…

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TYR Sport Announces Partnership With The Ligue Européenne de Natation

TYR Sport is proud to announce its partnership with The Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN), the European governing body for aquatic sports affiliated with FINA.

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Citing ‘Unethical Behavior’, Barelli Takes On Maglione For FINA Pres

The FINA presidential election is set to take place on July 22nd in Budapest, where long-time incumbent Julio Maglione will face challenger Paolo Barelli.

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Budapest, Hungary Will Host the 2020 European Championships

European Swimming’s governing body LEN (Ligue Européenne de Natation) president Paolo Barelli announced this week that the 2020 European Aquatics Championships will take…

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Embattled Paolo Barelli Re-elected as Italian President in Landslide

The embattled president of the Federazione Italiana Nuoto (FIN), or the Italian Swimming Federation, Paolo Barelli has been re-elected in a…

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