Paolo Barelli

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.


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…


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.


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.


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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European Federation Elects New Bureau Behind President Barelli

LEN, the European aquatics federation, has elected a new set of leaders to its leadership Bureau behind re-elected president Paolo Barelli.

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Italy’s Paolo Barelli Re-Elected as President of LEN

Italian federation head Paolo Barelli has been re-elected as the president of the Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN) – the governing body…

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Two-Man Race Confirmed For LEN Presidency

With no other candidates having stepped forward, an LEN President candidacy competition between incumbent Paolo Barelli and challenger Erik van Heijningen is set to begin.

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KNZB President Set To Challenge Incumbent Barelli For LEN Head Post

Royal Dutch Swimming Federation (KNZB) President Erik van Heijningen is set to take on Italian Paolo Barelli for the role of LEN President at May’s Congressional session in London.

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Italy Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Bremen Tragedy

50 years ago, Italian swimming faced the worst disaster in Italian sports history when seven members of its national team and a coach perished in a plane crash near Bremen, Germany.

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