Paolo Barelli

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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Cseh, Paltrinieri State Readiness On Eve Of European SC Championships

Over 500 athletes are set to compete in Netanya, Israel at the 2015 European Short Course Championships, including Hungarian World Champion, Laszlo Cseh.


Denmark Named Hosts Of 2017 SC European Championships

The LEN Bureau voted on the host of the 2017 European Short Course Swimming Championships today in Vienna, Austria at the…

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LEN Finds a New Home in Switzerland

After being situated in London, Rome and most recently Luxembourg LEN, the governing body of swimming in Europe, has found a new home in Nyon, Switzerland…

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Danish Swimming bids for the LEN Short Course Championships 2017 after 2013 Success

Denmark bids for the LEN Short Course Championships 2017 with an impressive bid based upon a solid success in 2013 where Denmark played host to the event.

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John Malago Has “Non-Loyalty” Suspension in Italy Reduced from 16 to 8 Months

Upon appeal to Italy’s National Appeals Commission, John Malago has had his suspension reduced from 16 to 8 months, the Federazione Italiana…

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Paulo Frischknecht Becomes New Executive Director of LEN

It was announced at the LEN Congress in Edinburgh, Scotland that Paulo Frischknecht will become the new Executive Director of…

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