Today the Italian Swimming Federation announced they will organize ENERGY FOR SWIM 2018 in collaboration with the City of Torino December 20-21.
ENERGY FOR SWIM 2018 is an individual competition by invitation of national and foreign athletes.
ENERGY FOR SWIM 2018 is being billed as both a traditional 25-meter swim meet under the rules of LEN and FINA mixed with a full-scale entertainment event.
ENERGY STANDARD GROUP, the sponsor, will provide an exciting and media friendly format for the event and an opportunity for athletes to compete for points and prize money.
Olympic champion Sarah Sjostrom has already announced she will participate on Instagram, in spite of skipping Short Course Worlds earlier this month. Swim stars Chad Le Clos (RSA), Cameron Van Der Burgh (RSA), Kliment Kolesnikov (RUS), Ben Proud (GBR), Misha Romanchuk (UKR) and Georgia Davies (GBR) have committed to compete as well. More swim stars are expected to announce in the coming days and weeks.