One more year, and there are already 84, the Metropole Swimming Club yesterday gave the kick-off to a new season in its facilities. Although there were variations in the script of the traditional opening act due to adverse weather conditions, these did not spoil the great metropolitan party.
The almost 800 athletes that make up each of the disciplines of the club, judo, water polo, artistic swimming, jumps, masters and the different swimming categories, its great banner, met in the main hall of the entity's headquarters, to be able to perform the traditional parade through the José Feo pool corridor. Despite this, they also enjoyed the love and support of family and friends.
The journalist Jesus Alberto Rodriguez was in charge of conducting the opening ceremony of the season, which began with the presentation of the 23 Olympic representatives that the CN Metropole has had. José Manuel Cossío, Rita Pulido, Nazario Padrón and Jordi Ulibarri were present.
Augusto Hidalgo, mayor of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, who attended the inauguration in the company of Aridany Romero, councilor of sports of the consistory, wanted to dedicate a few words of affection to all the metropolitans: "This club has always transferred the image of the city and the island to all parts of the world, it's a pity that tonight we can not enjoy its excellent sports skills, but we all know the potential that exists between these walls, where whole families have seen their children and grandchildren learn to swim, and the important thing about this club is not only its sport level, but the great family that makes up socially "
For his part, the president of the entity, Eduardo Araujo, who starts his second year at the helm of the club, thanked all those present "that are accompanying us on this night so full of water, but it is our environment and it does not have to scare us. " "Today is a happy day for all of us who are part of this great family because we give it the starting signal for a new season, and today we present our athletes to society and to the metropolitan family because we are proud of them," he assured. .