The canal beach will host next Saturday, August 6, the XIX edition of the Swimming Crossing of Punta Umbría. Those interested can register until this Thursday, through the Internet at chipserena.es or in person at Puntiti Sport, both at the store in the coastal town located on Calle Ancha 72, and in the one in Aljaraque, located on Vía San Sebastián. , 5.

This aquatic championship is also one of the scoring events of the III Provincial Open Water Circuit 2022, which is part of the sports calendar of the Huelva Provincial Council.

The competition also has a charitable nature, so for another year it is once again part of the ‘Brazadas Solidarias’ circuit. The collection will go to the benefit of the Vicente Ferrer Foundation, which will allocate the aid to the most disadvantaged populations of rural India, “to complete the works of an educational and multipurpose building that we are building in one of its villages,” as he explained. Rosario García, representative of the foundation, at a press conference.

As in previous editions, two tests will be held: one of 1,500 meters and as a novelty of this edition, one of 3,000, scored within the provincial circuit. The price for participating will be 10 and 15 euros, respectively.

The 3,000 test will start at 10:00 a.m. and the 1,500 test is scheduled to start at 11:30 a.m. Both will take place from Mosquito Club, in La Canaleta, and participation is not limited in each modality. At the moment in the test of 1500 there are 95 registered participants and in 3,000 there are already 57.

For the delegate councilor for Sports, Alejandro Rodríguez, “nautical sports are present in Punta Umbría all year round” because “Punta Umbría is sport, sport is a healthy lifestyle and should be part of anyone’s daily life”, has remarked.

This event is organized by the Punta Umbría City Council, with the collaboration of Brazadas Solidarias, Huelva Provincial Council, Puntiti Sport and Mosquito Club.

The Brazadas Solidarias association is dedicated to organizing sporting events with a paradigm shift: paying more attention to the social, environmental and solidarity side of sport than to the competition itself.