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Posted on 11 June 2020

ESB Octopus : 41 medals pour the European Schools swimming team at the EFSL finals

ESB Octopus, the European Schools swimming team, obtains 41 medals, including 3
golds, at the short distance swimming finals in Eindhoven (29 February -1 March 2020)

On the week-end of 29 February to 1st of March, just before the lockdown, 29 swimmers
representing the different European Schools of Brussels participated to the short distance
Champs of the European Forces Swimming League (EFSL). Our team, ESB Octopus,
obtained 41 medals, including three golds.

Congratulations to the medalists:
– Alexia Salgado (3 medals), Lisa Di Stefano (1 medal) and Inès Mazzola (1 medal), from
the European School of Uccle.
– Jonas Eversonas (7 medals), Paulius Eversonas (1 medal) and Iskender PatelPimentel (7 medals, including two golds),
from the European School of Woluwe.
– Jules Pellier (5 medals, including one gold), Rodrigo Alquézar Pomar (4 medals) from
– Aura Ortega Claici (7 medals) from Laeken.
– Sven Woersdoerfer (2 medals), ex-Uccle.
– And three medals in relays (Georgios Stavropoulos, Lisa, Iskender and Ioana Vasilescu; Jules, Inès, Aura and Sven – with two medals).

ESB Octopus is the swimming team of the four European Schools of Brussels. It is open to all
pupils and students since the age of 5, with a minimal level for being involved in competitive


Due to the lockdown situation, the ESB cannot organise the traditional sprint meet for swimmers who would like to join the team. We hope that the season 2020-2021 will however start in September
Swimmers interested can already contact us or register through:

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