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UPDATED: 08:02, March 01, 2006
South America swimming contest opens in Medellin, Colombia
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Colombian city Medellin will host the South American swimming championship on Wednesday in Medellin, in which 400 athletes from 11 countries will take part, the organizers fo the event said on Tuesday.

The first event will be water polo on Wednesday and other events include swimming, synchonized swimming and diving. Brazil is sending the largest team with 120 members, and is expected to take the lion's share of the titles. Some 72 of the team are athletes; the remaider are team officials and coaches.

Colombia is sending 10 for synchronized swimmers and seven divers. Diver Juan Guillermo Uran, and swimmers Camilo Becerra, Omar Pinzon and Carolina Colorado are considered the country's best medals hopes.

Suriman is sending the smallest team with only three swimmers.

Source: Xinhua

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