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Water polo players complain on pain in the eyes after the Olympic pool

Water polo players complain on pain in the eyes after the Olympic poolOlympic athletes complain of verdant water in Rio de Janeiro basins where competitions are held, according to the German magazine Der Spiegel. As described in the material, for the Olympic Games have turned green water in two basins. In the first case competed diver in the green water.

"The tanks ended number of chemicals used in the process of water treatment As a result, the pH level has gone beyond the norm, and that caused a color change.", - Stated in the International Swimming Federation (FINA).

The representative of the organizing committee of the Olympic Games in Brazil Mario Andrada also admitted that "the chemical composition of the water has changed" because of the algae, the heat and the lack of wind.

Changing the color of the water, the organizers recognize "carries no risk for the athletes." Nevertheless, a number of players in the water polo began to complain of pain in the eyes.

"My eyes cut from the water It's not cool." - Says Hungarian sportsman Gergely Zhalanki.

The same complaint was expressed by American Tony Azevedo. In turn, the interpreters do not share such claims.

"It's like jumping into the sea, all the more so for us the visibility conditions are acceptable, - said the German coach Lutz Bushkov -. It's all the same water, and no matter what it is - a blue or green."
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