Rio Hosts ‘King and Queen of the Sea’ in Beach Sports Competition

The competition was held on Copacabana beach and attracted leading aquatic athletes from Brazil and around the world.

By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On December 10th and 11th, local athletes in Rio de Janeiro competed in the final stages of a sporting competition to become 'Rei e Rainha do Mar' ('King and Queen of the Sea'). The competition was held on Copacabana beach and attracted leading aquatic athletes from Brazil and around the world, as well as offering chances for children and residents to participate.

The event was created in homage to Brazilian athlete Poliana Okimoto

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