George Bovell Advances to 14th FINA World Championships; HEAD Enters Competitive Swim with Splash

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3 time Olympian advances to Championships Finals. Bovell is racing in HEAD technology, marking the company's entry into international competitive swim.

14th FINA World Championship Finalist George Bovell

3-time Olympian George Bovell

Johan Eliasch, Chairman and CEO of HEAD: "We are glad to welcome George to our team of outstanding athletes."

HEAD, known as the world’s leading competition brand in Racquet and Winter Sports, dives into the Competitive Swim category with early success at the World Championships.

Announced this week in Shanghai, one of the world’s fastest swimmers, former world-record holder and Auburn University alumni, George Bovell has joined HEAD Swimming.

Competing in the 50m Freestyle event, George had the fastest qualifying time and advanced to tomorrow's Finals medal event with a strong Semi-Final performance. He is using HEAD LIQUIDFIRE race-suit technology and Stealth race goggles for the first time in international competition.

George joins a HEAD team of outstanding Athletes such as the world No. 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and ski-racers Bode Miller, Lindsay Vonn and Didier Cuche.

Johan Eliasch, Chairman and CEO of HEAD:
"Swimming is a perfect match with our sport portfolio, it allows us to combine our deep knowledge in water-sports through our dive-daughter MARES with the power and momentum, of HEAD as high performance competition brand. We are glad to welcome George to our team of outstanding athletes."

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