Olympic Water Polo Comes to Gainesville

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB - It's pretty hot outside, but if you're looking to cool off you probably shouldn't play water polo.

But athletes who who were re up to the challenge gathered in Gainesville to experience some olympic level water polo.

Campers from 11 countries and eight states came to the northeast pool in Gainesville to learn to play water polo.

Throughout the first two weeks in July gator water polo, a club in Gainesville.

Teamed up with local businesses along with the Barcelona international water polo academy, which is led by two time olympic coach Quim Colet, to help kids learn about the sport.

Colet's staff includes olympic athletes and coaches, along with various division 1 polo players.