Less than three years before the Paris Olympic Games, Béryl Gastaldello has decided to leave the Cercle des Nageurs de Marseille. If she will continue to train in the United States, she joined the Ile-de-France club Etoiles 92.
It’s a big change that Beryl Gastaldello has confirmed. While the native of Marseille did not experience results to match her ambitions during the past season, she decided to change the environment. After representing Olympic Nice Swimming at the start of her career, she joined the Cercle des Nageurs de Marseille in 2014, around the same time as her departure for Texas A&M University in the United States. But, after eight seasons under the colors of the Phocaean city, Béryl Gastaldello will join Ile-de-France. The 26-year-old swimmer has formalized her arrival in the 92 Stars, founded last year and sponsored by former swimmers such as Camille Lacourt, Jérémy Stravius and Grégory Mallet. It was the latter who initiated contact with the swimmer. ” I visited them last week and I fell in love, especially for President Etienne Passani. We were immediately connected, we share the same values, said Béryl Gastaldello in comments collected by the daily The team. It is a unique club which defends a triple project, performance, education and retraining, which operates only on private funds and which reproduces the Anglo-Saxon model. It is something that I wish to wear and represent. “
Gastaldello does not intend to leave the United States
Béryl Gastaldello recently joined the United States and ensures that leaving the other side of the Atlantic is not currently in his plans. However, leaving Texas is an option for the Marseille native, who shared the life of coach Dave Salo’s squad a few months ago. ” At the moment I don’t want to announce where I’m going to swim, I do things in order She adds. A return to Europe is not expected until next November for the semi-finals of the International Swimming League, in which she participates in the colors of Los Angeles Current. From there, the program will be shared between his new club and the French team. ” I will defend the colors of my new club at the French championships in Montpellier and I am qualified for the short course world championships in Abu Dhabi », She recalls. It will then be time to return to France for the end of the year before “a new cycle”. In this regard, Béryl Gastaldello intends to put “transmission” at the heart of his project. ” I found a family, with super motivated young people who are eager to learn and with whom I will be able to share what I have acquired over the years “, Assures the one who admits alive” a big turning point “in her career, with Paris 2024 in her sights.