Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

The elite athletes participating in the King and Queen of the Sea (Rei e Rainha do Mar) in Brazil this week were practicing in an outdoor pool with outstanding panoramic views.

Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas is a Brazilian sports club based in Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, and site of pools with sights of Sugarloaf Mountain (Pão de Açúcar), Guanabara Bay, and Christ the Redeemer (Cristo Redentor), a 30m tall Art Deco statue.

Top photo shows Alice Franco in view of Sugarloaf Mountain with the bottom photo showing Lexie Kelly and Chip Peterson in view of Cristo Redentor.

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