María García López
From OpenwaterpediaDescenso a Nado de la Ría de Navia in Asturias, Spain. A long-time volunteer for the Asociación de Amigos de la Ría de Navia and a competitive swimmer with the Club Natación Villa de Navia, she became a Novata (first-time swimmer of the Descenso) at the age of 9.
Role of Queen
Garcia continued to assist in the preparation and organization of the 55th Descenso a Nado de la Ría de Navia as well as participate in the awards ceremonies and parades throughout the week of the Descenso a Nado de la Ría de Navia, an all-consuming 3-day period of open water swimming celebration.