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1# Mediterranean Beach Games, Pescara, Italy

Sunday, 30 August, 2015 (All day) to Monday, 31 August, 2015 (All day)

5 km men / women

5 km mixed team



The Open Water Swimming presents, in swimming, the competition with longer duration and length;

This specialty is characterized by the important physical effort for which athletes must be fitted with remarkable quality and athletic ability.

In recent years the sport is growing in popularity among fans and supporters.



The Open Water Swimming will includes Men and Women competitions of a distance of 5 Km,; there will be also a relay competition (Team Event) with team made up of 2 Women and 1 Man or vice versa.

Each country may register three athletes for each competition two teams for the Team Event.

Date: from 30th to 31th August 2015

Venue: Area in front of “Stadio del Mare”


International Federation: FINA

National Federation: FIN