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Austria Adds Natural Beauty With 2 Amazing Races!

Calling all swimmers with a sense of adventure!  Here are a couple of great races in central Europe:

1) The Backwaterman Waldviertel , held on July 6, gives swimmers a rugged adventure in an off-the-beaten path area in Austria. Situated in the north of the country, this race offers a classic long distance open water race of 7k, but there are also a 750m and 1500m races too.

2) The other great Austrian race, which is held on June 21-22, is the “Schwimm Festival Neusideler See” (Lake Neusiedler Swimming Festival), which is set in UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lake Neusidl, one of the larges lakes in central Europe.  The lake straddles the border between Austria and Hungary. The festival has 9 competitions and 11 distances, so there is something for everyone.

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