609 in 2015 and later

648 past in 2015 (updated 17-07-'15)

Racers take on St. Louis Bay for 2nd annual swim across the bay

For more than 100 swimmers, the two mile swim across St. Louis Bay was a task many spent weeks training for.

The second annual Swim across the bay nearly doubled its registered swimmers over year one. Co-organizer Madeline Simpson says the race started as a family and friends thing, but she and her sister thought everyone should be able to take part.

Parag wins Open 5,000m distance at Subway Open Water swim

EIGHTEEN-year-old national swimmer Josiah Parag won the 5,000m distance event at the Subway Maracas Open Water yesterday morning as closed the gruelling race in one hour, ten minutes and 26 seconds.

Parag was closely followed behind by Nikoli Blackman, 13, another national swimmer, who placed second in 1:10:43. Blackman later went on to win the 3,000m distance.

Popular ocean event postponed for second time due to weather

The Duke’s Waikiki Ocean Mile Swim has been postponed again.

One of the most popular events of the Duke’s OceanFest ocean sports festival will now take place on Saturday, Oct. 13.

It was previously supposed to take place Saturday, Sept. 15, but organizers were concerned over water quality issues as a result of Tropical Storm Olivia.

Ensuring Tokyo Bay is fit for swimming ahead of the 2020 Olympics

If you squint your eyes, it almost looks like Club Med: an expanse of blue sea, a stretch of beach, white tents and umbrellas on the sand, and plenty of staff ready to help out. However, this isn’t a tropical paradise, it’s Tokyo Bay and Odaiba Plage is an attempt to turn it into a swimming spot.

Burnell, Xin claim victories in Chun'an Marathon Swim World Series

Jack Burnell of Britain and Xin Xin from the host country got the last laugh at the 2018 FINA/HOSA Marathon Swim World Series in Qiandao Lake, Chun'an in China's Zhejiang province on Sunday.

In the men's 10km competition, Burnell touched the board first in a time of one hour 56 minutes 34.8 seconds, beating Rob Frederik Muffels of Germany by 0.1 seconds for the title.

San Carlos teen Angel More has completed the California Triple Crown of Marathon Swimming and now seeks to do more

It’s quite a thing to contemplate one’s own mortality at the age of 11. Swimming in the San Francisco Bay on May 17, 2014, with Alcatraz behind her and her and her club swim coach ahead of her, Angel More thought: “Oh, I could die.”

It was the first time More — an avid swimmer — had attempted an open-water swim, making a trek so treacherous that it was one of the main deterrents for any prisoners who pondered escaping The Rock.

53rd edition of the Capri-Naples Results

9 September 2018:

Winner of the 53rd edition of the Capri-Naples: GHETTINI (ITA)

Second place: POP ACEV (MKD)

Third place: BOTTELIER (NED)

Walsall swimmers smash Channel record in memory of tragic friend

For most people, swimming the Channel would be considered a huge achievement.

But an intrepid team of swimmers, who formed in memory of a tragic friend, crossed the 20-mile stretch separating England and France not once, not twice – but an incredible four times without stopping.

Record numbers to take part in Dart 10k outdoor swim.

This weekend 1,600 swimmers are diving into the country’s longest running, longest distance, outdoor organised swim this weekend in Devon.  

SA swimmer calls it quits

Durban - South African open water swimmer Cameron Bellamy who set out to become the first person to swim 96km around the West Indies island of Barbados at the weekend “had to call it quits”.

LEN Open Water Cup – Leg 6, Bled – Kristof Rasovszky: the Shark from Lake Balaton

Hungary’s Kristof Rasovszky keeps on rolling: after claiming two golds and a silver at the European Championships in Glasgow, he finished his LEN Open Water Cup campaign with back-to-back wins.

2018 LOST Race and LOST Mile Recap

The 2018 LOST Race and LOST Mile race day turned out to be an incredible day of excitement, fun, and perfect warm summer weather. Despite the wavy conditions, the water was warm and a welcome change from the past few years where cold temperatures prevented swimmers from competing in the full distances.

Apurba Saha Wins Historic 81 km Race Down The Ganges

21 swimmers started at 5 am and 10 swimmers finished the 81 km India National Open Water Swimming Competition down The Ganges. At 50.3 miles, it is one of the world's longest races that celebrated its 75th edition this year.

Meet Marie: The first person to swim from Mizen to Fastnet Rock

A Cork woman has expressed her delight at becoming the first ever person to swim from Mizen Head to the Fastnet Rock Lighthouse.

Carrigaline’s Marie Watson completed the 18 kilometre swim in just under six hours on Wednesday.

Navy SEAL plans San Clemente to Catalina swim

Former Navy SEAL Dave Loeffler plans to swim from San Clemente Island to Catalina Island on Monday, September 17. The swim is believed to be the first attempt, ever, to swim the 21 miles between the two islands. San Clemente is the southernmost Channel Island and 70 miles offshore of San Diego.

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