609 in 2015 and later

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

Van Rouwendaal clinches women's 5km open water swimming title at European Championships

Sharon van Rouwendaal was crowned women's five kilometres open water swimming champion at the European Championships here today.

The Dutch swimmer was the bronze medallist two years ago in the event, when the open water competitions were held in front of a home crowd in Hoorn.

Jazz Carlin column: Pneumonia, throwing elbows and 10k training sets

Ahead of her biggest open water race so far at the European Championships on 9 August, two-time Olympic silver medallist in the pool Jazz Carlin reveals how she has had to overcome pneumonia, how she is finding the switch from the pool and why she may have to discover a new side to her come race day.

Three incredible races in Ireland, don’t miss out!

Ireland is home to a rich tradition of open water swimming and these three unique races are back in the GSS calendar for another exciting year of competition. Leinster Open Sea is the host of these three races and is an amazing non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting open water swimming by hosting races throughout the summer in the Leinster region.

Laois woman Joan Fennelly on her Thames Marathon swim

An Laois woman who got her first swimming lessons to get fit for her 50th birthday, took on the longest river marathon in the UK last weekend.

Joan Fennelly from Mountmellick decided to include the 14km Thames Marathon as part of her personal ongoing 100km fundraiser for the charity Kidasha.

Marathon swimmer smashes provincial record with epic 80 km journey across Strait of Georgia

While it wasn't where she planned to finish, nobody has swam further in B.C. than Jill Yoneda.

Her astonishing 79.6-kilometre swim finished early Saturday evening after conquering the often unforgiving sea separating Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland. Yoneda told NanaimoNewsNOW it's believed 35-kilometres was the previous record for the longest non-stop swim in provincial waters.

Tarzana man swims 22 miles from Catalina Island to Rancho Palos Verdes to raise funds for Leukemia organization

RANCHO PALOS VERDES >> Stan Kurtz, a Tarzana man who swam 22 miles from Catalina Island to Rancho Palos Verdes to raise leukemia awareness, touched shore Sunday afternoon as a crowd of family, friends and even inspired strangers cheered him on.

He began his 12-hour journey at midnight while a large boat followed behind him, watching as he surged through the waves from night to day.

Swimmers Dylan Cachia, Sarah Demicoli crowned Birkirkara St. Joseph Open Water Swimming Champions

As the Birkirkara St. Joseph Open Water Swimming Championships drew to a close with the final race of the series, Dylan Cachia and Sarah Demicoli were crowned champions once again. 

Countdown on to Caldey Swim

THE countdown is on to next week’s Caldey Swim, where a shoal of 100 swimmers will make their way from the monastic island to the Tenby mainland.

Open-water swim spots you never knew existed

From secret coves to hidden quarries, dive into some of these unique, remote and surprising wild swimming spots around the UK.

There’s never been a better time to take the plunge into the wonderful world of wild swimming. The weather is gorgeous, the water is warm (at least, warm for the UK) and the summer holiday season is well and truly upon us. 

British endurance swimmer nears half-way of 350-mile slog to be first person to swim length of English Channel - dodging ships and jellyfish on the way

A British endurance swimmer has tremendously neared halfway of his 350-mile slog to be the first person to swim the length of the English Channel. 

Lewis Pugh, 48, is attempting to swim along the English coastline from Land's End in Cornwall to Dover, Kent, in just Speedo swimming trunks, a cap and goggles, in what he said would be his 'toughest' swim yet.

'The Long Swim', which started on July 12, marks the start of a worldwide Action for Oceans campaign calling on governments to fully protect at least 30 per cent of the world's oceans by 2030.

Poachers overcome jellyfish and big waves to complete Channel swim in record time for regimental charity

A team of soldiers braved swarms of stinging jellyfish, giant bow waves from container ships and a 10-degree drop in their normal training environment to complete a relay swim of the English Channel in record time.

10 km Olympic swimming marathon Ohrid Macedonia

The water sports club “OHRIDSKI BRANOVI 2008” from Ohrid, is pleased to announce, that for the second time in The Republic of Macedonia, there will be a 10 km Olympic swimming marathon. The marathon “Ohrid 2018” will be on 11 August 2018 (Saturday) in the Ohrid lake.

Swim Bangla Channel


I was not confident about getting permission when I sent first email to Mr. Musa Ibrahim of Everest Academy, Dhaka for Sapanna’s Solo Bangla Channel Swim, as no man has ever swum on this route Solo style. Musa was more than happy to organize solo event especially for us. Then I silently proposed.. “can we make it double !! “

Rafael Gutiérrez. Creó ACNEG (Asociación Cruce a Nado del Estrecho de Gibraltar) passed away

Asociación Cruce a Nado del Estrecho de Gibraltar

Esperamos que disfruteis con el video-homenaje que hemos realizado a nuestro recientemente fallecido presidente Rafael Gutiérrez fundador y coordinador de todos los cruces a nado en el estrecho de gibraltar como agradecimiento por su entrega y esfuerzo en cada uno de ellos. Siempre en nuestros corazones.