609 in 2015 and later

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

Midmar Mile champion Matt Meyer owns the #HotSeat

The 2017 Aquelle Midmar Mile was probably the most anticipated in years. Chad Ho, who had won the Midmar Mile seven times in a row, lost to young star Matthew Meyer.

If you speak to Chad, he will tell you that he was very aware of Meyer, as he had pushed him all the way last year. What made the rivalry even more interesting was the fact that they train together.

Karma Resorts Rottnest Channel Swim

THE best swimmers will take to the ocean for the 2017 Karma Resorts Rottnest Channel Swim on Saturday, February 25

Its regarded as one of Western Australia’s iconic events, the Karma Resorts Rottnest Channel Swim is a 19.7km open water swim from Cottesloe Beach to Rottnest Island.

LEN European Open Water Swimming Cup 2017 – Preview

LEN is to launch a newly shaped series in open water swimming, the ever-popular European Cup, involving exciting new venues and a couple of new stars, including Italy’s Gregorio Paltrinieri, Olympic champion in the 1500m free in Rio. Again, € 21,000 are up for grabs in prize money for the best ones.

The LEN European Open Water Swimming Cup has enjoyed great popularity among the swimmers in recent years, however, LEN is committed to improve the quality of the series.

Open Water Planet Debuts Triton Series: 2017 Race Schedule

Open Water Planet came out of retirement swinging in 2016 with the release of the South Padre Island Open Water Festival hosted by NBC Olympic Commentator Rowdy Gaines and four-time Olympic Gold Medalist Lenny Krayzelburg.  This event delivered everything promised with a full weekend of events that offered both open water swimming competition and opportunities to enjoy the variety of activities the Island of South Padre has to offer.  Following the 2016 event, however, OWP has remained fairly quiet in regards to their 2017 schedule.  Today they burst back onto the scene with the announcement of four 2017 events, all part of their latest concept The Triton Series.

Swimming legend Keri-anne Payne launches Great East Swim 2017 at Wattisham Airfield

The open water swimming event will return to Alton Water Reservoir on Saturday, June 17.

More than 2,000 people of all ages and abilities, from first timers to experienced open water swimmers, have taken on the Great East Swim in recent years as the event continues to grow.

The Best Mile yet at the Midmar Dam

The 44th edition of the world famous aQuellé Midmar Mile went off this weekend without a hitch, with many saying it was the best year yet.

The race had plenty high level excitement in what was a classic finish between reigning heavyweight Chad Ho being narrowly bested by Matthew Meyer.  Ashley Twichell proved yet again she’s one of the best in the world with a big win as well.

A swim against the tide

City kids return triumphant from their swim across the Bangladesh channel, making them the youngest to have achieved this feat.

The phrase ‘age is just a number’ is more than just your overused cliché, as proved by three kids right here in the city. On Sunday, 10-year-old Vedant Sawant, and 11-year-olds Raj Patil and Dolly Patil swam across the Bangladesh channel from Teknaf Fisheries Jetty to Saint Martins’ Island Jetty in Bangladesh, making them the youngest people to have crossed any international channel. The trio crossed roughly 16.1 km, in around four hours time.

Stage set for swimming at Glasgow 2018 European Championships

The open water venue is Loch Lomond!

Budget delay stalls President Buhari swimming tourney

The Nigeria Aquatics Federation (NAF) yesterday announced the postponement of its 2017 National Open Water Swimming Championships, saying it would now hold from March 15 to March 20.

The championships were to have held from Feb. 16 to Feb. 22 at the Jabi Lake, Abuja.

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