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Croatian swimmer Dina Levacic to swim Japan’s Tsugaru Strait

Croatian long-distance swimmer Dina Levacic is set to embark on a brand new challenge.

On Tuesday, Levacic announced at a press conference in Split that she will attempt to swim Japan’s Tsugaru Strait. The Tsugaru Strait is a strait between Honshu and Hokkaido in northern Japan connecting the Sea of Japan with the Pacific Ocean.

Raslina Swimming Marathon

Date: 
Saturday, 20 July, 2019 (All day)

The Raslina Swimming Marathon is part of the Croatian Cup and was first held in 2010. Since then it has grown to become one of the biggest and best races in the area.

Spectacular swimming at Croatia’s Raslina Swimming Marathon!

The Raslina Swimming Marathon is part of the Croatian Cup and was first held in 2010. Since then it has grown to become one of the biggest and best races in the region.  This year it will be held on July 20, 2019!

Croatia’s record-breaking long-distance swimmer announces new challenges

Croatia’s long-distance swimmer Dina Levacic has recently announced her plans for this summer which include her second attempt to swim the length of  54 kilometres from the Adriatic island of Vis to her city of Split and the 30-kilometre Tsugaru Strait between the Japanese islands of Honshu and Hokkaido.

Dina Levačić Set to Become First Croatian to Swim Hawaii’s Molokai Channel

22-year-old Croatian swimmer Dina Levačić is set to attempt another amazing feat in the water this weekend.

Mediterranean swimming holidays filmed by drone

Drone and aerial filming has become very popular in recent years and this also reflect on swimming events. Strel Swimming, a professional swimming holiday operator, runs week-long guided trips in the Mediterranean countries (Croatia, Montenegro, Greece, Turkey, Slovenia). They swim from island to island, through the submarine tunnels and more. They have put together some amazing drone video clips from the past summer. See below youtube clips and enjoy!

 

 

 

Swim in the Yugoslav Submarine Tunnels (Bunkers)

Swim in the Yugoslav Submarine Tunnels (Bunkers)

Most of you must remember the former Yugoslavia, at least from TV news. It was a union of 6 Republics formed into a Federation. Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia (including the regions of Kosovo and Vojvodina).
In the year of 1991 Croatia and Slovenia became the first republics to declare independence from Yugoslavia. During the recent Balkan war (1991-2001) many of these countries were not were appealing to visit, but times have changed now. Many call know these countries as the Balkans!

Five Best Swimming Adventure Video Clips from Croatia

Open water offers an incredible venue for creating amazing videos of your outdoor activities. Today you can buy all kinds of video cameras to capture your adventure moments in the water and underwater. Strel Swimming company specialises in running swimming holidays in several locations across the Mediterranean and part of their trip is also a comprehensive video analysis of your technique in open water.

8# Int. Marathon of Friendship "Piran Bay", Portorož(SLO)- Kanegra(CRO, Slovenia Croatia

Date: 
Monday, 13 October, 2014 - 09:45

2500m http://www.maratonumag.hr/Sport_Events/Events/actual_events.html

08th International SF Swim Marathon "Za obale prijateljstva", "Per le coste dell´ amicizia",
"For coasts of friendship", Piranski zaljev, Piranski zaliv, Golfo di Pirano, Piran's bay,
var. B / Portoroz, Seca, SLO - Kanegra, CRO, Sunday 28.06.2015. 09:00

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