Neil Agius crosses Sicily-Malta channel in record 28 hours

Maltese swimmer Neil Agius completes Sicily-Malta channel swim in record time to raise awareness on sea pollution
Swimmer Neil Agius made landfall in St Julians this morning after a record-breaking 28-hour swim between Sicily and Malta.

Weertman, Bridi win FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series in Chun'an

Rio Olympic champion Ferry Weertman of the Netherlands and Arianna Bridi of Italy snatched titles at the ninth and last stop of the 2019 FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series here in Chun'an county of China's Zhejiang province on Sunday.

A 17-mile race around a lake? You must be crazy

With a little help from her family and friends, Ottery's Fiona Taylor braves the marathon 17-mile swim around Italy's beautiful Lago d'Orta

After spotting a small mention of the Marathon Lago d'Orta in Northern Italy in 'Outdoor Swimmer Magazine' (Christmas subscription from my husband Mark), I proceeded to Google for details. Six months later, with 17 weeks of training fitted in between working, school pickup, homework and 92 miles swum in practice behind me, I was standing on the shores of Lake d'Orta, poised, as one of 18 participants from seven countries, to race 27km (17 miles!) around the circumference of the lake.

12° Trofeo di Nuoto Città di Pineto

Saturday, 6 July, 2019 (All day)


We inform you that on July 6th 2019 there will be the 12th Trofeo di Nuoto Città di Pineto.

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)

Mitali Khanzode Becomes Youngest Person to Swim Between Italy and Sicily

Water World Swim, the world leader in open water swimming, today announced Mitali Khanzode, a 15-year-old girl native to Sunnyvale, Calif., has successfully completed the swim of the Messina Strait. The 3.5Km (2.1 miles) aquatic traverse between the island of Sicily and mainland Italy took place on Sunday, 18 June, 2017, beginning around 8:50am local time, and took her 1 hour and 20 minutes while she faced rain, wind and challenging currents.

La Traversata delle Bocche di Bonifacio, Baia Santa Reparata (IT) to Cape Pertusato (FR), Italy France

Friday, 22 September, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, 24 September, 2017 (All day)

5 km ca. in line, depending on the weather and sea conditions from Baia Santa Reparata (IT) in Cape Pertusato (FR) or from Cape Pertusato (FR) in Santa Reparata Bay (IT)

La Traversata delle Bocche di Bonifacio 2017 è una nuotata di gruppo in acque libere, non competitiva.