More than 1,000 swimmers will participate in this year’s “XTERRA” Swimming Challenge 2017, an open water race which will be held on Sunday, November 5, in the suburb of Vouliagmeni on the Athenian Riviera.
Taking place annually since 2013, the “XTERRA” Swimming Challenge 2017 is organized by XTERRA Hellas and the brand’s representative in Greece TRIMORE, in collaboration with the Organization of Sports, Culture and Childhood Education of the Vari-Voula-Vouliagmeni Municipality.
“The event aims to highlight open water swimming as one of the best, most spectacular sports and to show that will and persistence can make people overcome all obstacles”, the organizers said in an announcement.
The open water swimming race includes three distances for adults: 5,000 m, 2,500 m and 1,000 m; a 200-meter and a 100– meter race for children.
“The races will provide the opportunity to athletes of all ages and categories to challenge their skills and enjoy their participation,” the organizers said.
The event will be held at the complex of the Vouliagmeni coast, on November 5, starting at 11 am. For more information, press here.