2021 World Open Water Swimming Event of the Year Nominees

2021 World Open Water Swimming Event of the Year Nominees

The WOWSA Awards is an annual public recognition of the world’s open water swimmers, escort pilots, coaches, administrators, volunteers, products, services, and events in different categories: 

The World Open Water Swimming Event of the Year nominees include the 15 following events.

1. Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli, a 36 km sea swim in Napoli, Italy
2. Rottnest Channel Swim, a 19.7 km ocean swim in Perth, Western Australia
3. Race For The Conch Eco-SeaSwim, a 0.5-, 1-, 2.4-mile sea swim Grace Bay, Turks & Caicos
4. Strait of Bonifacio, 15-16 km channel crossing between Italy and France
5. Around-Coronado Swim, 18.6 km circumnavigation swim in San Diego, California, USA
6. Asociación Mexicana de Aguas Abiertas, 32 km channel swim between Cozumel and the Maya Riviera in the Gulf of Mexico along the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico
7. Tampa Bay Frogman Swim, 5 km bay swim in Tampa Bay, Florida, USA
8. Perhentian Island Marathon Swim, 16 km circumnavigation swim in Pulau, Perhentian Besar, Malaysia
9. DC Marathon Swim, 33 km swim in the Potomac River in northern Washington D.C.
10. Mediterranean Peace Route, 90 km sea swim from Turkey to Northern Cyprus
11. Authentic Marathon Swim, 800m, 1.5 km, 3 km, 10 km in northern Euboea, Greece
12. Trans Tahoe Relay, 10-mile lake swim in Lake Tahoe, California, USA
13. Wörthersee Swim Austria, 500m, 700m, 1 km, 1.5 km, 3 km, 9 km, 11 km, 17 km in Klagenfurt, Austria
14. Irish Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming, 21 km Fastnet Swim in Ireland + 13 km Galway Bay Swim in Ireland + 35 km North Channel crossing between Northern Ireland and Scotland
15. Olympic 10K Marathon Swim, 10 km in Tokyo Bay, Japan

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