Swimming Shonan

Swimming Shonan

Courtesy of Shonan Open Water Swimming, Japan.

The Shonan Open Water Swimming (湘南オープンウォータースイミング) event has been held for 16 years and included a 2.5 km fin swim as well as a 500m and 10 km point-to-point mainland-to-island marathon swim from Zushi (逗子) on the main island of Honshu to Enoshima (江の島), a small offshore island in Sagami Bay, with 468 participants in 2019.

One of the largest open water swimming competitions in Japan, the multi-race event (800m, 2.5 km, 5 km and 10 km) was held in Kanagawa Prefecture south of Tokyo.

For more information, visit shonanows.jp.

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Steven Munatones