The Santorini Experience Is Magical

The Santorini Experience Is Magical

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

The Santorini Experience is a joint running and sea swimming event on Santorini Island in the Cyclades Group of Islands in Greece.

The event includes a 1.5 km swim designed by Greek national team coach Nikos Gemelos and 1 km + 5 km + 10 km + 15 km runs in October.

People swim from the volcano on Santorini Island to the old port while several running races are concurrently held.

Participants include 5-time Olympian and 2-time open water swimming world champion Spyros Gianniotis and fellow 2016 Olympian Kelly Araouzou as well as the Greek national swim team.

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Photo shows 2016 Olympian Kelly Araouzou and Antonios Fokaidis with 5-time Olympian Spyros Gianniotis at the 2014 LEN European Swimming Championships.

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