Travessia dos Fortes

Travessia dos Fortes

Over 2,500 swimmers start together in the world's largest single mass start

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Name of Race

Travessia dos Fortes

Event Month

April

Region

South America

Distances Offered

3-4k

Water Type

Sea

Swim Type

Race

Description

Travessia dos Fortes – Praia de Copacabana is a popular open water swimming competition held at Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro that was established in 2001 by the Brazilian Army. It is a 3.8 km course with the start at Forte de Copacabana and the finish at Forte do Leme. It is one of the World’s Top 100 Open Water Swims.

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