Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli

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Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli (or the Capri-Napoli International Swimming Crossing Competition) is part of the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix, a professional marathon swimming circuit, and one of the longest running professional marathon swimming competitions in the world. It starts on the island of Capri and finishes in Napoli on the mainland of Italy. It is one of the longest marathon swims in the world at 36 km (22 miles) and is one of the World's Top 100 Open Water Swims. Luciano Cotena is the president of the organizing committee.

The Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli offers an amateur marathon swimming competition on 27 June 2013 as well as the better known pro race.

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History

Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli has a long history of attracting the best marathon swimmers in the world to Napoli since 1954. Over its 6 decades in existence, the Maratona has been part of the World Professional Marathon Swimming Federation, the International Marathon Swimming Association, and the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix circuit.

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Date

1 September 2013

Prize Money

US$20,000

Federazione Italiana Nuoto and organiser Eventualmente SAS under the direction of Luciano Cotena

Distance

36 km (22 miles)

Type

Sea

Location

City Island of Capri to Marina Grande Beach

State/County/Province via Caraccioli, Naple

Country Italy

Region Europe

Contact

Name Luciano Cotena

Title Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli

Event Information

Month: September

Class: Professional

Wetsuit: No

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