PowerBar Open Water Swimming Championships

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The PowerBar Open Water Swimming Championships is organised by the Birkirkara St Joseph's Sports Club in Malta that also organizes the Malta–Gozo–Malta Open Water Swimming Competition, one of the world's top 100 open water swims. The six-part open water swimming series includes 6 races.

Birkirkara St. Joseph Sports Club

Birkirkara St. Joseph Sports Club is Malta's leading multi-sports Club, was founded in 1975. Club teams participate in amateur football, darts, table-tennis, athletics, cycling, swimming and triathlon. Football has been around for the Club’s whole life span, but it was triathlon that really put the Club on the local and international sporting scene.

The Club also organizes the Red Bull Triathlon Series of Races and a 5K Road Running Series in addition to the open sea swim series. The Club organizes also sporting events in conjunction with Local Councils and charitable institutions. Its long distance swimming team swam around the whole Maltese archipelago.

PowerBar Open Water Swimming Championships

The 2012 series includes a 2 km coastal sea race n June 7th, June 20th, July 4th, July 18th and August 29th with a 4 km race on August 1st. On August 18th, there is the 5.5 km and 11 km Malta–Gozo–Malta Open Water Swimming Competition.

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