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Freedom Swim

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7.5 km Freedom Swim from Robben Island to Big Bay beach in Cape Town, South Africa

The Freedom Swim is a 7.5 km ocean swim from Robben Island to Big Bay beach in Cape Town, South Africa renowned for its cold waters, rough conditions and sharks that attracts aspirational channel swimmers, cold water swimmers and professional marathon swimmers from around the world.

History[edit]

Distance[edit]

7.5 km

Type[edit]

Ocean

Location[edit]

City Robben Island to Big Bay, Cape Town

Country South Africa

Region Africa

Contact[edit]

Name Ram Barkai

Event Information[edit]

Class: Amateur

Wetsuit: Yes

Charity: No

South Africa Swim Series[edit]

The South Africa Swim Series includes the Brian Curtis Mile, Human Rights Day Swim, Freedom Swim, Youth Day Swim, Women's Day Swim, and Heritage Day Swim.

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