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Ilha Grande

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Ilha Grande is part of the Prison Island Swims (or the Triple Break or Triple Crown of Prison Island Swims that were nominated for the 2016 WOWSA Awards, a recognition of outstanding men, women, performances and offerings around the globe sponsored by the World Open Water Swimming Association in the category of World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year

Ilha Grande is an island in Brazil located 2 km to the mainland. It was used as a penal colony between 1900 and 1990.

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Ilha Grande/Foz do Rio Palmares Challenge[edit]


The 11 km Ilha Grande/Foz do Rio Palmares Challenge, part of the Swimming by The Postcards Project (or Projeto Nadando Pelos Cartões Postais in Portuguese.

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